Material Studies @ Hackthebarbican

For the Hackthebarbican, the Material Studies group (Blanca Regina, Matthias Kispert and Andrew Riley) will conduct and play in a session/workshop of 3 hours divided in 2 explorations at the Hammerson room and at the Lake Patio, from 15:00 until 18:00. For this session we will use multiple materials as cardboard , paper, wood and plastic. Audience can became a participant in any moment. Join us and explore the sound of the materials in a playfull experience! The Material Studies... Read More

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SEPT 1st, Stylophone Hacking Workshop

Music circuit bending workshop led by sound artist Tasos Stamou, focused on altering and upgrading the functions and sounds of the Stylophone, a UK-made pocket electronic keyboard synthesizer with a characteristic sound. Participants will be guided through the procedure and completion of hard wiring and adding pitch controls, body contacts, sustain mods, CVs and other functions to the stylophones provided by the stock or brought from home. All materials and components included.... Read More

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Hacking and Entrepreneurship at Hack The Barbican

To celebrate 2 years of community building, this event will showcase 2 projects supported by members of the Music Hackspace, and discuss the emergence of entrepreneurship within hackerspace communities. WHERE: Barbican Free Stage, Penthouse 4C Ground level by the lake side Nearest Tube: Moorgate Entrance by Silk Street WHEN: Thursday 29th of August, 7:00pm PROGRAM: The OWL, TouchKeys and a Panel The OWL: a programmable guitar pedal. This project led by Martin Klang has raised... Read More

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The Cave of Sounds at the Barbican 19-26 August. Private view Thursday 22nd from 7pm

An early prototype of the Cave of Sounds being demoed at Music Tech Festival, May 2013.

The Cave of Sounds is an interactive sound installation created by artist in residence Tim Murray-Browne with members of the Music Hackspace. It’s the outcome of the Ensemble project, exploring what it means to hack new musical interfaces together. The work will be exhibited downstairs at the Barbican as a part of Hack the Barbican, outside the stalls entrance to the concert hall and running at the following times: Mon 19 Aug 7pm — 10pm Tue 20 Aug 3pm — 10pm Wed... Read More

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Musichackspace performances@Hackthebarbican 15th August, Barbican Centre

The Music Hackspace Performances@HacktheBarbican is an event curated by Blanca Regina, on the 15th of August from 19:00 till 23:00pm -Club Stage, Barbican Centre- Free entrance. On this occasion, 6 acts by various artists showcase and perform audiovisual pieces that illustrate the diversity of practices and aesthetics of the Music Hackspace. The event will be presented by Jean-Baptiste Thiebaut, who co-founded Music Hackspace in 2011. Artists include in order of live acts for... Read More

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8th August: MHS Workshops Anniversary – Performances at Hack the Barbican

As part of the set of activities devised by the Music Hackspace for Hack the Barbican next Thursday we are celebrating the first anniversary of our workshops’ programme with an evening of performances. This event is a unique opportunity to discover and hear the instruments our workshop leaders and participants have built during the year! MHS Workshops Anniversary – performances evening Thursday 8th of August, 8pm at Hack the Barbican Freestage Barbican Centre, Silk... Read More

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