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SoundNotion 214: Land Mines

This week on SoundNotion the crew gets political! We talk musical appropriation, race issues, social justice and what (if anything) classical music has to say about that. Plus, making sense of the critical response to new opera.

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Patch In 22: Relating Motion to Stillness

In this episode, Ron Herrema takes a break from his vacation to talk about aesthetics, algorithmic composition, Deep Listening, app design, and hackerspaces in the UK. Ben encourages you to upgrade to Windows 10, and Nate takes on vocoders.

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SoundNotion 213: SoundNotion for a Penny

This week on SoundNotion, classical music gender politics, Detroit’s new streaming service, ICE hired an executive director, China brings the west to the east in Tehran, @callForScores is the bot you’re looking for and we say farewell to Columbia House.

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Streamers and Punches 70: Mission: Impossible – Vincero!

In this episode we talk about the new score to Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation by Joe Kraemer and Carter Burwell’s score to Mr. Holmes, the 2015 Emmy nominations, new CD releases, and an article by Alex Ross.

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This week’s topics include:
  • Cool article by Alex Ross re: MI: Rogue Nation
  • Emmy nominations
  • Bill’s been listening to Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (Joe Kraemer)
  • Kevin’s been listening to Mr. Holmes (Burwell), M:I 5 (Joe Kraemer)
  • New CD Releases: Homeward Bound (B Broughton), Cat’s Eye (Alan Silvestri), Adventures in Babysitting (Michael Kamen), The Aviator (Dominic Frontiere), Gremlins 2 expanded (Goldsmith), Return to Oz (Shire), Searching for Bobby Fischer (Horner), Outbreak 2CD (JN Howard), A.I. 3CD (Williams)
  • Quick mentions: Fantastic Four (Beltrami and Glass), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (Daniel Pemberton)
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SoundNotion 212: Something-in-Something

This week on SoundNotion, Mason Bates and Mark Campbell are writing a Steve Jobs opera, a new weapon emerges in the “Happy Birthday to You” copyright battle and the Met steps toward modernity by doing away with blackface and starting a Roku channel.

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