Andrew McPherson: Augmenting Instruments

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Dr Andrew McPherson is a Reader at Queen Mary University, where he leads the Augmented Instruments Lab. He invented the Magnetic Resonator piano, Touch keys and Bela, and is on a mission to empower anyone to build their own instruments. In this talk, Andrew will revisit his inventions and give tips to get started building […]

FREE

Marek Bereza: building hardware synths and iOS apps

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Marek Bereza is one of those passionate people who can take on any challenges, as long as they pique his interest. Marek has been working on his own projects or consulting for most of his career, to the exception of a 2-year spell at Apple, where he designed prototypes with the Human Interface Devices group. […]

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Andrew Leggo: Designing Instruments

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Andrew Leggo designed the Roland AX-1 Keytar. He is live on the 7th of September to share his experience designing instruments. https://youtu.be/4bItaf9MsNw

FREE

Build an interactive textile instrument

Online

This practice-led course will show you how to make an electronic textile interface for music performance. We will learn a DIY technique to craft with e-textile materials and then explore how to make music with the handcrafted interface in a number of ways. Each session will follow on from the last, developing your knowledge through […]

From £119

Noisy pompoms – make an e-textile instruments

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/**/ Important note: This workshop includes a kit that will be shipped to your address from the UK, please note that registrations will close 7 days before the workshop to allow enough time for you to receive your kit. What’s in the kit? The kit comes with a pre-soldered printed circuit board, e-textile material, a speaker, […]

£49 – £59

Mash Machine live-stream with the founders

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Discover a new instrument in this live-stream and learn their design story. Based in Tallinn, Estonia, the Mash Machine team has put together a kit version of the Reactable. While it looks similar to the Barcelona instrument, the software and sound engine is different. Mash Machine is designed as a social instrument, playing and meshing […]

FREE

Build an interactive textile instrument

Online

This practice-led course will show you how to make an electronic textile interface for music performance. We will learn a DIY technique to craft with e-textile materials and then explore how to make music with the handcrafted interface in a number of ways. Each session will follow on from the last, developing your knowledge through […]

From £119

Shakmat DIY modular synth build with CV FREQS

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This workshop led by CV FREQS (Chelsea Bruno, PhD and Craig Clifford, MD, MS) and the Shakmat team focuses on the complete build of a range of available DIY Shakmat kits. Chelsea and Craig will lead a workshop to build Knight's Gallop, while the Shakmat team will be on hand to build all other modules. What's […]

£32.50