2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Ponytrap: Channeling Your Own Weird Vision

Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Palmer Events Center
SX Create Stage
900 Barton Springs Rd

Four years ago, Austin music teacher Quentin Thomas-Oliver went looking for a drummer willing to play the type of music he wanted. When he couldn’t find one, he built one. Thus the band Ponytrap was born. In our session we'll discuss building robot drums and achieving goals: How we became Makers on accident and how we learned on the fly. Using Ponytrap's machines as a narrative, we'll talk about the broader topic of how to drill down into the thing you want and build the thing you need.

Hashtags: #sxsw #Ponytrap


Hilary Thomas-Oliver at SXSW

Hilary Thomas-Oliver



Quentin Thomas-Oliver at SXSW

Quentin Thomas-Oliver



Quentin Thomas-Oliver is the founder of the band Ponytrap, an industrial / classical / tribal fusion featuring robotic drums, viola, and Hilary Thomas-Oliver on 'cello. Quentin holds a performance ...

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