Phantom Chips makes wearable synthesizers that can be stretched and squeezed to create sound. Her homemade ‘lectronix squeals create bent charm
and harsh mangled tones through tactile electronics.
Concocting rhythms from an array of homemade electronic instruments, samplers and wearable noisemakers, Phantom Chips gets the audience wearing electronics and making noise.
Tara Pattenden works in the field of electronics, noise, performance and soft circuitry. Based in Brisbane she runs a business selling synthesisers including the Noisy BSTRD and the Lerango Drone. She performs with British group BodyVice and builds unique electronic instruments for their live shows. She has been making noise and mess for almost 20 years performing internationally as a solo artist and in bands such as Monster Zoku Onsomb and Kunt.