March 27, 2017
On Sunday I listened to BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now programme live from Hull City Hall, featuring a tribute to sonic visionary Basil Kirchin – a little known post-war composer. It was transcendent. Catch it while you can. The broadcast is available for another six or seven days on BBC iPlayer. If you’re a […]
April 27, 2016
Robotic Glockenspiel plays Popcorn Canadian James Cochrane created a beautiful prototype for this robotic glockenspiel player built out of solenoids, wooden dowels, paperclips and elastic bands. But this is a completely different bag of computer chips, using servos, an Arduino Uno, MIDI shield and Adafruit’s 16 channel I2C servo driver. “My next project is to […]
January 30, 2016
When one snowboarding company took to Youtube marketing a few years ago, they fired up some really cool projects. Anyone need a snowboard with solar power? Apparently there are only so many snowboards you can make before the creative well runs dry. Solar powered boarding may be the apex. Yes it did actually work, charging […]
November 10, 2015
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Source: Two Turntables and No Microphone on Hackaday Jan Godde built this sexy ‘wooden sensor box with two rotary disks‘ as a sound creation experiment. Just look at the video to see how the platters work with the touch sensitive sliders, a gorgeous piece of interactive design. As Hackaday – where the project is featured – […]
October 2, 2015
Beacons Metro Festival has announced details of all its Leeds dates during October, November and December, starting Friday 2 October. Feast on the best acts in modern music at venues across the city. EVERYTHING EVERYTHING CLARK / DANIEL AVERY /EAST INDIA YOUTH / FACTORY FLOOR/ PORTICO/ TITUS ANDRONICUS/ WAVVES / THE WYTCHES ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE/ […]
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