Music Hack: Gangsta Headbang @ Music Hack Day Barcelona (2015)

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.

Authors: Anna Xambó, Gerard Roma

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.

Submission: Gangsta Headbang @ MHD15 Hackathon