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Author Archives: nate
In this episode we look at Hans Zimmer, Howard Shore, and Patrick Doyle in the news, talk about the sound mix issues surrounding Interstellar plus our thoughts on the score, and interview orchestrator and Omni Music Publisher owner Tim Rodier.
- Is Patrick Doyle the strongest Marvel composer so far?
- Howard Shore talks Hobbit and SNL
- Howard Shore interview in the Hollywood Reporter
- Hans Zimmer talks Interstellar
- Interesting Slate article/interview with Hans Zimmer
- Christopher Nolan addresses the sound/music mix of Interstellar
- A review of a Danny Elfman concert performed by the Columbus Symphony
- A list of live LOTR performance in April
- Bill’s been listening to Interstellar, 12 Years a Slave (both by Hans Zimmer), and Kevin’s been listening to Interstellar, Psycho (Herrmann), The Stand (W.G. Snuffy Walden), World War Z (Beltrami)
This week on SoundNotion, composer-performer Jessica Meyer joins the panel to discuss her new album, the joys of looping, Spotify CEO’s response to Taylor Swift, Avery Fisher Hall being renamed, the music of Comet 67P and Youtube’s launch of Music Key.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer-performer Jessica Meyer joins the panel to discuss her new album from Pipeline Collective Recordings Sounds of Being the joys of looping and refusing the desire to tell viola jokes.
- Her CD release event is December 15th at The Cell and participating in the Women Composer’s Festival of Hartford in March.
- Jessica is also a founding member of the composer/performer collective counter)induction. We had another member Douglas Boyce on the show way back on SoundNotion 66.
- Avery Fisher Hall set to get a new name.
- The Met asks visiting soloists for some burden sharing.
- Youtube launches its new fee based music platform Music Key.
- Spotify‘s CEOresponds to Taylor Swift.
- And Comet 67P is emitting a strange song.
This week on SoundNotion, pianist Dejan Lazic is doing the Internet wrong, Taylor Swift boycotts Spotify, Bard College has a new training orchestra, Medici.tv now live streams from Carnagie Hall and Atlanta reaches a labor deal.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel ponders how wrong Dejan Lazic is about the Internet and how pushing your “Right to be Forgotten” can lead to unexpected notoriety.
- Taylor Swift pulls her entire catalog from Spotify. Just shake it off Spotify.
- Carnegie Hall begins live streaming through medici.tv. We expect good things from this.
- The Longy School of Music at Bard College has launched a new training orchestra program modeled after the New World Symphony.
- The Atlanta Symphony reaches a labor deal (so now we can not talk about them for a while).
- Tickets for friend of the show Jennifer Higdon‘s opera of the novel Cold Mountain are on sale now. See it if you can.
- RIP Acker Bilk. Great Britain’s premiere pop clarinet schmooze machine dies at 85 (for clarinerds mostly).
This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel with his new album “s_traits” available November 4, 2014. Also, Klinghoffer fervor can stop already, Maestro Levine bags number 2500, 12 new Music Alive grants, and remembering Stephen Paulus.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer John Supko joins the panel. He collaborated with his Duke colleague Bill Seaman to create “s_traits” available November 4, 2014.
- The album is the product of custom software combining tracks drawn from a database of than 110 hours of audio.
- The release event will feature musicians from Wet Ink Ensemble improvising alongside Seaman’s bearings_traits audio software and programmed generative video.
- Maestro Levine takes the podium takes the podium for number 2500 with The Met.
- League of American Orchestras and New Music USA announce 12 new Music Alive grants pairing composers and orchestras.
- Klinghoffer premiered. Moving on…
- For the sax nerds: Author of the iconic Baker Street sax solo Raphael Ravenscroft dies at 60.
- Legendary theorist Allen Forte dies at 87.
- And the music world loses influential composer Stephen Paulus at 65.
This week on SoundNotion, the panel struggles with the pain of being snubbed by Cecilia Bartoli. Plus: SoundCloud is struggling, YouTube Content ID pays out 1 billion since 2007, Alex Ross ponders the ‘Beethoven singularity’ and yMusic has a new album.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel struggles with the pain of being snubbed by Cecilia Bartoli.
- Her new album, Cecilia Bartoli・St Petersburg draws on long ignored scores from the Mariinsky Archives in St Petersburg. (Note to self: Visit the Mariinsky Archives and hide my vocal scores in with the other ignored composers.)
- Klinghoffer + Giuliani = Hypothetical Steve Doocy
- Youtube‘s Content ID system pays out a cool $1,000,000,000 since 2007.
- SoundCloud is struggling.
- yMusic has a new album out on New Amsterdam Records.
- And Alex Ross ponders the ‘Beethoven Singularity‘