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Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking with CD (Audio)

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Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking provides a long-needed, practical, and engaging introduction for students of electronic music, installation and sound-art to the craft of making (as well as creatively cannibalizing) electronic circuits for artistic purposes. Designed for practioners and students of electronic art, it provides a guided tour through the world of electronics, encouraging artists to get to know the inner workings of basic electronic devices so they can creatively use them for their own ends.

Handmade Electronic Music introduces the basic of practical circuitry while instructing the student in basic electronic principles, always from the practical point of view of an artist. It teaches a style of intuitive and sensual experimentation that has been lost in this day of prefabricated electronic musical instruments whose inner workings are not open to experimentation. It encourages artists to transcend their fear of electronic technology to launch themselves into the pleasure of working creatively with all kinds of analog circuitry.

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Providing a practical introduction for students of electronic music, installation, and sound-art to the craft of making, this text covers the basics of practical circuitry. It tours the world of electronics, encouraging artists to get to know the inner workings of basic electronic devices.

Synopsis:

Perfectly designed for practitioners and students of electronic music, installation and sound art, this is a long-needed, practical and engaging introduction to the craft of making - and creatively cannibalizing - electronic circuits for artistic purposes. From electronic radios to toys, "Handmade Electronic Music" is a fascinating guided tour through the world of electronics and the, encouraging artists to get to know the inner workings of basic electronic devices so they can creatively use them for their own ends. Written throughout from the practical point of view of the artist, "Handmade Electronic Music" teaches: the basics of practical circuitry; basic electronic principles; a brief history of twentieth-century electronic devices; how to work with all kinds of analogue circuitry and sounds; and a step-by-step through the process, until they are capable of building their own instruments that are usable, practical and cheap. This unique, fun and easy-to use guide includes a CD illustrating the many sounds that devices can produce, and stands as the must-have guide for anyone who wants to get their hands onto and into the world of electronic devices.

Synopsis:

themselves into the pleasure of working creatively with all kinds of analog circuitry.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415975926
Subtitle:
The Art of Hardware Hacking [With CD]
Publisher:
Routledge
Illustrator:
Lonergan, Simon
Author:
Collins, Collins
Author:
Collins, N.
Author:
Collins, Nicolas
Subject:
Electronic apparatus and appliances
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Keyboard
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Electronic musical instruments - Construction
Copyright:
Publication Date:
March 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
245
Dimensions:
9.96x6.92x.49 in. 1.08 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » Instruments » MIDI and Electronic
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Music Business and Songwriting

Handmade Electronic Music: The Art of Hardware Hacking with CD (Audio)
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"Synopsis" by , Providing a practical introduction for students of electronic music, installation, and sound-art to the craft of making, this text covers the basics of practical circuitry. It tours the world of electronics, encouraging artists to get to know the inner workings of basic electronic devices.
"Synopsis" by , Perfectly designed for practitioners and students of electronic music, installation and sound art, this is a long-needed, practical and engaging introduction to the craft of making - and creatively cannibalizing - electronic circuits for artistic purposes. From electronic radios to toys, "Handmade Electronic Music" is a fascinating guided tour through the world of electronics and the, encouraging artists to get to know the inner workings of basic electronic devices so they can creatively use them for their own ends. Written throughout from the practical point of view of the artist, "Handmade Electronic Music" teaches: the basics of practical circuitry; basic electronic principles; a brief history of twentieth-century electronic devices; how to work with all kinds of analogue circuitry and sounds; and a step-by-step through the process, until they are capable of building their own instruments that are usable, practical and cheap. This unique, fun and easy-to use guide includes a CD illustrating the many sounds that devices can produce, and stands as the must-have guide for anyone who wants to get their hands onto and into the world of electronic devices.
"Synopsis" by , themselves into the pleasure of working creatively with all kinds of analog circuitry.
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