Waveform: Music + Tech Event
Join KEXP & Living Computers as we present Waveform: Music + Tech Event on Sunday, September 9 from 12 to 4 PM. Featuring live music and workshops, this collaboration brings together the best of Seattle’s synthesizer community for a look inside how technology manipulates these waveforms and inspires the artists who use them. Whether you’re an audiophile, a techie, or both – you’ll find yourself discovering new sights and sounds around every corner.
• Live Music from Hair & Space Museum, Noel Brass Jr., & Raica
• DJ Sets from Sharlese Metcalf (KEXP Rotating Host, Expansions) and Dr. Troy (Medical Records, Transfusions)
• Patchwerks’ Synth Petting Zoo
• Hands-on Music + Tech Workshops
• Full Museum Access at Living Computers
• Pop-Up Artifact Displays of Music Tech & Software
WORKSHOP: Build Your Own Theremin
By Jen Fox | Included with Admission
Bring together your music and tech skills to build a Theremin and create your own unique tune! Learn all about microcontrollers as you work to construct a funky electronic musical instrument using our museum’s Arduino hardware (also available for purchase in our Tech Store). Then, bring your Theremin to life by exploring its range of sounds and crafting your very own melody. Recommended for Ages 10+.
WORKSHOP: Exploring the Foundations of Modular Synthesis
By Rachel Glasgow and Leala Smith | Included with Admission
Join us as we dive into the deep world of exploring modular synthesis with Patchwerks! This will be an entry-level workshop that will help to explain and establish classic concepts of modular synthesis. Gain first-hand experience with unique modular systems as this will be a hands-on workshop, with plenty of time and space to satisfy all your knob turning curiosities.
General admission - $16
Discounted ticket (student, senior, military, veteran) - $14
This event is all ages.