Will happen on Saturday, May 13th ( 7-8PM ) @ Quimby’s Bookstore on 1854 West North Avenue Chicago IL. In honor of Nic’s new book Handmade Electronic Music. There may also be beer there and of course autographs. Thanks to Alex I. for sending in the tip.
This is interesting, apparently after the release of Handmade Electronic Music, Nic Collins did some workshops and was featured with an interview in a book with Andres Bosshared, Bruno Spoerri, and Norbert Möslang called Home Made Sound Electronics. Unfortunately it looks like its only available in Switzerland. The content very much intrigues me, especially this … Continue reading Home Made Sound Electronics – The Book
7:40PM DIE SCHRAUBER 8:20PM Peter Edwards of Casperelectronics 9:00PM E-Squared 9:40PM Family TV 10:20PM Devgon Ash 11:00PM Ken Rei 11:40PM Dr. Rek Also happening during the day: 12:00PM ASMO (Anti Social Musik Order) Dub Siren / Noise Box Workshop Tickets ($45) The finished instrument has 16 loop functions, master pitch control, 2 effects (distortion & … Continue reading Bent Festival 2009 Friday Lineup
At appears that the Bent Fest 2009 website was updated recently with some good information. The Fest will be held at The Tank in NYC on April 16-19th, 2009. Tickets are $10 each night or $25 for a 3 Day Pass available here. So far the Performers are: All Over the Where ASMO (Anti Social … Continue reading Bent Fest NYC 2009 More Info
Going though my email I found a long ago correspondence with Phil Archer and a link to his website. His works have been shown in publications like the Nic Collins Hand Made Electronic Music Book and also as parts of Exhibitions. Some of his methods I find interesting. Like the prepared Printer, much like John … Continue reading Phil Archer devices
Caleb has recently posted a video of a graphite turntable sequencer demonstrating the conductive properties of graphite aka pencil lead. The technique of controlling an oscillator though the graphite resistance has long been known and demonstrated in publications by Forest Mims and Nic Collins. However, in this case Caled used graphite on a circular piece … Continue reading Graphite Turntable Sequencer-DJs rejoice!
by Austin My first exposure to contact microphones was when I first wanted to amplify my autoharp. I found a contact mic from a local guitar store and used it for a while. I use a magnetic autoharp pick-up now, because I found the contact microphone amplified the noise of the bar chords being pressed … Continue reading Introducing Creme DeMentia Bottle-Cap Contact Microphones from GetLoFi
“but this last couple of years the circuit bending scene is growing everywhere in France!!”
Q: Who all is Pan&tone? Cristiano Rosa is Pan&tone. I live in Porto Alegre, southern Brazil. I’ve worked with experimental music since 1989, using wrinkled cassete tape collages, microphones and percussion with scrap iron. Q: When did you first start Circuit Bending, and where did you learn how to Circuit Bend? In 2005 I was … Continue reading PANeTONE IS FROM BRAZIL
Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking, looks be very interesting as this content index suggests. With topics that include: turning a radio into a body contact synth, cheap oscillators with Hex Schmitt Triggers, alternative video projectors, eavesdropping on electromagnetic music, using oscillators as clocks for toys, reading credit cards with tapeheads, etc. It … Continue reading The Art of Hardware Hacking