AfroCelt Techno-Tele-Trad Session for IDPD 2014

On November 29th Cillian McSweeney from Cork Ireland was joined by children from Bengala Branca school Guinea-Bissau for a remote music session via Skype. The large geographical separation between musicians is not the only reason this was a unique event; Cillian was playing the Bodhrán Continue reading AfroCelt Techno-Tele-Trad Session for IDPD 2014

Positioning of Solenoids and Dampening Actuators to Maximise Tonal Range

cute robot with bodhrán for body

This post is directed to Bodhrán players so the first paragraph is a quick recap on what this project is about. We are looking for some help and advice on a project we are currently working on. The goal of Continue reading Positioning of Solenoids and Dampening Actuators to Maximise Tonal Range

BodhránBot Brains – Choosing a Microcontroller

midi-switcher board

As the title of this post suggests in this post we will look at the options available for controlling the Bodhrán Bot. We will need to use a microcontroller in order to control the solenoids and have them hit the Continue reading BodhránBot Brains – Choosing a Microcontroller