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Handmade electronic music : the art of hardware hacking

By: Collins, Nicolas
Title By: Lonergan, Simon [Editor]
Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Routledge, c2009.Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xviii, 339 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. + 1 video disc.ISBN: 9780415998734; 9780415998734 (pbk.); 9780203879627 (e-book)Program: ENGG100Subject(s): Electronic musical instruments -- ConstructionDDC classification: 786.7
Summary:
Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking provides a long-needed, practical, and engaging introduction to the craft of making - as well as creatively cannibalizing - electronic circuits for artistic purposes. With a sense of adventure and no prior knowledge, the reader can subvert the intentions designed into devices such as radios and toys to discover a new sonic world. At a time when computers dominate music production, this book offers a rare glimpse into the core technology of early live electronic music, as well as more recent developments at the hands of emerging artists. In addition to advice on hacking found electronics, the reader learns how to make contact microphones, pickups for electromagnetic fields, oscillators, distortion boxes, and unusual signal processors cheaply and quickly.
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REGULAR University of Wollongong in Dubai
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786.7 CO HA (Browse shelf) Available T0055447

ECTE250 Spring2022

REGULAR University of Wollongong in Dubai
Main Collection
786.7 CO HA (Browse shelf) Available T0055448
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-327) and index.

Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking provides a long-needed, practical, and engaging introduction to the craft of making - as well as creatively cannibalizing - electronic circuits for artistic purposes. With a sense of adventure and no prior knowledge, the reader can subvert the intentions designed into devices such as radios and toys to discover a new sonic world. At a time when computers dominate music production, this book offers a rare glimpse into the core technology of early live electronic music, as well as more recent developments at the hands of emerging artists. In addition to advice on hacking found electronics, the reader learns how to make contact microphones, pickups for electromagnetic fields, oscillators, distortion boxes, and unusual signal processors cheaply and quickly.

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