Maker Faire Center Stage — Illustrated!

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A few weeks before Maker Faire, we got a call from Nora Herting, founder of ImageThink, a company that provides live “graphic facilitation” services to conferences and meetings.  Nora loves Maker Faire and she offered up a wonderful gift from her company:  the time of two great illustrators, Heather Willems... Read more »

Controllerism 101

Brooklyn musician Moldover shows his approach to converting a standard MIDI controller into something more suited to the fast-paced live loop manipulation – aka ‘controllerism‘. For a more in depth info on his hardware and software techniques be sure to check out Moldover’s Approach to Controllerism part 1 & part... Read more »

Live music – on a bike!

Paul Freedman of Rock the Bike fitted a utility bicycle with instrument rack + seat – thus creating a mobile music performance vehicle. This demo vid shows the maiden voyage his friend Janaysa on vocals/keyboard – would’ve been nice to hear them ride through my neighborhood. Just imagine all the... Read more »

Lawnbott mows live on the web!

Sara sends word of live lawnbot video – Betsie the Lawnbott works tirelessy and streams(and twitters) video to the web all the while. Head on over to hang out in the Lawnbott chatroom and watch the grass … err not grow. – Lawnbott Live Is this what we’ll do all... Read more »

DS sample scratching

wigidy-wigetty-Woah, Nintendo DS homebrew software has come a long way! DScratch is the first module made using my Protein engine – it’s a little audio manipulation software running on Nintendo DS, which ables you to play with an .wav audio sample, a recorded audio sample or even audio streaming from... Read more »

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