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bent.jpgThe BENT 2005 Circuit Bending Festival is a four day exploration of the art of circuit bending. The festival is in NYC from April 27th to the 30th. What is Circuit Bending? The term circuit bending refers to the act of modifying the circuitry of battery-powered children’s toys to create strange, new, and unintended sounds for creative purposes. Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. danwinckler says:

    If the festival gigs at the Tank aren’t enough for you, a bunch of circuit-bending and gameboy-hacking musicians will be jamming at Share this Sunday. Share’s a great place to look over people’s shoulders and ask them, ‘how the heck are you doing that?’ do come!