Patrick Flanagan is creating Music with robots
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As a musician, inventor, and software developer, I build my own controllers, write my own software, and construct electromechanical machines that play drums--from scratch. And then I make dance music. Because I build my own music-making tools, my music sounds different from what often gets made with conventional software. It combines the texture of real drums with the superhuman capabilities of robotics. I think it's great that making music has never been easier, but for me doing things the hard way is the only way to get the sound I want. 

In four years, the band has grown from a purely acoustic robot trio to a six-piece, electro-acoustic band with custom vocoders, synths, and controllers. I've released a free album on Bandcamp (jazari.bandcamp.com), which I encourage you to check out, made a music video with custom video processing software, and released my Arduino MIDI controller code to the public. This year I plan to build an electric piano robot and work on new material, including a long-overdue J.S. Bach/Daft Punk mashup. Your support will help make those plans become physical reality. I am asking you to support me when I release a performance video or a video that explores and shares how I make music. The bots and I thank you. 
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Hear and see my new music and videos first. I will release new tracks, music videos, and demo videos to my patron stream before making them public to the broader internet. 
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All of the above, plus digital downloads of new music.
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All of the above, plus stems of tracks so you can remix them, Twitter follow and shout-out. 
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All of the above, plus hand hand drawn *circuit diagrams* and a thank you in the credits. 
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All of the above, plus correspondence via your medium of choice and advice with your DIY/software projects if I can offer it. And a T-Shirt.
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At $500, I'll be able to invite some of the gifted improvisers and vocalists from the Minneapolis music scene to join me in jamming with and through the bots. 
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As a musician, inventor, and software developer, I build my own controllers, write my own software, and construct electromechanical machines that play drums--from scratch. And then I make dance music. Because I build my own music-making tools, my music sounds different from what often gets made with conventional software. It combines the texture of real drums with the superhuman capabilities of robotics. I think it's great that making music has never been easier, but for me doing things the hard way is the only way to get the sound I want. 

In four years, the band has grown from a purely acoustic robot trio to a six-piece, electro-acoustic band with custom vocoders, synths, and controllers. I've released a free album on Bandcamp (jazari.bandcamp.com), which I encourage you to check out, made a music video with custom video processing software, and released my Arduino MIDI controller code to the public. This year I plan to build an electric piano robot and work on new material, including a long-overdue J.S. Bach/Daft Punk mashup. Your support will help make those plans become physical reality. I am asking you to support me when I release a performance video or a video that explores and shares how I make music. The bots and I thank you. 

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Pledge $1 or more per Music Video and Tech Talk
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Hear and see my new music and videos first. I will release new tracks, music videos, and demo videos to my patron stream before making them public to the broader internet. 
Pledge $3 or more per Music Video and Tech Talk
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All of the above, plus digital downloads of new music.
Pledge $5 or more per Music Video and Tech Talk
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All of the above, plus stems of tracks so you can remix them, Twitter follow and shout-out. 
Pledge $10 or more per Music Video and Tech Talk
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All of the above, plus hand hand drawn *circuit diagrams* and a thank you in the credits. 
Pledge $50 or more per Music Video and Tech Talk
0 of 5 patrons
All of the above, plus correspondence via your medium of choice and advice with your DIY/software projects if I can offer it. And a T-Shirt.