This Month, everyone's favorite part party, part mixer, part Science Fair, and part performance brings you:* ROBOTIC GAMELAN: The GamelaTron by League of Urban Robots makes an appearance, with a fully robotic composition for a high-tech take on the traditional Indonesian instruments* RESCUED iPODS: Hans-Christoph Steiner is saving old mobile devices and PDAs from being junked, by harnassing open-source software to make them powerful, useful, expressive, fun tools, toys, and instruments instead* POCKET ANDROIDS: Peter Kirn shows off a new, in-progress app for turning Google's open-source Linux platform into a gestural controller - and for connecting any computer running any operating system for music, visuals, and interaction via Java and OpenSoundControlOpen hacking and party + time to get close to the instruments and gadgets + mini-workshops/show-and-tell + a musical performance by the Robotic Balinese Gender Wayang.
For full details visit http://handmademusic.
This is happening at 3rd Ward, located at 195 Morgan in Brooklyn, at 7:30 pm tonight. Free admission and PBR.
I know at least two of you have made your own instruments. Are you ready to debut them?
[image via 3rd Ward]