‘Re-evaluating rhythm’ with Dom Aversano, Thu 29 Jan

Following the inauguration of our new space and the successful fundraiser campaign, we are excited to host our first presentation and discussion open session, with Dom Aversano on Thursday 29th January from 6.30pm at our new space (Unit 15, 5–10 Corbridge Crescent, London E2 9DS). Dom Aversano is a percussionist, composer, and writer who has studied music from various global cultures; as he prepares to write a book, he will present the case that the Western music tradition... Read More

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The disting: Eurorack synth module presentation with Andrew Ostler, October 9th

Andrew Ostler of Expert Sleepers Ltd will present the ‘disting’, a hackable Eurorack format synthesiser module, this Thursday 9th of October at 7pm, at Troyganic Cafe (132 Kingsland Road, E2 8DP). The disting is based around a commodity PIC32 microcontroller and an audio codec, providing the ability to run surprisingly complex processes on control voltages and audio at high audio sample rates. As shipped the module provides 16 algorithms (selected from a front... Read More

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Jack James’ Temporary Local Broadcast sharing event September 18

We are excited to welcome Metal artist-in-residence Jack James who will be hosting with us an informal ‘sharing event’ of his new piece Temporary Local Broadcast. When: Thursday 18th September 7pm Where: Troyganic Cafe, 132 Kingsland Road, corner of Cremer Street, London E2 8DY Entrance: Free! This is an opportunity to hear some of the recordings that Jack has made for the project, all of which have been produced in Peterborough, along with a presentation and discussion. Temporary... Read More

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TEDxTeen meet-up, Wednesday 3rd September

Join us tomorrow Wednesday 3rd from 7pm at Troganic Cafe. In the meeting we will go through the final preparations for our participation in the TedXTeen conference, which will take place in London on October 11th 2014. When: Wednesday 3rd September, 7pm Where: 132 Kingsland Road, Corner of Cremer Street, London E2 8DY Come around if you would like to volunteer to support and join us in the event! The TEDx Program is a platform created by TED and TEDxTeen is an all day conference... Read More

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Call for projects: TEDxTeen London, Oct 11 2014

TEDxTeen is coming to London on October 11th 2014 and Music Hackspace has been invited to host a dedicated demo booth and feature in the conference speaker sessions. The TEDx Program is a platform created by TED and TEDxTeen is an all day conference put on by We Are Family Foundation, taking place in New York City. This October they are bringing the 6th TEDxTeen Conference to London at the O2 Indigo Theatre. If you have a project and would like to take part, contact curators@musichackspace.org,... Read More

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Acoustic Hacking Meetup, Sunday 27th July

We are excited to present for the first time in our blog the Acoustic Hacking Meetups. Led by Saif Bunni, Acoustic Hacking are workshop driven meetups that happen the last Sunday of each month at the London Hackspace. We meet to share, discuss, make, explore and collaborate together to make sounds! We have a focus on the hands-on and the physical, and to create objects and devices that make music and sound, either manually or without our interference. Join us on this journey... Read More

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æstival: Sound Art and Music Saturday 21st June

When: Saturday 21st June, 4pm-3am Where: The Hive Project Unit 2A Queen’s Yard, White Post Lane; Hackney Wick E9 5EN Theatre Entrance: Register for theatre section day ticket in advance, or £3 on the door. Bar Entrance: Free æstival: sound art and music is an all day programme proposing many and various ways of understanding music and sonic arts, featuring 24 artists, from artistic and experimental to the most organic and visceral music makers. With a common focus in... Read More

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Music Hackspace Hackathon at NIME 2014: Launch Meetup

We are excited to announce that Music Hackspace is hosting a one day Hackathon during NIME 2014 Open Day event on Friday 4th of July, at Goldsmiths Great Hall, Richard Hoggart Building. To welcome participants, introduce challenges and form groups, we are launching the Hackathon in advance, this Thursday 12th June as part of our regular meet ups. Meet us this Thursday with Jean-Baptiste Thiebaut and Adam John Williams to get involved and hear more about the Hackathon challenges... Read More

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Patchblocks session with Sebastian Heinz. Thursday 29th May

When: Thursday 29th May, 7:00pm Where: 132 Kingsland Road London E2 8DY Shoreditch Patchblocks are stand-alone programmable synthesizer modules. Turn them into filters, sequencers, oscillators, or anything you can think of with an easy to use visual programming environment. Plug them into each other or use them with other music gear. You can also easily share your patches online and learn from the community. Sebastian Heinz, the creator of Patchblocks, will be giving an introduction... Read More

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Wednesday 21st May: Hands-on session on Faust with Yann Orlarey

When: Wednesday 21st May 7.00pm Where: Troyganic, 132 Kingsland Road, near Hoxton station, at the corner of Cremer street. Faust [Functional Audio Stream] is a Domain Specific Language designed for real-time signal processing and sound synthesis. It is a fully compiled language, the Faust compiler translates Faust programs into equivalent imperative programs (typically C++, LLVM, Java, etc.), taking care of generating efficient code. The generated code is self-contained and suitable... Read More

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