Bela at the cutting edge of research and experimentation

Bela's first PhD student

Bela's first PhD studentInterview with Teresa Pelinski about AI, embedded computing and musical instruments

New Interfaces for Musical Expression

New Interfaces for Musical ExpressionSponsoring cutting-edge research in instrument design

Pamela Z Award for Innovation

Pamela Z Award for InnovationRecognising research that champions diversity in music technology


RebusAn instrument for electromagnetic interaction

Digitally Active Drum

Digitally Active DrumAn augmented snare by Peter Williams

Teaching Spotlight

Teaching SpotlightMasters in Music, Communication & Technology across two universities in Norway

The Daïs

The DaïsA Haptically Enabled Electronic Instrument

The KeyWi

The KeyWiAn accessible electronic wind instrument

New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2020

New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2020For cutting-edge music research

Absurd Instruments Hackathon

Absurd Instruments HackathonBuilding ridiculous instruments with Bela

Augmented Duxianqin

Augmented DuxianqinAugmenting a traditional Chinese instrument with Bela and Trill Craft

Towards Disabled Artist-led Music Technology

Towards Disabled Artist-led Music TechnologyUsing Bela for accessible music exploration


MagpickAn Augmented Guitar Pick for Nuanced Control

Bela + Chirp

Bela + ChirpWireless Connectivity through Data-over-Sound

E-Textiles, Wearable Sensors, and Sonic Interaction Design

E-Textiles, Wearable Sensors, and Sonic Interaction DesignCutting-edge e-textile research with Bela

The Sound of Other Realities

The Sound of Other RealitiesPrototyping Spatial Audio for VR/AR with Bela Mini

The Smart Cajón

The Smart CajónA wireless electroacoustic instrument

Interactive Spatial Audio Workshop

Interactive Spatial Audio WorkshopUsing Bela for binaural head tracking


LovePadBela-powered soft robotics at Goldsmiths' Sex Technology Hackathon

Making the one-handed bass

Making the one-handed bassAccessible instrument design with Bela