Along with free PBR while it lasts, 3rd Ward will showcase the latest high-tech inventions for musicians, complete with demos, an open lab to meet the creators, and live musical performances...Believe me, you won't want to miss this.
Sequence everything: CRUDBOX / STEVEN LITT
The CrudBox is an original hardware step sequencer in a briefcase, which plugs into and sequences everything from cassette decks to power tools and turns them into musical patterns.
Looping hardware: LOOOP-R / RUI PEREIRA
Looop-R is a musical, visual, hardware, software instrument.
Shake the beats: EGGBEATER / TED HAYES
This wireless, egg-shaped controller lets you mash loops, control filters, and play music using live gestures.
Ableton hacking: AKAI APC40, HACKED / MICHAEL HATSIS
Live laptop fans, take note: the commercially-available Akai APC40 Ableton Live controller warped to make new musical performances possible.
Handmade Music Night
3rd Ward is located at 195 Morgan Ave., in East Williamsburg, near the Grand, Montrose, and Morgan stops on the L train