Upcoming Events and Workshops


10 March 2018
 Music Tech Fest at Goldsmiths Students Union                    London, UK


To celebrate this years Women’s History Month and Alternative Careers Week at Goldsmiths, we are bringing you a day centred around MUSIC TECHNOLOGY, for women and non-binary people; giving you the opportunity to get hands on with hardware and learn new skills in a safe, non-judgemental space. 

The day consists of a series of workshops run by Native Instruments and Omnii, aiming to engage those of all abilities into technical aspects of sound and music production. 

ROOM 1 (SU bar)
NATIVE INSTRUMENTS Production Workshops 1-6pm

Electronic Music Producer and Native Instruments product specialist,ANNA DISCLAIM [https://soundcloud.com/anna_disclaim] will be doing run-throughs of the new Maschine and Komplete Kontrol Keyboard throughout the day. If you’ve ever wanted to get hands on with Native Instruments kit, now is the time! Anna will be showing you tips and tricks to get the best from the new range of products.
Making Beats (step sequencing, recording real time, note repeat)
Melodies (bass line/keys/chords, arpeggiator, variation)
Track Deconstruction
Komplete Kontrol MK2 integration with Ableton Live

ROOM 2 (Studio):
Live sound workshop 1 - 2.30pm (sign up below)
Come and learn the basics of engineering a live band with Omnii’s Sound Engineer’s Joy and Naomi.

Mixing workshop 3 - 4pm (sign up below)
Introduction to the basic techniques of mixing. An opportunity to also bring a track and receive advice on achieving the best possible mix with artist and Omnii producer La Leif. Bring audio files on USB’s. 

Gear improv session 4 - 6pm
Like jamming with your mates but with electronic instruments. Bring your hardware, software, synths, samplers, pedals and make music with like minded tech lovers. An opportunity to pick up new techniques from your peers and introduce yourself to different equipment in a creative environment without limitations. 

Networking drinks
Have a drink with us, meet future collaborators and fellow gear lovers. 

Open all day:
WRPM (Women’s Revolution Per Minute)
Goldsmiths Library (Goldsmiths Students only)

Women's Revolutions Per Minute (WRPM) was set up in 1977 as part of the Women's Art Collective in London promoting festivals of music by women as part of the Women's Liberation Movement. From feminist lesbian record labels, to all female festivals throughout history, come and explore this insightful archive in Goldsmiths Library. The WRPM collection contains hard copies of everything from the catalogue including vinyl, tapes, CDs and books, many by women pioneer producers. 

***We welcome those who have never engaged with music tech and want to find out more***


Live Sound: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPqii1JyOPUCXNtR5dSD68984VCYbgf-Y75AQxGCgPIBFcDA/viewform


View Goldsmiths Student’s Union accessability guide here: https://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/goldsmiths-university-of-london/goldsmiths-students-union




Ongoing workshops at Goldsmiths Music Studios for students on the music programmes. 
19 November 2017 Omnii Presents: Monika Werkstatt with support from La Leif at Cafe OTO
4th October 2017 Speaking at WITCiH 1st Birthday 
21st September 2017 Speaking at Girls on Film event
18th June 2017 Outreach workshops for 15-18 year olds at Goldsmiths Music Studios
13th June 2017 Live sound workshops in collaboration with WISWOS (Women In Sound Women On Sound) at Goldsmiths University
9th May 2017 #NormalNotNovelty Engineering workshop at Red Bull Studios London
10th December 2016 Engineering worksop in collaboration with Open Source at Dalston Studios