Dockstader is a composer, film maker, cartoonist, writer and, now, an Alzheimer’s patient. Continue reading
Multi-instrumentalist Adrian Belew is running a Kickstarter project to help develop Flux, a new application and format for music that promises to never play a song the same way twice.
According to Belew, it’s a format for music that reflects changes in the way we live our lives and even think: Continue reading
Composer Dave Bessell let us know about an upcoming concert that will be of interest to a lot of electronic music fans – a live performance by ‘synth supergroup’ Node.
Performed on an extremely rare collection of vintage analogue synthesizers, some of which are shown above, Node’s music ranges from dense textural atmospheres to minimal evolving rhythms. It’s been described as like ‘the soundtrack to some long forgotten sci fi film’.
Node will be performing at Feb 27, 2015 at 8:30 pm, at the Royal College of Music in London. Continue reading
James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) and IBM recently collaborated on a music project for the U.S. Open that explored creating a soundtrack to the event, based on the sonification of data from each tennis match.
In a nutshell, IBM developers built algorithms that mapped each player’s movement to audio samples, automatically creating ambient soundscapes based on the matches. Continue reading
The unusual three-album set, originally released in 1964, targets three age groups:
- Volume 1 is 1 to 6 months;
- Volume 2 is 6 to 12 months; and
- Volume 3 is 12 to 18.
While we’re not sure how many babies or parents were soothed by Scott’s Soothing Sounds for Babies, the albums are sought ought by electronic music fans as pioneering examples of pure electronic music. Continue reading
Warp Records has officially announced the new Aphex Twin album, Syro.
According to Warp’s info, ‘influential electronic fartist’, Richard D. James, has a new album, Syro, coming out under his Aphex Twin moniker.
At least that’s what we make of the album’s bizarre official summary, below.
Check it out the official info below and let us know what you make of it! Continue reading