Hacking Session: January 2016

Hacking Session

After two successful hacking sessions we've now decided to make these a permanent monthly fixture. From now on there'll be a hacking session on the second Sunday of every month starting at 19:30.

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Gamelan, Pringles and Toys: November 2015

We had a fantastic session this month, with Charles Matthews, Tom Fox and Tasos Stamou showing their work or running workshops. There was our best crowd so far and it was great to see everyone joining in, having a great time and make plenty of racket on all the noise makers that were there. If you missed this one, you'll definitely want to catch the next in January which will be just as much fun!

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Hacking Session: Sunday 15th Nov 2015

Hacking Session

After a bit of thought we've decided to try an experiment.

Our end-of-the-month sessions are turning more and more into workshops, so there's not really the opportunity to get any actual hacking done on our projects.

To address this we've decided to have 'Hacking Sessions' on the second Sunday of each month which will be a chance for you guys to bring your own projects along and work on them. This'll hopefully give us all a bit more of a chance to get help from each other and make progress on our projects.

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Diddley Bows: Sunday 25th October 2015

We had another great session this month with some new members and hackoustic stalwarts making all sorts of racket and mess in the hackspace. We ran workshops on the Epsilonograph and diddley bow making as well as messing around with nail violins, capacitative sensor MIDI controllers and and a new automated glockenspiel.

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Highlights from Turbine Festival: Sat 25th July 2015

With an estimated 28,000 people through the doors of Tate Modern, 8,000 people more than a usual Saturday in July, the Turbine Festival 2015 is by far the largest and most successful event we’ve ever participated in. We had so much fun meeting people of all ages, and sharing with them our fascination in sound through weird and wonderful …

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Solenoid City: Sun 28th June 2015

We had some more fun with solenoids this week - Tim brought the prototype for the next iteration of the automated glockenspiel which you can see in the video and image below. It's going to be ready for the Turbine Festival at the Tate, so watch this space...

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