2005 - 2017

Music 178 Music


  1. An Archive of 10,000 Cylinder Recordings Readied for the Spotify Era. The UCSB Library invites you to discover and listen to its online archive of cylinder recordings.

     

    1 year ago / / /
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  3. A video and audio tribute we did for mf doom flipping his beats re-creating them using original samples and adding videos to it we ve played this live as an opening act for mf doom mixed assembled and edited by sims, mass & alan the g artwork by julien sens

    2 years ago / / / / /
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  5. This is an ongoing attempt at an algorithmically-generated, readability-adjusted scatter-plot of the musical genre-space, based on data tracked and analyzed for 1211 genres by The Echo Nest. The calibration is fuzzy, but in general down is more organic, up is more mechanical and electric; left is denser and more atmospheric, right is spikier and bouncier.

    3 years ago / /
  6. MSLP stands for International Music Score Library Project. The logo is a capital letter A, taken from the very first press-printed book of polyphonic music, the Harmonice Musices Odhecaton, published in 1501. Its printer, Ottaviano Petrucci, is this library's namesake.

    3 years ago / /
  7. Tausende Gangnam-Style- und Harlem-Shake-Videos auf Youtube sind der Beleg: Remix ist heute ein Massenphänomen. War das 20. Jahrhundert noch geprägt von zentralisierter Kulturproduktion, laden heute Computer, Videohandys und Internet zu kreativer und öffentlicher Interaktion mit Kulturgütern ein.

    Viele der erfolgreichsten Videos auf Youtube und Facebook profitieren davon, dass andere NutzerInnen eigene Versionen von ihnen erstellen und so zur Bekanntheit des Originals beitragen. Die Bandbreite reicht dabei von verwackelten Handy-Videos bis hin zu aufwendigen Remixversionen. Sich für die Erstellung von Werken bei Vorhandenem zu bedienen, ist kein neues Phänomen. Der Blogger Malte Welding illustrierte diesen Umstand einmal unter Verweis auf Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, der Bach-Fugen bearbeitete und die den Fugen voranstehenden Präludien mit Eigenkompositionen ersetzte, die für Streicher geeignet waren: „Er remixte Bach. Er mashte ihn, er fledderte die toten Noten und schuf etwas Neues.“

     

    3 years ago / / / /
  8. Literary elites love to rep Shakespeare’s vocabulary: across his entire corpus, he uses 28,829 words, suggesting he knew over 100,000 words and arguably had the largest vocabulary, ever. I decided to compare this data point against the most famous artists in hip hop. I used each artist’s first 35,000 lyrics. That way, prolific artists, such as Jay-Z, could be compared to newer artists, such as Drake.

    3 years ago / /
  9. Server offering chip music in all formats (MOD, XM, S3M, SID, YM, SAP, IT, AdLib) and platforms (Amiga, PC, Spectrum, NES.)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiptune

    3 years ago / / / /
  10. “Crate Diggers” profiles people with extraordinary vinyl record collections, with owners displaying and telling the stories behind their collections.

    3 years ago /
  11. Happy Safari - Pie Brown
    cedric Bernadotte : musique et montage,
    Fred : Strentz

    http://soundcloud.com/pie-brown/sets/lanpebre/

    3 years ago / / /
  12. Lovage is a collaborative project headed by Dan the Automator, under his pseudonym "Nathaniel Merriweather" (a persona he created for the project Handsome Boy Modeling School). The album is called Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By, which was created in team with Mike Patton and Jennifer Charles, who both provide vocals.

    4 years ago
  13. Inspired by the roads previously paved by concrète musicians and theorists, but also heavily influenced by the worlds of performance art, punk rock and no wave, Christian Marclay was probably the first musician to steal the plunder from the academic domain and to consistently work on the possibilities of disarranging previously ordered sonic artefacts. Long before being a d.j. meant anything more than someone putting one record after the other to make people dance (which is still what it means today), Marclay was exploring old vinyl collections, scratching vinyl in ways unthought of by Bambaataa, destroying needles against turntables and breaking up records in order to discover what lies beneath the groove. In this fairly conventional documentary, Luc Peter offers us a short portrait of Marclay's activities in more recent years, at a time when he's been elevated to avant-stardom by a society reasonably accustomed to the ideas of a musician using ready-made sources or of someone commanding people's respect behind the decks. Marclay briefly discusses his background, methods and artistic purposes, together with considerations on the turntable/record as an instrument or its place in improvisation and pop music.

    http://www.ubu.com/film/marclay_record-player.html

    4 years ago / / /
  14. Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People by Toby W. Rush

    This collection is a work in progress, but if you would prefer, you can download all the current pages as a single PDF.

    4 years ago / /
  15. Émission du 15 janvier 2012, avec Mériol Lehmann, artiste en art audio de Québec et directeur général et de production au centre Avatar

    http://mlehmann.ca/

    5 years ago / / /
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