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Get ready to immerse yourself in a day of sonic exploration this Saturday, April 6th as the Electric Guitar Innovation Lab and Interactive Music Systems Lab hosts the annual FX Hackathon in Alden Hall from 10:00am- 3:00pm. This event offers a unique opportunity for students to collaborate in small teams alongside experienced coaches—including electric harpist Emily Hopkins—to develop innovative audio effect devices. Whether you're a seasoned musician or a tech-savvy enthusiast, this hackathon invites you to unleash your creativity and push the boundaries of sound engineering. 


FX Hackathon poster

In addition to the hackathon, the event promises a public pedal showcase and a plethora of hands-on audio effects activities. 

  • Explore the latest advancements in music technology as you witness the showcase of unique pedals crafted by talented individuals. 
  • Engage in interactive demonstrations and workshops to discover how these audio effects are created and utilized in various musical contexts. 

Whether you're an avid pedal collector, a curious music enthusiast, or an aspiring engineer, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this event. 

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