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Young Maker Uses Data from the International Space Station to make Basslines #MusicMonday

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If anyone ever needs justification for a school STE(A)M program (integrating the arts with science, technology, engineering & mathematics), you could do a lot worse than the latest video from Caitlin, in which she demonstrates using data from the International Space Station to create a sick bassline with a modular synth.

The Code Club at the school that Caitlin attends has entered the Astro Pi competition, a program designed to raise awareness of space science with young people. The Club has assembled a Eurorack modular system in a hacked Ikea dresser,The Mad Music Machine, and is now using it to create sound waves – and basslines – from data.

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