Amazon has introduced a new type of ‘smart device’ – the Echo – that’s a reimagining of the home stereo as a always-connected, voice activated speaker. It’s got some impressive features – combining Siri-style voice recognition, with search, music and news service. You can tell it to play some music by Boards of Canada, tell it to wake you… Read More Amazon Echo: Super Cool or Super Creepy? You Make The Call!
As part of Berlin’s recent Social Media Week, Peter Kirn, editor of createdigitalmusic.com hosted this conversation with Matt Black (Ninjatune founder and member of A/V group Coldcut), and Gerhard Behles, (CEO of Ableton and former member of Monolake). Behles and Black are both technologists and musicans, and the hour+ discussion delves into the intended and unintended consequences of today’s… Read More Music In The Age of Democratization, With Ableton’s Gerhard Behles & Coldcut’s Matt Black
Meet the Techno-Collagist Who Turns Lasers and Human Limbs into Instruments: Sound Builders was uploaded by: Motherboard
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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:
Goldie & The Heritage Orchestra “Timeless (Sine Tempore)” was uploaded by: GoldieOfficial
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Sonic TALK 372 – Roger Linn’s Linnstrument was uploaded by: sonicstate
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Madrona Labs Kaivo on a Touchscreen Monitor [HD Quality] was uploaded by: inbetweenmovements
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Reader Dmitry Morozov – a Moscow-based media-artist, musician and ‘engineer of strange-sounding mechanisms’ – has created a new instrument that uses a tattoo for a score. Morozov creates experimental electronic music and advocates for circuit bending and DIY electronics in Russia, under the moniker ::vtol::. Here’s what Morozov has to say about his instrument, ‘Reading My Body’: this is… Read More New Instrument Uses Tattoos As A Score