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Author Archives: nate
This week on SoundNotion, Sam, Dave, and Nate nerd out about the W3C Music Notation Community Group, the Interstellar Golden Record is available on NASA’s SoundCloud page, the music world says goodbye to Vic Firth, and the panel solves streaming.
In this episode, Greg Dixon joins Ben and Nate to talk about video game music, creating a super-clarinet, and programming a Bösendorfer. Plus, a special comment from Dave, and in the 2 Minute Challenge, Ben explains spatialization with speakers.
- In this episode, Greg Dixon joins Ben and Nate to talk about video game music, composing with self-recorded audio, creating a super-clarinet with Rachel Yoder, and programming a Bösendorfer CEUS with Stephen Lucas.
- Image Line has announced a public beta for FL Studio 12.1 – if you’re a registered user, go grab it!
- Yamaha’s Reface Keyboards are out!
- Love AudioBus, but need more space? Try AudioBus Remote! $5 in the app store, and you can control all of your AudioBus compatible apps from a second iOS device.
- Want to make music without touching anything? Theremin too expensive? Try Kagura, a free app that uses your webcam to control music.
- Are you a rich Sci-Fi geek? Show your nerd superiority by getting the MB&F MusicMachine3 – an $18k Tie-Fighter music box.
- Windows 10 is out!
- Plus, a special comment from Dave about the W3C Music Notation Community Group
- For this month’s 2 Minute Challenge, Ben explains spatialization with speakers.
In this episode we talk about the loss of James Horner and what it means to us, a special concert of Star Wars music at Comic Con, Simon Rattle conducting Star Wars music with the Berlin Philharmonic, and our thoughts on some of the big summer movie scores.
- Danny Elfman has a new house.
- San Diego symphony performs a free concert at Comic Con.
- James Horner has passed away.
- Bill’s been listening to Jurassic World (Giacchino) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (Elfman, Tyler).
- Kevin’s been listening to Jurassic World (Giacchino), Avengers: Age of Ultron (Elfman, Tyler), and Ant-Man (Beck).
- Simon Rattle conducts music from Star Wars with the Berlin Philharmonic
This week on SoundNotion, orchestra consultant, Adaptistration editor, and long time friend of the show Drew McManus joins the panel. He fills us in on his new initiative, Venture Arts Incubator and we parse the week’s news.
In this very special episode, Morton Subotnick discusses technology, the past/present/future of music, the legendary Buchla 100, and of course, “Silver Apples of the Moon.” Also a special comment from Dave, and Nate looks at keyboard contacts
- In this very special episode, Morton Subotnick discusses technology, the past/present/future of music, the legendary Buchla 100, and of course, “Silver Apples of the Moon.”
- We also talk about a musical education and the Pitch Painter software for iOS, Music First Music Academy, as well as some of his other recent compositions.
- Dave gives his review of Avid’s Sibelius 8.
- Apple’s music streaming service goes live. Taylor Swift is still not too happy…
- Zoom takes aim at [Sound Devices](http://www.sounddevices.com/ with their new F8 digital multitrack recorder.
- Digital Performer 9 is out with a new synth, new devices, automation lanes displayed below the parent track, and more!
- Nate looks at keyboard construction and contacts for this month’s 2-minute challenge.