Week 3

040 Lecture

All You Need is Lab documentary (Box of Broadcasts)
The Challenges of Technological Performance
RH presentation of his past and current work
Handmade Electronic Music and other course texts review
Performance Technologies past and present:
- Hugh Davies
- Ryan Jordan: Derelict Electronics
- Derelict Electronics Workshop
- Dirty Electronics
- David Tudor Rain Forest (realisation here)
- Alvin Lucier Music for Solo Performer
- Phil Archer
- 100 Strange Sounds
- Nic Collins
- Peter Vogel

Resistance
- Resistance simulation
- Resistor chart
- Potentiometers

Multimeter
- Make introduction to multimeters
- Multimeter tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bF3OyQ3HwfU
- and another one

Capacitance
- Make video about the capacitor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYH9dGl4gUE
- Capacitance converter
- Capacitance code calculator: http://www.electronics2000.co.uk/calc/capacitor-code-calculator.php
- Breadboard tutorial: https://startingelectronics.org/beginners/start-electronics-now/tut1-breadboard-circuits/

VCS3/MS-20/Theremin tutorials in Hel 041 in future?

Revise Tasks:
- Circuit sniffing
- The laying on of hands
- Tickling clocks
- Hacking clocks

Introduce potentiometers, resistance and capacitance boxes, the value of clips...

 


COM101 Workshop Demonstration: Amplify your Toy task 

COM101 Workshop Demonstration: Synth on a chip
 (Synthesis on a Chip)
See task for details

COM101 Workshop Demonstration: Multimeter
(see above for demo videos)

Follow-up Work
- work on projects and tasks
- Read chapters 5, 7, 8 and 15 of Handmade Electronic Music
- listen CD to Collins, 2006 and watch DVD to Collins, 2009
- Collins, N., (2009), Handmade Electronic Music, 
	Parts 3 and 4; New York: Routledge

Notes: some ideas

- Gift Singularity: One-Up Mims with the Vibrati Punk Console
- Build an Addictive Sound Effects Looper
- Different Types of Circuit Boards
- Creating a Global Network of Christmas Lights
- The Bit Blob 2 & Bit Blob Jr.
Task 3
 - Amplifier

task 3 due: w13
task 3 weighting: logbook (50%)
Task 4
 - Synthesis on a chip

task 4 due: w13
task 4 weighting: logbook (50%)
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