Soundcamp Festival and DMSA Students

I had the pleasure recently of leading part of one of the modules for the Digital Music and Sound Arts course at Brighton University thanks to the wonderful Maria Papadomanolaki. The culmination of which was a collaborative installation build at SoundCamp festival in London. I had a lot of fun with the build and hopefully the…

Tubular Solenoid Bells

My latest creation is a solenoid driven tubular bell rig, made from copper pipe and scrap wood. The assembly is collapsable and houses the solenoids that come with the DADA machines Automat kit. It’s going to be a very versatile instrument played by many different methods, I can hook it up to my Hummingbird installation…

Hackoustic in Electronic Sound magazine!

We were very privileged to have been interviewed and photographed by the amazing Electronic Sound magazine during our recent #HackousticVillage festival . The magazine is fantastic and the article they wrote about us at Hackoustic is a hugely positive and a wonderful piece. I would scan the article for you to read, but I would seriously…

HackousticVillage

We (Hackoustic) recently curated the HackousticVillage at the We Are Robots festival at Truman Brewery in London. It was an incredible event full of amazing people. Here is a quick walk-through from our friend Sam Battle, AKA LookMumNoComputer And here is a great breakdown of the event as a whole featuring a few of our…

Planted Symphony

I was asked by Charles Matthews and Drake Music to help out on this installation/performance piece for Arts and Gardens for the 2017 Liberty Festival at Olympic Park The concept was a lovely one, and one that Charles worked insanely hard to pull off. Installations included Pressure Sensor triggers, Flowers that when you blow into them they…

The Proximity Mixer

This installation uses hidden audio signals that travel along lengths of wire, by placing the pickups close to the wire you can reveal and mix the audio in your own way. I first showed a prototype of this at a Drake Music hackathon, and then showcased it at the Tate Moderns first ever Tate Lates…

Hummingbird Evolution

My Hummingbird instrument, the one controlled by Twitter, has recently had a new breath of life blown into it with the use of the incredible DADA machines Automat. This newest version can control physical beat machines via the tweets you send me! I did a Live Stream test of it where people could tweet me…