The Augmented Instruments Laboratory

The Augmented Instruments Laboratory is part of the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM) at Queen Mary University of London. Founded in 2011, the lab is led by Andrew McPherson and includes members and collaborators from across C4DM, including PhD students on the QMUL Media and Arts Technology and Artificial Intelligence and Music programmes.

The lab has received funding from EPSRC, AHRC, the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and Queen Mary Innovation. In addition to its research and performance activities, it has launched three successful Kickstarter campaigns leading to two spinout companies: TouchKeys (Kickstarter; website), Bela (Kickstarter; website and Trill (Kickstarter; website).

Latest Lab News

June 19, 2022

NIME 2022 at the Augmented Instruments Lab

Lab papers at NIME 2022 and a local London watch event.

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April 13, 2022

Music from the Augmented Instruments Laboratory

The UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music presents the third edition of Music from the Augmented Instruments Lab.

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November 23, 2021

Music from the Augmented Instruments Laboratory

The SECOND Augmented Instruments Laboratory online concert will take place on Tuesday 23 November at 7pm (GMT).

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