Modular Synth Workshop with Befaco, 18th and 19th April

We welcome the team from Befaco for our next DIY modular synth workshop on 18th and 19th April at the Music Hackspace (ContainerVille). #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ When:... Read More

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“Do you need a handheld experimental analog synth? Or have you had a Stylophone as a christmas or birthday present and you want to upgrade it? Are you a circuit bending & hardware hacking enthusiast? Are you interested in learning some cool tricks about turning simple electronic sound toys into killer-sound noisy machines?? Then this is a workshop for you! HACK-A-STYLOPHONE WORKSHOP!!” When: Sunday 8th March, 12:00-17:00 Where: Music Hackspace, Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge... Read More

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Gen.AV – Tools for Generative Audiovisuals

Nuno Correia will present his artistic work and research on audiovisual performance. The first part of the presentation will focus on his artistic work with Video Jack (, which was the subject of his PhD thesis and book: “Interactive Audiovisual Objects”. The second part will focus on work with tools for audiovisual performance: the vector graphics oriented AudioVisual Vector eXchange – AVVX ( and the recent project on generative... Read More

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We carry on with our Circuit Bending workshop series led by artist Tasos Stamou at our new space in Container Ville. Join us for our next hacking session! #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php... Read More

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Stanley Lewry presents OptoNoise, Thu 26 Feb

Date: Thursday 26th February, 6.30pm Location: Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent, London E2 9DS “The project revolves around trying to make sound using analogue optoelectronics. We have a plan to build a keyboard that allows light to filter through etched microscope slides that traverse the light beam as they are pressed, with a sensor that will pick up the variances in the light that passes that will create a unique tone to the sound. We also hope to make spinning... Read More

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Embedded Residency 2012-13 (Tim Murray-Browne)

As a part of Sound and Music’s Embedded Composer programme, Music Hackspace hosted sound artist Tim Murray-Browne during a ten month residency. The composer in residency programme resulted in The Cave of Sounds, an interactive sound installation exploring the prehistoric origins of collective music making through the contemporary music hacker scene. The work was created by composer in residence Tim Murray-Browne in collaboration with members of the Music Hackspace (Dom... Read More

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With the new Embedded residency with Sound and Music for Spring 2015 announced, we welcome you to meet our previous composer in residence Tim Murray-Browne. When: Thursday 19th of February, 6.30pm Where: Unit 15, 5-10 Corbridge Crescent London E2 9DS Tim Murray-Browne will speak about his ten month residency at the Music Hackspace through Sound and Music’s Embedded Composer programme,. This composer in residency programme resulted in The Cave of Sounds, an interactive... Read More

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Hackables: augmenting instruments by Andrew McPherson, Thu 12 Feb

This Thursday’s event at the Music Hackspace will feature Andrew McPherson talking about the results of his EPSRC-funded project Hackable Instruments, summarising the results from both the study of appropriation and the D-Box study, along with a live demo of the D-Box and a discussion of future directions. When: Thursday 12th February, 6.30pm Where: Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent London E2 9DS The Hackable Instruments project (Victor Zappi and Andrew McPherson, Queen... Read More

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Annual General Meeting 2015

This will be our first AGM at the space, and an opportunity to review how we’re doing and take actions for the activities for the rest of the year. The Music Hackspace Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 12th Mar 2015 18:30 – 20:00, at Music Hackspace Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent London E2 9DS. AGM agenda: – Review of mission and objectives – Accounts and legal structure report – Seminar program report – Workshops programme... Read More

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

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 –... Read More

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