Music Hack: Gangsta Headbang @ Music Hack Day Barcelona (2015)
Collaborator: Gerard Roma
Description: Gangsta Headbang is a demo of an embedded wearable presented at the Barcelona Music Hack Day 2015. A fedora hat triggers chords when you follow the rhythm with your head. Inspired by rude boy fashion in Jamaican music and augmented with wearable technology.
Role: Concept and wearable design (hardware and physical design).
Technologies: Adafruit Flora, Flora accelerometer/compass sensor LSM303, neopixels, conductive thread, a fedora hat.
Acknowledgments: We are thankful to FabLab for advice and lending us the Flora board.