Circuit bending/hacking sound toys workshop, 22nd February 2015

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Join us for a circuit bending/hacking sound toys workshop, led by sound artist Tasos Stamou. The workshop provides an introduction to modifying techniques and alternative electronic instrument designs. It is suitable for beginners as well as to more experienced hackers and sound explorers to push forward their ideas and projects of innovative sound interfaces.

– Learn the necessary techniques to turn hackable sound toys into useful sound devices and electronic instruments

– Practical, hands-on workshop, including all tips to the most easy and effective modifications, also presenting musicians who utilize handmade and hacked instruments.

– Everyone is welcome to bring their own electronic devices for bending, otherwise hackable toys will be provided from a large selection. Please contact us with any questions regarding “hackability” of your own devices.

Date/Time: Sunday 22nd February 2015, 12 to 6pm
Location:Music Hackspace, ContainerVille Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent Corbridge Crescent London E2 9DS
Materials/fee: Tools, materials and components provided, fee GBP 45
Please register via: workshops@musichackspace.org

The workshop will be led by Tasos Stamou, a dedicated circuit bender and instrument modifier/ designer. He has been utilizing his hacked creations into various sound performances and recordings of electroacoustic music. He is currently concentrated into video-bending techniques and DIY modular synthesizer interfaces.

www.tasosstamou.wordpress.com / stamouinstruments.blogspot.com

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