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02.19.10
Electronica
In this series titled "Composer Dilemmas," I would like to relfect on issues in the process of composition. How deterministic will this piece be, performance-wise? Once 'finished,' does it remain so? How will the scale of the composition, or the forces
01.19.10
Electronica
Remember Trainspotting, anyone? A friend of mine sent me this link recently, and wow, I’d forgotten what a great song this was. Danny Boyle’s film is one of my top twenty cinematic faves, the British band Underworld is still going strong,
01.05.10
Electronica
Happy New Year! It was freezing on Saturday night, but after a day of teaching and some scrumptious Japanese food at Sushi Queen restaurant, I headed down to Harbourfront to catch John’s set from 8pm. It didn’t take long for me
01.03.10
Electronica
1996 -begins as a four-member band (drums, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals and woodwinds); first public performance in november in Student's Culture Center (SKC) in Belgrade, Serbia.1997 -band begets its fifth member, a violinist; jams staged in various places in Belgrade
11.29.09
Electronica
Nine Beet Stretch is a piece by sound artist Leif Inge, which takes a recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and stretches it from its normal length of one hour to a length of 24 hours. There is no pitch distortion, so
11.27.09
Electronica
The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF - or "nigh-semf") is an exceptionally well-run festival gearing up for it's second year. I was fortunate enough to have a piece programmed last year and can't wait to attend again this year.
11.23.09
Electronica
Hyperdub: Five Years of Hyperdub I’ve recently discovered that the British label Hyperdub has released a five-year compilation of their best tracks. I was unfamiliar with dubstep (and all the myriad variations within the genre) up until last year, but my
11.19.09
Electronica
Beardyman is a young and phenomenally talented beatbox artist who has won the UK Beatbox championship twice, and is now (not surprisingly) an Internet sensation. Although largely associated with hip-hop culture, beatboxing is not limited to hip-hop music; it exists now
11.06.09
Electronica
I discovered the track for Darkstar about a week ago; dubstep genre is new for me, but there is a strong link to some of the trance- and drone-electronica I’ve been listening to for the past year or so (or attempted).
11.02.09
Electronica
by Troy
October 25th visited the New York City High Line saw the Diane Von Furstenberg store with color-changing windows saw the Assume Vivid Astro Focus exhibit at Phillips de Pury & Company via the High Line saw the Gansevoort Hotel saw the
10.31.09
Electronica
There is no one on this planet that could accuse me of having a single-minded interest in a particular type of music. My uni supervisor constantly despaired over my apparent lack of research focus. Let me know if any of this
10.31.09
Electronica
First, the music. Glass of wine? No? Well, I’ll put the kettle on, then, and we’ll have a spot of tea. Thank you so much for coming by-I had promised you, my good friend, a tour of my world-renowned library, and
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