New Age Noise (from Parramatta in Retrograde), photo by Liza Moscatelli

New Age Noise Collective: Workshop

Duration: 2 hours
Artists in ResidenceWorkshop7 - 13 Years
6 August 2022, 10am – 12pm (ages 7–10), 1–3pm (ages 9–13) Museums Discovery Centre Book Tickets

As residents of the Museums Discovery Centre, Information + Cultural Exchange’s New Age Noise Collective will deliver hands-on music production workshops.

We kick off the day with a synthesiser and sound workshop for ages 8–10 using KORG littleBits Synth kits. These kits contain sound modules that easily snap together to produce live music. This workshop will allow participants to get creative with simple modular synths and explore the world of sound circuits.

In the afternoon, participants aged 9–13 will learn to make beats and loops using Ableton Live and Ableton Push. Ableton Live is a software for music production, creation and performance and Ableton Push a powerful, expressive instrument that gives you hands-on control of an unlimited palette of sounds. Ableton´s products are made to inspire creative music making and inspire learners with the belief they can create their own music. BYO headphones and a USB stick to take home your music.

New Age Noise Collective is an initiative of Information + Cultural Exchange and comprised of a community of artists and creatives. The collective joined the Powerhouse as MDC residents in 2021. The residency takes shape through engagement with the museum’s vast collection, exploring objects as reference material for creative responses including music, writing, visual and digital.

This workshop is free, but bookings are essential as places are limited. Both sessions are family workshops and parental supervision is required. Please register tickets for children and at least one adult.

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Free, but bookings are essential as places are limited.

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