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Sunday, May 22 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Build Your Own Optoelectronic Sequencer with littleBits FULL

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Come to this workshop and make your own table-top light sensitive synth and sequencer with littleBits electronic modules. One half player piano, one half drum machine, one half light Theremin – we construct a spinning sequencer that uses color and brightness to playback melodies and control synthesizers.

Beyond mere building, we also cover enough kinematics, optics, and music theory to get the most out of the machine – harmony, noise, beats, Bartok. Designed for all-ages replication, the sequencer uses only basic tools and commonly available materials, without requiring soldering or prior knowledge of electronics or audio.

At the conclusion the workshop, a set of littleBits modules is raffled off.

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Talent
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Ed Bear

Ed Bear is an American performing artist and engineer. His work with robotics, sound, video, transmission, and collective improvisation investigates the questionable calibration of perception. As an educator and designer committed to an open source world, he researches and practices material reuse as a civil responsibility.  | | He has toured extensively in North America and Europe as a performer and teacher, working... Read More →

Program Themes
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Hacking Sound (Systems)

The resurgence of a technological Maker Culture is undeniable, and Moogfest is a gathering for all those enthused by new tools for creative expression. This program includes a historical look at the evolution of dub reggae and home-made sound systems, radiating outwards from its native Jamaica. These artists and producers were hardware hackers, much like the creative technologists working on interactive sonic experiences and generative music... Read More →



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