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[SANTA FE] May 6th-8th: Gridfest – A Monome Music Festival — Shocklee Entertainment Universe ● The Future Frequency

[SANTA FE] May 6th-8th: Gridfest – A Monome Music Festival

The Monome community will be coming together for Gridfest in Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 6th-8th. The event will feature three days of workshops and shows with artists from the U.S. and Canada at two venues, Corazon and the Santa Fe Complex.

Schedule of Events:

Friday, May 6:
Edison [San Francisco], Making the Noise [Boston], and Portable Sunsets [NYC] bring in the beats with live sets of original electronic music at Corazon. Darkseeker [Edmonton] will start off the night with a DJ set of mellow dubstep and Cigarette Operahouse [Toronto] will close with some mashed-up, electro beats. 8pm, @ Corazon, 401 S Guadalupe, 505-983-4559.

Saturday, May 7:
Learn the basics of getting started with a monome at the Santa Fe Complex. Afterwards, presenters will discuss various techniques of monome integration with the music software, Ableton Live. Subsequently, monome artists will give short presentations on their setups and allow for hands on interaction with the devices. Performances follow by The Sweaty Caps [Los Angeles], Lokey/noiseflowr [Calgary/Edmonton], Watson [Santa Fe], Anenon [Los Angeles], TheAlphaNerd [Toronto], Cigarette Operahouse [Toronto], % [NYC], Altitude Sickness [Los Angeles]. Workshops 1 – 6pm, Performances 8pm-130am, @ Santa Fe Complex, 632 Agua Fria St, 505-216-7562.

Sunday, May 8:
Learn to build a monome like device yourself at Santa Fe Complex. Denver based Mike Stacey [Circle Six] will be leading a four hour workshop where you will learn how to create an arduinome [monome clone]. All parts will be supplied, including custom enclosures for the devices and participants will leave with a fully functional grid controller. 2 – 6pm, @ Santa Fe Complex.

For more info on the Gridfest site


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