Futurism Meeting

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!

a SHAPE Education program held with the support of the European Union (Creative Europe)
www.shapeplatform.eu

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PROGRAM 2015

SATURDAY JUNE 27th

Workshops:

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 les-siestes-electroniques.com before the 10th of June.
Triochord - 40 € (http://issuu.com/yurilandman/docs/b...)
Homeswinger - 125€ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6db...
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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!

SUNDAY JUNE 28th

Workshops:

1:30pm - 5:30 pm – DIY synth making workshop – Come and learn how to create your own Nebulophone (Sequencer synth with a stylus keyboard that ranges through 6 octaves), or Bleeddrum (lo-fi rad-fi drum machine) from Bleeplabs with Zotamlab – You can then go home with your very own, unique, hand-made hackable synth!
Caution, there is a limited number of participants to this workshop! If you want to register, please send an e-mail to beata at les-siestes-electroniques.com before the 10th of June.
Nebulophone - 60 € (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClC... )
Bleepdrum - 65€ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIn...)

3:00pm – 5:30pm – Ableton Workshop – Come and learn how to produce your own electronic music through this hands on workshop: sound recording and processing – rhythm and melody construction – audio effects…
Open access and free.

Talks and presentations:

2:00pm - 3:00pm – Music and Code – a flow of possibilities. Computers have been used to create music since the sixties. Opportunities have expanded as coding is now accessible to anyone. This talk with Jean-Baptiste Dusseaut will present to you the infinite possibilities that code offers to music makers.

2:00pm- 3:30pm – Inventing music beyond the computer: The return of the handmade instrument- Jackson, from Jackson and His computer band will share his experience and explain what his own handmade instruments bring to his potential of music composition.

4:00pm – 5:30pm – Play the world with Mogees. Mogees turns any surface into a music instrument and lets anyone become a composer. Come unleash your creativity and explore the immense potential Mogees offers with its founder, Bruno Zamborlin.