London Arduino Day!

This Saturday I will be showcasing at London Arduino day with a bunch of other excellent peoples at my second home Machinesroom in Bethnal Green. Exhibitors > Curio: capacitative touch matrix instrument by Tim Yates > Voice-controlled bubble-farting unicorn by CyberCitizens > DIY instruments by Vulpestruments > Arduino Flight Controllers (tricopter & quadcopter) by MartinContinue reading “London Arduino Day!”

Concert at the Royal College of Music

I am MASSIVELY excited to announce that I have been working with some great composers from the Royal College of Music to put together a concert using mostly my instruments! Composers Christopher Schlechte-Bond and Nicholas Morrish Rarity present an extraordinary concert of works for an ensemble of newly invented string instruments created by sound artist Tom Fox, all of whichContinue reading “Concert at the Royal College of Music”

The Hummingbird MKII, Manual Mode

The Hummingbird is usually controlled by Twitter, I fancied playing it myself so rigged up a simple switch mode using connector block and bike brake cable that runs to the other pin of each relay unit. The noises are a result of electromagnetic interference from the motors creating a current in the pickup in theContinue reading “The Hummingbird MKII, Manual Mode”

Talk and mini-workshop

My next talk and workshop event will with the wonderful folks of Music Hackspace in my spiritual home of Limewharf in east London. I’ll be giving a talk all about the theory and practise of DIY instrument building and where to source everything you’d need for cheap and interesting instrument building. Afterwards there will beContinue reading “Talk and mini-workshop”

The Hummingbird MKII

This is the newest version of the Hummingbird instrument. It uses electrical disturbances of 8 different motors to induce a current in the transformer coil. It is connected to my twitter account via a raspberry pi. Whenever someone sends me a tweet the pattern of playing will change depending on that persons user id number.Continue reading “The Hummingbird MKII”

My Resonance FM Interview and performance

You can now listen to the whole show, which has some amazing tracks from other artists and makers here: Clear Spot – 5th October 2015 (Sonic Darts) by Resonance Fm on Mixcloud