Let’s make noise! – DIY Electronic Workshop

Let’s make noise! 

DIY Electronic Workshop


(I) Mics and Amps

(Listening to hidden voices)


Instructor: Dennis Tan

Date & time: 4th May 2013 (1- 3 pm) and 5th May 2013 (2 – 4 pm)
Location: @ IARC, 67 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199942

Workshop fee: $55 including materials


This 2-days workshop introduces beginners to Do-it-Yourself contact microphones and amplifier. The workshop will cover basic electronics theory, soldering and practical applications in art works or live performances. The workshop aims to demystify these technologies and learn in a hands-on environment. The participants will keep everything they make during the workshop.

Participants must bring with them the following;

• 9v battery

• soldering iron and soldering lead

• wire cutters and pliers

• a box for which your DIY speaker kit will be installed


Equipment provided

• LM386

• Speaker

• Piezo Discs and Electret Microphones

• assorted capacitors and resistors

• battery clips

• jacks

• potentiometers

• switches

• LED’s

• wire

• board


Participation is limited to 8 persons.

Pre-registration is required and can be done by sending an email to soundkinesis@gmail.com


Instructor’s biography

The workshop will be led by Dennis Tan, an artist working with sound and contemporary media. His work, developing sound bodies in installations and sculptures, results from his interest in the sound and material in the literal sense. As a musician, he is involved in the field of improvisation and experimental music. He creates textures and atmosphere between the spectral mediums of analog and digital elements to cook his batter of noises.