Free Music Friday: The 1970 Dartmouth Electronic Music Competition

Free Music Friday: Anablog has posted free MP3s of a vintage electronic music album, The 1970 Dartmouth Electronic Music Competition. You can preview one of the tracks below, Richard Allan Robinson’s Ambience: [display_podcast] The source material for Ambience was produced on an “instrument” consisting of three electric bass guitar strings strung lengthwise across a long… Read More Free Music Friday: The 1970 Dartmouth Electronic Music Competition

An Audio Introduction To The Moog Synthesizer

Peter Tod Lewis, Director of the University of Iowa Electronic Music Studios from 1968-1980, created an audio introduction to the Moog synthesizer in 1979.  The multi-part series provides a perspective from the past on the synthesizer and its role in classical electronic music studio.  Here are links to each of the segments in the series:… Read More An Audio Introduction To The Moog Synthesizer

Hyperbow Translates Violin Into Electronic World

Diana Young, right, a Ph.D. candidate in the Hyperinstruments Group of the MIT Media Lab has developed the Hyperbow, a new electronic sensing system to measure minute changes in the position, acceleration and strain of a violin bow. The system can be used to evaluate different bowing techniques and may expand the expressive possibilities of… Read More Hyperbow Translates Violin Into Electronic World