Meet the reviewers who evaluated the MIDI Innovation Awards entries! Athan Billias, COO MIDI Association Ned Rush, artist and Music Hackspace workshop leader Sam Topley, PhD student and Music Hackspace workshop leader Brett Porter, MIDI Association board member, senior software engineer, Art & Logic Zhao Yitian, CEO of CME, MIDI Association board member Lawrence Levine, CEO of Horn Lele Parravicini, CTO Audio Modeling Ben Schogler, Founder, Playable... Read More

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Music Hackspace, the MIDI Association and NAMM to host the first MIDI Innovation Awards

2nd December 2020 For immediate release Music Hackspace, the MIDI Association, and NAMM to host the first MIDI Innovation Awards during Believe in Music week, January 2021. London, England – Music Hackspace, the MIDI Association, and NAMM are proud to announce the first MIDI Innovation Awards, a showcase of grassroots music innovation, hosted during NAMM’s Believe in Music Week.  MIDI has been at the centre of music technology innovation since 1983,... Read More

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Competition – Can you hack it?

  Enter our making competition to win a workshop voucher worth £150 and see your work promoted in our channels. We want to see examples of your music tech hacks, new inventions, homemade sound devices, DIY instruments and projects. Upload your photos or short videos to Twitter or Facebook using #musichackcomp Entries will be shortlisted by social media likes. The competition closes on Monday 1st of August and the winner will be announced on Thursday 4th of August. Please... Read More

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Competition – Can you hack it? – Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions 1.How to Enter 1.1 To join the competition entrants will need to upload a photo or video/vines etc to Facebook or Twitter using the unique hashtag #musichackcomp. We want to see examples of your homemade devices making sounds, DIY instruments and music making projects. 1.2 The entrants may enter more than once, each posting counts as a separate entry 2.When to Enter and Who Can Enter 2.1 The competition opens on Friday 17th July 2016 and closes Monday 1st... Read More

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Sónar 2016 Delegate Pass promotion until March 30th

As part of our ongoing collaboration with Sónar Barcelona to promote networking opportunities among related communities around music and the creative industries, we are offering to our community 20 Delegate Passes with 20% discount to attend Sonar 2016 (
promotional price: 200 euros / price without promotion: 250 euros). Delegate Passes give full access to Sónar+D&Sónar. Contact to get your promotional pass. This special deal is valid... Read More

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Workshop: build your own SIGNUM device and reveal hidden sounds

SIGNUM_Portable Analog Instrumentation Amplifier from animazon on Vimeo. In this workshop participants will build and take home their own Signum device, which is designed to experiment with hidden signals and usually un-hearable sounds. The device includes a transducer, optical, coil, germanium diode and small loop antenna that will allow you to both to listen to and record the sounds hidden in the electromagnetic spectrum. The workshop will also cover the use of the electromagnetic... Read More

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Become a member!

// Buy Community membership /month Become a member of the community! With a community membership, you will: – Have unlimited access to seminars – Be kept updated of other activities such as open days and workshops Thank you for your support and welcome to the Music Hackspace community! Payment will recur every month, you can stop it at any time. // <a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Buy... Read More

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LCDD, Tasos Stamou & Arma Agharta

An evening of extreme sonic presentations, of extreme sounds made with extreme DIY electronics. Spanish circuit bent orchestra LCDD will be leading a fiesta of handmade live electronics, musical cynicism and playful noise, followed by solos of circuit bending master and free improviser Tasos Stamou and Lithuanian sonic performance star Arma Agharta. When: May 23d @ 20:00 – 23:00 Where: 132 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DY BUY TICKETS More... Read More

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Ether Pad presentation with Edward Rateer, April 2nd

Date: Thursday 2nd of April, 6.30pm Location: Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent, E2 9DS “Ether Pad is in the final stages of development. It is an innovative instrument that gives drummers and percussionists a new way to control reverse sample playback in real-time. During this presentation, those attending will have the opportunity to test and play a prototype. This presentation will be particularly useful for musicians who choose to perform with electronic drums/pads... Read More

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Rebel Technology modular synth workshop, 28th March

Build your own Rebel Technology synthesizer modules at the Music Hackspace! We are pleased to present a workshop in Eurorack module building by London-based manufacturer Rebel Technology. This workshop is the first time that Rebel Technology modules are available for DIY builders. You don’t have to have previous experience with soldering or electronics, we will be there throughout to help you with any difficulties. Over the course of the day we will guide you through the... Read More

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