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Alcyone: A Raspberry Pi Path To Music


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.

Alpha-Bit: The Noise in the Machine


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.

Bard Rock


Shakespeare in concert. Bard Rock reappropriates the conventions of Renaissance theater to create a show that is fun and accessible for all ages. Think of us as modern traveling minstrels.

Bash the Trash Demo Show


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.

Batterie-en-Valise: music for two percussionists and five suitcases


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.



Burnkit2600 have been experimenting with electronics and carving their own musical niche since 1997. Elements of circuit-bending, analog wizardry and chip music combine to make a one of a kind mix.

Celebration – playing the Happiest Music On Earth


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.

Cooperative Phonograph inside Mylar Dome


Flynn's Cooperative Phonograph uses forgotten 19th century audio tech in a sculpted experience cooperative that fosters a sense of community in public spaces.



DiscoTransformer is a mobile sound and light social performative art project.



Stop by the Esurance booth to meet the Road to Maker Faire Challenge winner and check out our latest tech innovation: photo claims on Esurance Mobile.

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Make sound and projections with this experimental instrument that is arduino-powered!

Ford Transit Connect Wagon


We support ingenuity and the thinkers who use "remaking" to fulfill an individual vision, not only with the Ford Connect, but with anything that can be transformed to support a personal lifestyle, hobby or home business. Visit us at



GLANK performs on unique found-object instruments: tuned propane tanks, saw blades, artillery shells, etc. GLANK is a multi-media, audience interactive groove-fest!

Hacking the Kinect for artistic projects


Hacking the Kinect using open source software. Come see interactive artwork which uses the Kinect as an input.

Ken Butler’s Hybrid Instruments


Ken Butler's hybrid musical instrument sculptures, collage/drawings, performances, and audio-visual installations explore the interaction and transformation of common and uncommon objects.

Kinetic Ontology: Sound Assemblages by Eric Farber


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.

Life-Size Mousetrap


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!

Lightly Aural Shrine


Through our installation, we aim to to incite curiosity by providing an environment that stimulates visual, audible, & tactile perceptions.



Fuse VJ is an interactive performance tools for visual expression that extends gestural movement of the performer into a visual projection on top of the performer in realtime.



MusicTech its a project which objetives mainly are to create a more interactive and more reachable maker space in Bolivia.rn


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