samedi 27 juin 2015

Jardin Compans-Caffarelli (Toulouse)

Futurism Meeting

How is music created in 2015?
The Futurism meeting explore contemporary music making and highlight adventurous practices: this creative meetup, mixing all musical genres, gives prominence to DIY, bending and hacking practices, just as in an experimental, open source, musical laboratory. We warmly invite musicians, hackers, inventers, programmers, and all sorts of creative thinkers to join in the debates, animations and various hands on workshops so as to feed your creativity and share your ideas!




1:30pm - 5:30 pm – DIY string instrument making workshop – Come and learn how to create your own Triochord or Homeswinger with Yuri Landman, who created unique instruments for Viet Cong, Lee Renaldo and Liars – You can go home with your very own, unique, hand-made string instrument!
Caution, there is a limited number of participants to this workshop! If you want to register, please send an e-mail to beata at before the 10th of June.
Triochord - 40 € (
Homeswinger - 125€ (

Talks and presentations:

2:00pm - 3:30pm – Explore the creative potential linked to your inner ear with Meludia! This interactive animation will unveil how you can develop your musical capacities intuitively, thanks to your inner ear! Come and try it out with the founder of Meludia, the online, interactive music learning platform!

2:00pm - 4:00pm – Music Hacking Made in Toulouse – Interactive installation exploring the potential of interdisciplinary music making at the crossroad with new technologies. In partnership with the Mixart Myrys center.
- Stick’em up: 10 joystick have been hacked for you to improvise a music composition with other players!
- The Pianoptique: Composes music from visual supports such as video stream and paintings.
- The Woodbeat Box: Come and play with this hacked vinyl turn table.

4:00pm - 5:30pm – Music Making and Music Hacking? Open talk and discussion on the opportunities that music hacking and making offers musicians in their compositions. Could a fablab specifically dedicated to music be created in Toulouse? The founder of the London Music Hackspace will come and share his experience with Artilect, Toulouse’s main Fablab!