Thursday 5th of September – back to Troyganic – ‘Plug + Play’ system by Neil Merry

After a month spent at the Barbican center, to where we moved all our events and activities for the whole month of August during Hack the Barbican event (which was a great success) we are back to Troyganic and we are not slowing down!!! WHEN: Thursday 5th of September, 7pm WHERE: 132 Kingsland Road, London, Troyganic (in the basement). Tube: Hoxton The first event will feature a presentation of ‘Plug + Play’ system by Neil Merry , a recent graduate from the Design... Read More

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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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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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The OWL: a programmable guitar pedal

A team of Hackspace and Music Hackspace members are currently working on a programmable guitar effects pedal called the OWL. OWL stands for Open Ware Laboratory, which refers to the fact that the entire project is open-source in both hardware and software – all code and documents relating to the project will be freely available under the Gnu GPL license. The OWL is based around an ARM Cortex M4 chip, and can be programmed using a specially developed software framework.... Read More

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11th July: Talk and performance by Tom Richards

Join us this Thursday where Tom Richards will give a brief overview of his artworks, music and research, followed by a performance and demonstration of some of his hand made electronic instruments. Where: Troyganic Café, 132 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8DY When: 11 July 2013, 7.30pm Tom Richards has been walking the line between Sonic Art, Sculpture and Music since graduating with an MA in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art in 2004. He has exhibited and performed widely in... 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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13.06.2013 Chris Weaver and Ed Baxter present ‘Speed of Light’

Chris Weaver and Ed Baxter from Resonance 104.4 Fm and Resonance Radio Orchestra will talk about the work ‘Speed of Light’ which was commissioned as part of Legacy Trust UK’s Community Celebrations programme, which aimed to build a lasting legacy from the UK’s hosting of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In August 2012 Edinburgh’s Arthur’s Seat was the stage for an extraordinary public art performance. The iconic mountain was brought to life in... Read More

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Sunday 21st April, Hackday: Assistive Music Technology

On Sunday 21st April  Drake Music will run a hackday to create and share new instruments that break down disabling barriers to music making. Run in partnership with Furtherfield and Music Hackspace, makers will have the opportunity to work towards one of two prizes for the most innovative work. Software as well as hardware hackers are welcome. There will be some devices to hack if you don’t bring your own (makey makey, arduino…), a £100 price to the best project... Read More

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Thursday 11th April, Presentation and gig by Holzkopf

Since 2001, Holzkopf has been gaining a reputation for unique, abstract and euphorically abrasive performances. Borrowing from dub mixing, noise performance, psychedelia and free improvisation, Holzkopf seeks to keep the style and sound undefinable and non-linear. Through grass roots touring networks, Holzkopf has played dance parties under bridges and in clubs, free style noise sculpture in parks and deep listening sessions in small apartments. Sounds are made through glitching... Read More

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Mobile electronic human orchestra: artist talk by Sophie McDonald (MzTEK)

Thursday 17th of January 2013, 7:30pm Troyganic, 132 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DY The Hacked Human Orchestra is a project by MzTEK, Guerilla Science and Kobakant to produce a series of wearable musical designs for workshops, culminating in a audio mix of the Hacked Human Orchestra. Last December we welcomed MzTek for one of their  Hacked Human Orchestra workshops at the Music Hackspace. Sophie McDonald is a co-founder of MzTEK, she is a media artist, freelance workshop producer,... Read More

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