Lab News

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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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November 01, 2021

Lia Mice wins an Oram Award

Congratulations to lab member Lia Mice on winning a 2021 Oram Award! The Oram Awards celebrate innovation in music, sound and related technologies by women and gender minority artists.

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March 10, 2021

Music from the Augmented Instruments Laboratory

We are pleased to announce the first Augmented Instruments Laboratory online concert!

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March 31, 2020

NIME there we go!

Augmented Instruments Laboratory @ NIME 2020

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November 27, 2019

Augmented Instruments Laboratory Concert

Music & installations from the augmented instruments laboratory

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October 23, 2019

Visit from Heart n Soul SoundLab

Visitors from Heart n Soul's SoundLab project came to the Augmented Instruments Lab

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September 16, 2019

Trill Touch Sensors on Kickstarter

Precise, easy-to-use touch sensors for makers from the Bela team.

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August 08, 2019

Absurd Music Hackathon

A hackathon around the themes of absurd musical interfaces, questionable sonic interactions and unworkable music designs.

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August 07, 2019

Invited guest Davide Rocchesso @ C4DM

Welcoming Prof. Davide Rocchesso (Universita' degli Studi di Palermo) on 7 August

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July 15, 2019

Looking forward to meet Alexander Jensenius

Prof. Alexander Jensenius (University of Oslo) visiting our Lab on 15 July

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July 11, 2019

The Guardian!

An article featuring some of the latests Augmented Instrument Lab activities

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July 02, 2019


Prof. Dale Carnegie (Victoria University, NZ) will visit the lab on 2 July

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June 27, 2019

Marcelo Wanderley visit and seminar on Multidisciplinary Research in Music

Prof. Marcelo Wanderley (McGill University, CDN) will visit the lab on 27 June and will give a seminar on 28 June

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June 14, 2019

Augmented Instruments Laboratory Concert

Music, installations & designs from the augmented instruments lab

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June 11, 2019

Drake Music DMLab London Relaunch

Jacob Harrison demonstrated the Strummi at the relaunch of DMLab London

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June 01, 2019


A busy summer for the Augmented Instruments Lab

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May 29, 2019

Augmented Instruments lab at LSO Make Music Day

Jacob Harrison and Luis Zayas demonstrated accessible tech at LSO St. Lukes

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April 15, 2019

Sam Aaron introducing Sonic Pi

An inspiring talk-demo on how can we teach coding through music?

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April 15, 2019

Charles Matthews on Accessibility and Instrument Design

Charles Matthews shared some of his inclusive music tech approaches

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March 25, 2019

Rosie Wakely from Rusty Squid was here!

Thanks to Rosie Wakely for hanging around with us for a day!

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March 15, 2019

Welcoming Halldór Úlfarsson

Halldór showcased the halldorophone to the lab, super inspiring!

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February 14, 2019

Koray Tahiroglu visiting the Augmented Instrument Lab

We are excited to collaborate with musician and researcher Koray Tahiroglu!

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November 29, 2018

John Chowning @ C4DM!

Distinguished lecture + concerte by John Chowning

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November 01, 2018

Stefano Bollani visit

Stefano Bollani visited the Augmented Instruments Lab!

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September 05, 2018

Ars Electronica 2018

Augmented Instruments Laboratory @ Ars Electronica 2018

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May 25, 2018

NIME 2018

The Augmented Instruments Lab will be at NIME 2018, in Blacksburg, VA.

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May 23, 2018

Keynote Speech and Presentation at ICLI 2018

Andrew McPherson will be delivering a keynote speech, and Jack Armitage will be presenting at International Conference of Live Interfaces 2018, in Porto, Portugal

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April 26, 2018

Augmented Instruments Laboratory Concert

Augmented Instruments Laboratory live @ IKLECTIK

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March 24, 2018

Bela and Innovate UK

Enabling Accessible, High-Performance Crafts for Makers and Artists.

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March 21, 2018

Daniel McNamara visit

Daniel McNamara visitng researcher at the Augmented Instruments Laboratory.

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January 30, 2018

BBC Teach at the Augmented Instruments Lab

BBC Teach came to visit the Augmented Instruments Lab to film a segment on Jacob Harrison's One-Handed Bass project

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November 02, 2017

Hackoustic Village at We Are Robots

Andrew McPherson presented his work, and lab members gave demonstrations at the Hackoustic Village, part of We Are Robots festival in Brick Lane

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August 21, 2017

Audio Mostly 2017 Workshop

Bela workshop at Audio Mostly 2017 in London

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July 10, 2017

HCI International 2017

Robert Jack presents research on latency in digital musical instruments at HCI International 2017 in Vancouver

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May 21, 2017

Music from the Augmented Instruments Laboratory

Evening concert of music from the Augmented Instruments Laboratory

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May 12, 2017

NIME 2017

The Augmented Instruments Lab will be at NIME 2017, in Copenhagen.

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May 01, 2017

CHI 2017

The Augmented Instruments Lab will be at CHI 2017, in Colorado.

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