Lounge with Ableton Geeks, NYC Sat, Online Soon

RJ Valeo (Isomer Transition) is offering some music – join us for what it’s like when computer musicians lounge around and relax. Reminder: we’re meeting Saturday in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District to chill out, hear some music, and share strange and wonderful and hacked hardware controllers for Ableton Live as part of DubSpot’s Live Sessions tour. If you’re in the NYC area, you won’t want to miss out on music-controlling ironing boards, handheld controllers, and folks like RJ Valeo (Isomer Transition) above. Full details Facebook event But if you’re not in New York, DubSpot and CDM are working together to make …

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Global Hackdays: Experimenting with Cheap Tangible Interfaces, June 6

Trackmate :: 5 ways to get started from adam kumpf on Vimeo. Trackmate is the inspiration for this project, partly because – building on the previous success of ReacTIVision – they’ve done a good job helping make it clear how people can get started, even if they’re new to this. The mouse is not all that interesting as an invention. When people first saw mice, in fact, they typically weren’t terribly impressed, and often simply went back to their preferred non-keyboard input, the joystick. But destroy the novelty of the mouse, give it to half the population of the world …

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Reminder: HOPE “We Are Hacks” A/V Event Tonight; Listen to HOPE Online

Tonight, musical and visual artists converge for an evening of live performance at the HOPE hacker conference in NYC, 11p – 2a. Hope you can make it there, New York area peoples. There are other ways of joining the event (and the rest of the HOPE conference): IRC Channel — irc.oceanius.com #radiostatler And for live radio, which should (technicalities notwithstanding) broadcast CDM’s performance: http://radio.hope.net/listen.php More on the event: CDM event details and preview Facebook page

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