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HGSE Hackathon

Today was the first full day of the HGSE Hackathon. Yesterday was about ideation (coming up with different ideas) and today was about iteration – testing out those ideas, revising them, and repeating the process until we came up with something we liked. 321 more words


Launchpad & Mental Health Day

Newcastle hosted World Mental Health Day on Saturday October 11 and Launchpad was amongst the 70 organisations to participate.

The aim of the day was to raise awareness of mental health issues and support available across the North-East. 224 more words

Against Me! live at the Launchpad, October 2nd, 2014

Against Me!

By Joe DeBonis  

If you don’t feel an overall sense of happiness and joy emitting from a crowd at a punk show, either the band is doing it wrong or the people there just do not understand what the music is about. 503 more words



As some of you have no doubt gathered I’m not exactly ‘down with the kids’, but as I said in my post last year, I still have a soft spot for dance music. 389 more words

Slow Magic, Kodak to Graph Explore Full Potential of Electronic Music

Walking through a deep bank of fog we first encountered a massive glittering disco ball. Santos had been transformed, with banks of speakers coming from the front and bass cannons aiming at our sides. 404 more words


43oh.com Wasn't Next To The Texas Instruments Booth

In addition to all the cool boards and booster packs found at Texas Instruments’ booth at Maker Faire, the folks from 43oh.com made a showing, but not next to the TI booth. 177 more words