Learn to use sensors to pick up vibrations, electromagnetism, and
light and turn it into sound. Find the hidden music in everyday
objects and the environment, or listen to musical instruments and
musical electronics in a new way. All materials are supplied;
however, please bring with you some of the following objects to play
electric toothbrushes, milk frothers, pocket fans...
controls, smartphones, toy electronic keyboards or other
You'll learn to wire up piezo contact microphones and light-sensitive resistors, and to wind your own electromagnetic pickup coils. Light
use of hand tools, and soldering (no previous experience necessary).
$50 + $10 materials
This class is taught by NYC Resistor member Ranjit Bhatnagar as part
of his Noisy Noises project, in which he spends every February making
a new primitive musical instrument each day.
All NYC Resistor classes are for people 18-years and up. Sorry, minors.
Fun with coils teaser video: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ranjit/4328245069/