CCRMA Colloquium: Marc Weidenbaum: Cultural Afterlife Is a Form of Change was uploaded by: ccrmalite1
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Lecture 13 | MIT 21M.380 Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics), Fall 2009 was uploaded by: MIT
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iGendyn (App Store link) is a free iPhone synthesizer that lets freak it, Iannis Xenakis style, exploring GENeral DYNamic stochastic synthesis. If you’ve never heard about GENeral DYNamic stochastic synthesis, or even electronic music pioneer Iannis Xenakis before, don’t worry. iGendyn offers psychedelic 3-voice polyphonic noise fun, and the fact that it’s an application of… Read More Free iPhone Synthesizer Lets You Freak It Like Xenakis!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSC8M6mSajU This documentary on prog-rock is narrated by a female robo-narrator. Strange, but interesting. via ProgAlbums
This is off-topic, but Paul Devereux is an expert on the archaeoacoustics – megalithic acoustics & their possible applications. He’s written a book on Stone Age Soundtracks, the acoustic archaeology of ancient sites. The video is a little dry – but the information is deep and interesting – and seems to tie into some of the ideas that… Read More The Acoustics Of Stone Age Rocks
Cornell Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections has announced that it has acquired “a significant archive on the history of hip hop and rap music, documenting its emergence in the Bronx in the 1970s and early 1980s.” The collection includes nearly one thousand sound recordings, the photographic archive of Bronx photographer Joe Conzo, Jr.,… Read More Hip Hop Goes To College
The BBC reports that newly found acetate disks contain what is believed to be the earliest known computer music recordings: The songs were captured by the BBC in the Autumn of 1951 during a visit to the University of Manchester. The recording has been unveiled as part of the 60th Anniversary of “Baby”, the forerunner… Read More Oldest Computer Music Found
Planet Nerd’s Dan Walmsley talks to experimental composer David Shea about the history of the Doctor Who music and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.