Workshop: Build a Synthesizer with Machine Project

Location: Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn
Date: May 16, 2009
Time: 1-4 pm
$50 ($40 for Cabinet subscribers and Machine Project subscribers). Fee includes all required material; you take home what you build. Space is limited; register here. Organized by Machine Project, Los Angeles.

Learn to solder in this three-hour workshop presented by Machine Project. Participants will learn to solder by building a primitive synthesizer. During the workshop, the band will play music to solder by. As people get their synths working, they will jo­in ing in playing some simple repeating musical patterns. At the end of the workshop, everyone will play a simple and inevitably out-of-tune musical piece together.

Taught by Mark Allen, Director of Machine Project and Brian Crabtree and Kelli Cain from monome.

Here's a video and some photos of how it turned out:

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