Dare you accept the Circuit-Bending Challenge?!?

So I was having a little chat with the Circuit Master over at www.getlofi.com about how and why we both got into circuit bending. The number one reason, for me at least: tons of bend-able toys and devices can be found very cheaply at secondhand and thrift stores. Which brings us to this: The premise is simple: 1. Wait until October 28th with growing anticipation. 2. Bicycle, walk, or swim to your nearest secondhand store. 3. Locate and purchase a cheap electronic noisemaking device. 4. Take it home and bend that thang! 5. Document the process and end result, then …

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We’re Nerdsters; 201 Kit Video; More Projects Wanted 9/27 NYC

Because hipsters love Theremin-y crutches. Okay, music fans: reach the very vanguard of geekiness, and you can become an entirely new demographic — the Nerdster. Or so says direct marketing guru Lauren Bell for DMNews, who much to my surprise reviewed the most recent CDM + Etsy + Make “Handmade Music night in Brooklyn”: Last night, on the not-so-anonymous urging of a PR company that represents Make magazine, I went to “Handmade Music” at Etsy Labs in downtown Brooklyn… On handmade music night, super-nerds, artists, and the edgy, in-the-know, 20-something crowd converge on the Etsy labs, drawn by promises of …

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