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* [http://www.amazon.com/Musical-Instrument-Design-Practical-Information/dp/1884365086/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/105-5017104-3551669?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1187549841&sr=1-1 Bart Hopkins' book] on instrument building has lots of great info about building musical things out of metal, wood, glass, and so on...
 
* [http://www.amazon.com/Musical-Instrument-Design-Practical-Information/dp/1884365086/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/105-5017104-3551669?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1187549841&sr=1-1 Bart Hopkins' book] on instrument building has lots of great info about building musical things out of metal, wood, glass, and so on...
 
* check out the [http://portal.acm.org/toc.cfm?id=SERIES11275&type=series&coll=Portal&dl=GUIDE&CFID=26502586&CFTOKEN=20454133 proceedings from past NIME conferences (New Interfaces for Musical Expression)] for ideas and general wackiness
 
* check out the [http://portal.acm.org/toc.cfm?id=SERIES11275&type=series&coll=Portal&dl=GUIDE&CFID=26502586&CFTOKEN=20454133 proceedings from past NIME conferences (New Interfaces for Musical Expression)] for ideas and general wackiness
* check out [http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/t-amp_tweaks_e.html this] for gutting an inexpensive Sonic Impact amp.
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* check out [http://www.tnt-audio.com/clinica/t-amp_tweaks_e.html this] for gutting an inexpensive Sonic Impact T-amp.
 
* [[PLOrk Reader]] again
 
* [[PLOrk Reader]] again
  

Revision as of 15:30, 19 August 2007

General Information

  • homepage
  • PLOrk Reader
  • primary meeting time: Th 1:30-4:20, McAlpin and/or Studio B
    • assistance setting up may be requested on many of these meetings


Important Dates

  • November 7 (tentative) and 8 (definite); performances in DC area.
    • Not everyone will be involved, and this is a PLOrk-specific performance.


Hardware Resources

books and other readings

campus stuff

  • if you haven't visited Perry's soundlab do so!
  • there is a machine shop class offered in the Engineering Quad; useful primarily for metal-working, though wood and plastic is also possible. contact Larry McIntyre about taking this 5-week course to get access to the machine shop

arduino stuff

places to get stuff

Software Resources

Other Stuff

  • go ahead, put stuff here that might be useful/interesting/hilarious/just stupid