Modular Addict and Radiograffiti present: Synth Fest MKE @ Cactus Club, Milwaukee [from 21 to 22 July]

Modular Addict and Radiograffiti present: Synth Fest MKE

21 - 22
21:00 - 23:59

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Cactus Club
2496 S Wentworth Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207
SynthFestMKE is BACK.

Modular Addict and Radiograffiti present
Two nights of music at Cactus Club
Two days of guided DIY workshops at Modular Addict (learn to build, and walk out with a synth you build yourself)
A synth meet (buy/sell/trade/giveaway friendly), open-mic, talks and more at Club Garibaldi,

All coinciding with the grand opening of Modular Addict's retail DIY synth hackerspace/store in Bayview

Buy your tickets here:

Night One
Friday 7.21.17
Venue: Cactus Club
Time: 9pm
Cost: $15 door / $12 web single night
$30 full fest passes available in limited quantities

Sheila Teruty
Modular Synth Twiddler

Orange Drink
All Genres Forever

Milwaukee Drum Machine Quartet
Live Drum Machine Performance

Industrial Style Techno

Industrial Style Techno

— Day Events
Multiple Venues
Friday — 7.21 Build Session — 5pm @ Modular Addict • Cost: Free to enter / $29.99 to build (includes kit)

The “MSG” (Mini Søund Generatør) is a desktøp device whøse brain is a small, swappable cømputer chip (Attiny85). The maker can interchange chips tø alter the behaviør øf the instrument. Each chip cøntains a different synthesis technique: granular, phase distørtiøn, amplitude mødulatiøn, and frequency mødulatiøn.

Saturday — 7.22 Build Session — 10am @ Modular Addict • Cost: Free to enter / $39.99 to build (includes kit)

Slimmed down version of his Eurorack Karplus Strong module Karp, with integrated keyboard, speaker, and line out — all running off of USB power! A super simple build, perfect for beginners that yields a playable Karplus Strong synth!

Saturday — 7.22 Multiple Events — 12pm @ Club Garibaldi • Cost: $10 / Free w/ full fest pass

Synth Meet — Show & Tell courtesy of Synth Meet MKE.

Synth Fest open mic — Contact us below or via Facebook if interested. Space is limited! Performers TBA

Talks/discussions — Q&A with multiple musicians & producers about their process. Speakers TBA

Free pile — Have parts you don't need? Manuals? Schematics? Jacks? PCBs? Toys? Bring some/take some! Only caveat: if your stuff isn't taken by the end of the meet, you need to take it back with you.
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