Workshop – Build a synthesizer with Tara Pattenden

Music Hackspace


Music Hackspace present a one day workshop on Sat 1 July, 11am to 6pm at Somerset House Studios in Central London. 

Build your own Lerango drone machine with Tara Pattenden

Price is £95 per person, 12 people max.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and anyone interested in electronics and DIY instrument design.

 The Lerango Drone is an electronic instrument that produces drones and atonal rhythms. It features three oscillators each with their own pitch and volume control.  

• 3 Oscillators.

• Pitch control for each oscillator.

• Volume control for each oscillator.

• 6.5" jack output.

Building it yourself will give you the opportunity to tune and experiment with the sound making your own unique instrument. You will learn to solder, read schematics and gain an understanding of basic electronics. 

The workshop will be lead by Tara Pattenden. Tara is an artist and instrument maker and educator who has been working in sound and electronic media for the past 20 years. She performs with Goodiepal and Pals, the fckn bstrds and solo as Phantom Chips. 

With her Phantom Chips project she makes her own wearable synthesizers that can be stretched and squeezed to create sound, and in this workshop she will be presenting her Lerango drone machine.

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