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10.01.09
Electronica
by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
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
06.13.09
Electronica
The number of blogs on the internet is somewhat overwhelming, but I still enjoy sifting through site after site, searching for the perfect ‘beat’, so to speak (with apologies to Gilles Peterson). It is like walking in the middle of a
06.15.09
Electronica
A good underground house DJ from Chicago, visiting New York City, told me in a party, "Don't stick to New York DJs, listen to everyone." I agreed with him besides that I am a New York DJs devotee. After meditating on
09.18.09
Electronica
I just want to bring some attention to S.T.E.I.M foundation, which has recently joined artandculture as a venue and member. S.T.E.I.M (studio for electro-instrumental music) is a wonderful venue and research centre located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. They host many events
10.26.09
Electronica
Here is Part 1 of my picks for Artists to Watch in 2010! I hope to offer some fun, inspiring new stuff to check out, and would love it if you responded in kind with artists you're loving right now.... Enjoy!!
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
08.02.09
Electronica
This month in Classical and Experimental Music (as well as related genres and subgenres), I would like to focus on “quiet music.” William Cosgreve wrote the oft-misquoted line “music has charms to soothe the savage breast,” and many people have taken
10.04.09
Electronica
picture: www.cathyjamisonfineart.com (music) Chris Watson http://www.chriswatson.net/ Chris Watson is one of the world's leading recorders of wildlife and natural phenomena, and in his album ‘Weather Report’ he edits his field recordings into a filmic narrative. On a personal
06.03.09
Electronica
Kuduro’s roots can be traced to Luanda, Angola in the late ‘80s. The energetic, uptempo music started by layering African percussion with simple Soca and Calypso rhythms. Before long, western electronic music began to make an appearance in Africa, which Angolan
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,
10.25.09
Electronica
One artist on my list is actually a collective of numerous artists. Formed by professors Perry Cook and Dan Trueman, the Princeton Laptop Orchestra, or PLOrk for short, has brought a newfound excitement to academic computer music. I have been following
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