Befaco Modular Synth Workshop, 14th and 15th May 2016

Join us for a weekend of DIY modular synth making on 14th and 15th May 2016!

HANDS ON WORKSHOP: build your own synth modules on eurorack format. We provide all the necessary components to build your device from scratch. Each participant builds her/his own machine during the workshop.

REGISTRATION. Please note a minimum number of participants is required for this workshop to take place, so please book your place asap!

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With this item you will be booking a spot in our workshop.Please send an email to workshops@stagingmhs.local indicating which module/s you want to build. This £20 booking fee will be deducted during the workshop from the price of the kit of your choice.

Please note there will be no refunds in case of cancelling / not showing. Thanks for the reservation and see you soon!

Required skills: interest and patience. No previous experience in electronics is necessary.

Required materials: Fine tip soldering iron less than 25w is recommended (we can provide some soldering irons and hand tools for participants who don’t have their own).

When: Sat 14th  and Sun 15th May 2016, 11am to 7 pm.

Where: Music Hackspace @ LimeWharf Yard. LimeWharf, Vyner Street E2 9DJ London

If you have any questions please email us at: workshops@stagingmhs.local

Befaco is a Synth DIY/open hardware platform focused on designing modules and organizing modular synth workshops regularly in Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin and London. Befaco Workshops FAQ’s.

Available modules:

Spring reverb …………………150 GBP
Even VCO ……………………130 GBP
BF22 VCF……………………..140 GBP
Rampage…………………………….170 GBP
Instrument Interface………..125 GBP
Output module……………….. 70 GBP
Mixer………………………………55 GBP
Crush Delay……………………130 GBP
Hexa VCA………………………150 GBP
power supply + power bus……90 GBP
Power Bus………………………..50 GBP
Dual Atenuverter………………55 GBP
Joysitck controller…………….120 GBP
Slew Limiter ………………………….60 GBP
Sampling Mod………….130 GBP
Midi thing……………..125GBP
A*B+C…………………95GBP

If you have any questions please email us at: workshops@stagingmhs.local


The Music Hackspace programme is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

This activity is part of the workshop series #SoundUnfolded, curated by Susanna Garcia. #SoundUnfolded brings together action-based ideas about sound and explores the relationships we can establish with sound through the act of making.

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DIY Modular Synth workshop with ‘000’ – 16 and 17 April

DIY workshop about percussion and distortion lead by øpen-hardware team “000

April 16 – April 17

LimeWharf,

Vyner St,  London,  E2 9DJ

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• Aberrant analogue distortion and percussion modules

Modules are both stand-alone and Eurorack.
The workshop will cover both theory and practice about analogue circuit design, percussion and noise. No previous experience in electronics is needed but interest and patience is mandatory.

Please book your place using the button below. The booking price will be discounted from the module at the workshop. We will get in touch with you after the booking about the module you will choose. For any questions please contact workshops@stagingmhs.local

 


Both days are independent so participants can choose when to join the workshop.

Modules available are:

TOMS of Finland *NEW* (Workshop price: £135)

BSDM Bareback Kick (Workshop price: £105)

SCAT 0-logical distortion (Workshop price: £85)

Snore Fist Drum (Workshop price: £125)

WHIP MIDI to trigger interface (Workshop price: £130)

This is the first time the module “TOMS of Finland” is available, both as as Kit and already assembled.

  • New percussive tool designed by 000 with a special subsonics Twin-T core (similar to the 808/606), including special and extended controls on panel, a second precision FM oscillator and noise control able to perform a big variety of sounds – from metallic, to bass and drone sounds (and a special push button),
    to change from High to low pitch sounds.
  • The module includes a hand trigger push button and cv control for the accent of the trigger.
  • The Output has a bast voltage to make strong percussive sounds.
  • Eurorack and Banana compatible
  • +/-12v power supply – 10HP
  • Control for Pitch, P.Envelope, FM pitch, FM amount, Decay, Envelope decay, FM Decay, Noise and Volume with potentiometer.
  • Custom light buttons: High/Low TOM selector and a Trigger/Whip.
  • The Input section offers trigger/gate in

 

This workshop is part of the series ¨#SoundUnfolded¨,  which brings together action-based ideas about sound. It proposes an exploration of the relationships we can establish with sound through the act of making. To patch, to code, to reveal, to sonify. This is a workshop series about modular synths, audio synthesis, the electromagnetic spectrum, the transmission of sound and the digital.”

 



This programme is supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

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