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DIY comes to electronic music, and it requires no knowledge of electronics or music. You’ve got a month to prepare for the 3rd International Circuit Bending Festival, at which “benders” twist electronic toys into sound-producing instruments. That’s right: You can recycle your favorite childhood games into a Speak-and-Spell symphony. The 2006 Bent festival, to be held in New York City, features performances, workshops and—given that it happens in a bar—more than one way to go on a bender. —Lauren Aaronson

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