http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCdCeysR6yU This video, via deathstarchris, is a rendition of Silent Night on a circuit-bent Casio MT-520: Circuit bent Casio MT-520. Added a severe cut-off filter and a minor cut-off filter and a light dependent resistor and one momentary switch to activate it. Most circuit bent stuff is heavy on the glitch side. This one is… Read More Merry Circuit Bent Christmas
via James Rutter: I teach an electronics music course at the AS220 labs. This video captures the day we experimented with different homemade musical gadgets, making sweet beautiful noise.
Moog Music has announced a new circuit bending contest: Moog Music was born when a young Bob Moog, who considered himself a geeky, socially awkward kid with a passion for electronics and music started tinkering with electronic circuitry. As a boy, Moog built small radios, amps and three note organs in his basement workshop with… Read More Moog Announces First Circuit Bending Challenge
Throbbing Gristle Live Performances 2010 23rd Oct – LONDON VILLAGE UNDERGROUND, UK 30th Oct – PRAGUE ARCHA THEATRE, Czech Republic 2nd Nov – BOLOGNA, ITALY 5th Nov – PORTO CASA MUSICA, Portugal 4th Dec – ATP, MINEHEAD, UK More information at the Throbbing-Gristle site.
Devo singer Mark Mothersbaugh talks about new music technologies and even touches on their technique of circuit-bending to make music on episode 2 of Nokia’s Inside Track.
The electro-music festival, aka “Woodstock of electronic music,” is scheduled for this Sept 10-12 at the Greenkill Retreat Center in Huguenot, New York. This year’s event features three days of electronic music concerts, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, jam sessions, video art, a laptop battle, and a swap-meet. Action starts at 12 noon on Friday, September 10… Read More Electro-Music Festival Coming September 10-12