At our last meet-up, BTO Tinkerers prepped Raspberry Pi miniature computers for music production. The process was faster than expected! This time, we will look at Arduino, a platform for control and sensor input. Arduino is a super low power special-purpose computer that plugs into your computer (or Raspberry Pi!) USB port to act as a […]



This month, special guest host Will Redman will be moderating. You might know him for his percussion work, his compositions, and his graphic scores. He regularly plays in Microkingdom and Umbilicus. The Volunteers’ Collective is a monthly improvisation workshop with a focus on listening and ad hoc collaboration. Players of all skill levels are encouraged to attend and […]



Founded in Zurich in 1987, the 5chimpfluch Grupp3 has become the epitome of radical outsider art in many respects. Appearing in varying lineups over the years, the 5chimpfluch Grupp3 has been forging a bridge from stirring audio and visual works to disturbing and highly challenging live performances ever since.  Their work has covered a wide […]


The Red Room is a volunteer-run space in Baltimore dedicated to mind-expanding experimental culture, headquartered at Normals Books and Records.