11th and 12th July – Befaco workshop, DIY Analogue Modular Synths

We welcome Befaco for our next DIY modular synth workshop on 11th and 12th July 2015 at the Music Hackspace (ContainerVille). When: 11th and 12th July 2015, 11am to 6 pm. Where: Music Hackspace, ContainerVille, Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent, London, E2 9DS United Kingdom 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. Target... Read More

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DIY audio mixer workshop Sunday, 8th of September 2013

Join us at the new Hackspace Location for this DIY passive 3 channel audio mixer workshop with Kacper Ziemianin. an example of DIY passive mixer   You will learn how to make a simple but very useful passive audio mixer and at the end you will take home what you have built. All the components and housing are included in the price, unless you want to use a different, box (cigar boxes are great!) then go ahead. Passive audio mixers are great, they don’t need power supply... Read More

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25.07.2013 concert by Jukka Hautamäki and MAX/MSP meetup

This week at Music Hackspace we have a regular MAX/MSP meetup (like every last Thursday of the month) where people share knowledge and patches made with MAX/MSP environment. When: Thursday 25th July, 7:30pm Where: Troyganic. 132 Kingsland Road – Corner of Cremer Street – London E2 8DY Before that we will have a gig by a guest from Finland – Jukka Hautamäki. Media artist Jukka Hautamäki (b. 1971), born in Oulu, lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Hautamäki... Read More

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London Music Hackspace at Elephant&Castle Mini Maker Faire 6.7.2013

We are very happy to be part of Elephant&Castle Mini Maker Faire at London College of Communication. Please join us on Saturday the 6th of July at our booth where we will be presenting projects built by Music Hackspace members. We will be also talking about what we do and how to get involved. Visitors will have an opportunity to play hacked instruments, DIY contact microphones and even a drum robot. and much much more. We will have LMH t-shirts and other special items for... Read More

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2nd Dec 2012, Hi-Tech Kitchenware Workshop

Ever wondered how to make punchy electronic music with your kitchenware? How to take your dinner table to the next level? Just visit the pound shop and come to visit us on Sunday Dec 2nd with some salad bowls, pots, pans and a few electronic components.   The workshop is aimed to put your design ideas into practice. We will start with some kitchenware of your choice (pots, pans, glasses), identify a design, position the sensors and help you build your instrument. No prior... Read More

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11th Nov 2012, Circuit bending workshop

A new session in our series of circuit bending / hacking sound toys workshops. Date/time: Sunday 11th Nov, 2 pm to 7 pm 
Location: London Music Hackspace (Unit 30). Cremer Business Centre, 37 Cremer Street. London E2 8HD Materials/fee: Materials and components are included and will be provided for all participants, there is a fee of £25. Learn the necessary techniques to turn hackable toys into useful sound devices, electronic instruments or, who knows, sound sculptures perhaps.... Read More

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28th Oct 2012, Circuit bending workshop

  Learn the necessary techniques to turn hackable toys into useful sound devices, electronic instruments or, who knows, sound sculptures perhaps.This will be a practical, hands-on workshop, including an introduction to the most easy and effective bending techniques and a presentation about instrument designs and musicians using hacked equipment. Participants will have the opportunity of testing and hacking new projects. Everyone is welcome to bring their own devices for... Read More

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Hacked sound toys pictures

On the weekend we had a hacking sound toys workshop at the Music Hackspace. Placed on the working surface: a bunch of second-hand electronic children’s toys, a few rear panels finely chopped, a handful of resistors and some crocodile clips (among other things). All was cooked after the required introduction to circuit bending techniques. Thank you Tasos for sharing your tips and tricks and to all the assistants for their contribution to unconventional sonic creation.  Read More

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