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 […]

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Interface design in Max with JS/JSUI

Music Hackspace Somerset House, West Service Yard, Victoria Embankment, London

In this workshop we’ll look at scripting techniques for changing the appearance and behaviour of Max patchers, and the use of Javascript graphics to build new types of on-screen displays and controls. /**/ Max contains an embedded Javascript engine which can be used to control aspects of Max from a textual language, providing more power […]

£35

Algorithmic Composition in Max: Bringing Order to Chaos

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Learn to construct music-generating algorithms in Max, to compose semi-autonomously or supplement your compositional practice. Level: Intermediate  Composing with randomness For centuries, musicians have incorporated chance-based elements into their compositions, first through coin flips and dice rolls and more recently through computer software. Today, building music-oriented algorithmic systems is easier than ever with Max. What you […]

£35

Noisy pompoms: build an e-textile instrument

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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

Build a web assembly synthesiser with iPlug 2

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Learn to use iPlug2 C++ audio plugin framework to create a synthesiser that runs on the web. iPlug2 is a new C++ framework that allows you to build cross-platform audio plug-ins, using minimal code. One of the exciting features of iPlug2 is that it lets you turn your plug-in into a web page that anyone […]

£59

Build an interactive textile instrument

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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