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What have you been
tinkering with?

Saturday, October 22, 2011
12 Noon - 12 Midnight
Lizard's Liquid Lounge
3058 W Irving Park Rd.
(map)

The annual Midwestern Experimental Electronics Conference and Showcase (www.MEECAS.com) is a free, day-long, inventors' networking symposium highlighting the past year's innovations in the areas of Musical Instrument Design, Performance, Circuit Bending, Data Hacking, and Video Art.

There are lectures, demonstrations, interactive installations, a daytime circuit bent open mic, and an evening's showcase of the Midwest's most innovative artists and inventors. Children welcome from Noon - 4:00 PM if accompanied by a parent.

"...for electronics junkies it's like being in a candy store."
- The Onion
"...a carnival for hacking electronica . . ."
- Zach Kaplan, Inventables
~TimeOut Chicago
~Jonny Stax Presents

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EVENING EXPERIMENTAL ELECTRONICS SHOWCASE ARTISTS:

This year's featured performers:
- TOYDEATH, Toy Town, Sydney, Australia (their first ever webcast!)
- Tim Kaiser, Duluth, MN (last performance of his Fall tour!)
- Talking Computron, Minneapolis, MN (the force behind Get Lo Fi)
- Space Gun Bunny, Fort Wayne, IN (design, explore, repeat)
- ROTH MOBOT, Chicago, IL (circuit bent toys, granular synthesis, & electroacoustics)
- The Ring Toss Twins, Minneapolis, MN  (witchy use of technology)
- Mother Daughter Crime Team, Chicago, IL (sychronized MIDI/CV circus)
- Dustin E., St. Louis, MO (noise artist extraordinaire)
- CMKT4, DeKalb, IL (pioneers of future fusion)
- Alex Inglizian and Rob Frye, Chicago, IL (musician engineer)
- adamon, Lawrence, KS (lord of synth drone)


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FAVORITE FREE SOFTWARE LINKS: Suggestions from MEECAS Audience Members

FAVORITE FREE SOFTWARE LINKS: Suggestions from MEECAS Audience Members
Software What it Does Where to Download
Audacity Graphic audio editing and effects audacity.sourceforge.net
NetLogo Graphical open source simulator ccl.northwestern.edu/netlogo
Fritzing Graphic electronic circuit designer fritzing.org
Bryce Awesome 3-D ray tracing animation daz3d.com
Virtual Dub AVI editor virtualdub.org
Zillions of Games Multiple electronic board games zillions-of-games.com
Comparisonics Graphic audio editing and effects comparisonics.com/CSplayer.html
FindSounds Searchable sound effects library findsounds.com/
go2web20 Database of music production tools go2web20.net/#tag:music
SoundCloud Embeddable music networking tools soundcloud.com
Great Stella Polyhedron designer software3d.com
  Scratch Arduino-friendly OOP environment scratch.mit.edu/
Din Digital/Analog music software dinisnoise.org/

SPECIAL THANKS: This event coudn't have happened without these people

Mason & Ian - video engineers
Carl - webcast
Buck - banner photo, recording engineer
Ruth & Johnny C - mixologists
Lizard's Liquid Lounge - use of their space
You - the audience

 

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