SupportSupport us for free by using this Amazon link. Bookmark it and use it anytime you need to buy stuff on Amazon, and we'll get a teensy commission that helps out a lot. Did I mention it's free?
Support SoundNotion on Amazon!
Help keep the lights on via PayPal.
Select your own level of support.
Our podcasts are licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Author Archives: nate
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.
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.
- 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, as well as an algorithmically generated set on Flickr called Riffilations, and two of his recent works: Habitation/Home, Sweet Home and 4 4 flow (vimeo).
- Ben encourages you to upgrade to Windows 10
- Pd-Pulp is out!
- Fabrizio Poce’s J74 ISO Controllers will basically turn your Novation Launchpad into an Ableton Push for $10.
- Reaper has hit the big 5 point 0!
- In this month’s 2-minute challenge, Nate takes on vocoders.
- Also mentioned in the show: Heavy Audio, CodaSign, and more!
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.
- @callForScores is the bot you’re looking for.
- Marzena Diakun and Ruth Reinhardt make history at Tanglewood.
- International Contemporary Ensemble hired Vanessa Rose as executive director.
- The China Philharmonic brings the west to the east in Tehran.
- The Detroit Symphony has a new streaming service.
- Rachel Peters at NMBx asks who’s singing her work.
- RIP Columbia House.
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.
- 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)
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.
- Mason Bates and Mark Campbell to do Steve Jobs opera in Santa Fe.
- The Met will no longer use blackface.
- The Met has also started a Roku channel.
- The Happy Birthday battle rages on.
- Top 10 lost American masterpieces according to Leonard Slatkin
- Friend of the show Anthony de Mare’s project Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim for the Piano drops September 25th.