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A complete DIY Drumset & percussion ensemble using vertually nothing but garbage & recyclable items. Add some imagination and a lot of sweat to create captivating improvisational musical experiance.

Ah-Lan Dance


What happens when you hack an original Gameboy? You get 8 bits, 8 beats and a virtual journey through time. Who will win this game? Will the naughty children succeed in causing chaos?

Alcyone: A Raspberry Pi Path to Music


The Raspberry Pi makes for an ideal platform for designing yournown musical instruments and controllers. See what we've done and get some ideas for your own creation.



Creators of the original Singing Tesla Coils, the crew of ArcAttack uses their high tech wizardry to generate a truly 'electrifying' live music performance.

Aurora Light Graffiti


As Aurora Light Painters (NBC's America's Got Talent Quarter Finals) we invented a way to do live light painting so everyone can see the image as it forms. Attendees can use light toys as "paint brushes" on an "air canvas".

Baffling the Cacophony


A quiet chill-out meditative and art-making space especially for introverts and the over-stimulated. Stop by to reserve your 25-minute spot to make a collage or just sit, reflect, & breathe. Garment art on view, too!

Bay Area Balkan Quartet


Bay Area Balkan Quartet plays music from the Balkan and Turkish regions. Instrumentation includes Tapan (Bass drum) Helicon (Sousaphone) Saxophone and Clarinet.

BPS Makes!: Mobile MakerCarts in Schools


Join us in our discussion about this flexible platform that brings Fab Lab tools centered on craft, and studio-based processes into the classroom, and make a physical book that interacts with events programmed in Scratch.

Build and Play Japanese Taiko Drums


We make and play Japanese Taiko Drums. Wine barrels become big drums, We teach mini drumming classes, teaching the basics and a simple tune.

Caged Pulse Jets


Caged Pulse Jets is an interactive, kinetic sound sculpture. The caged birds are five spinning pulse jet engines that create a range of percussive and droning tones, controlled by the audience.

CCRMA Musical Interactives


The Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University will show interactive software, mobile music apps, musical controllers, sound art, and our scaled Linux distribution that runs on Beagle Boards.



CelloJoe - Cello & Beatboxing - Classical Hip-Hop. International bicycle touring vagabond troubadour cellist beatboxern

Cradle Duende


Cradle Duende presents a combination of Kezmer and Flamenco "cklezmenco" with an infusion of reggae and cumbia dance rhythms. Cradle Duende takes its name from the Spanish word "cduende", in reference to a musically heightened

Creative Commons


Creative Commons is the legal and technological protocol that creative people can use to share their work with each other. Creative Commons licenses make it easy for creators to adapt and build on each other's ideas.

David Neevel and the Email Guitar


I'll demonstrate my Email Guitar and talk about it and other recent projects like the Oreo Separator.

DGM: The History of the Game Console Controller


The History of the Game Console Controller, from the Fairchild controller of 1976 up through today's motion controllers, plus a section dedicated to rhythm games like DDR. Experience gaming as it used to be played!

Drone Dudes: Flying Robots & Filmmakers


Drone Dudes will be at the 2013 Maker Faire showcasing our feature aerial machine, the Octocopter. Stop by to meet the team and see the beast in action.

GetLoFi Circuit Bent Projects and DIY Synth Kits

Exhibit has been inspiring circuit benders and DIY synth hackers for 10 years now. Come say Hi and check out our unveiled new projects and kits.

Hello, The Future!


Nicole and her one-person band Hello, The Future! sings about science, skepticism, the TI-99, and various fandoms. Get her albums Infinity Right Now or Geek Girl EP, or wear her "I am on the side of the scientists" t-shirt!


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