The Raspberry Pi makes for an ideal platform for designing your own musical instruments and controllers. See what we've done with the Alcyone MIDI controller and get some ideas for your own creation.
Starting with a simple square wave oscillator Chris Kaczmarek creates custom electronic instruments. Easier to build than you may think, come play with some and get inspiration on how to make your own DIY audio circuits.
Bash the Trash builds, performs and educates with instruments made from reused materials. Our performers will take participants on a journey of science, sound and sustainability, using demonstration, hands-on participation and group performance. Audience members will learn how instruments work and how to make and experiment with their own.
Part found-object sound sculpture, part new music performance, and part interactive conversation about human relationships with objects. A set of vintage suitcases mount dangling curiosities & repurposed harmonic assemblages.
My project is a Carousel Band Organ, called Celebration. It has 122 hand crafted pipes of brass and wood. The pipes resonate and speak by air pressure. It uses 3 micros; Arduino Mega, Arduino Uno, Midio128 controller, and is operated wirelessly via a custom Android tablet app.
Flynn's Cooperative Phonograph uses forgotten 19th century audio tech in a sculpted experience cooperative that fosters a sense of community in public spaces.
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A forgotten flywheel is a giant music box; a Victorian sewing machine treadle plays a melody on Art Deco film reels - Eric Farber juxtaposes relics of old industry to build sonic and performative sculpture.
The Life Size Mousetrap is a fantastically hand crafted, 16 piece, 50,000-lb. interactive kinetic sculpture set atop a 6,500-square-foot game board. This giant Rube Goldberg style contraption comes complete with a Vaudevillian style show, original Musical score by the one woman band Esmerelda Strange, Sexy Mice can-can dancers, clown workers, acrobatic hi jinks, and other spectacular scenes dedicated to the pursuit of spectacle-laden fun!