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SoundNotion 211: Weeklyish

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.

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Patch In 21: Super-Clarinet

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.

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Streamers and Punches 69: Keeping Up with the Elfmans

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.

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This week’s topics include:
  • 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
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SoundNotion 210: Step 3: PROFIT!!!

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.

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Patch In 20: Creating a non-instrument

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

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