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Author Archives: nate
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‘
In this episode we look at when Williams will start scoring the new Star Wars film, Back to the Future full score, and we interview composer Kevin MacLeod and filmmaker Ryan Camarda about their documentary Royalty Free: The Music of Kevin MacLeod.
- John Williams to begin scoring Episode VII soon.
- Breaking Bad composer, Dave Porter, to score spin-off “Better Call Saul.”
- A guilty pleasure: Is it Trent Reznor or a Household Appliance?
- Bill’s Been Listening To: The Lego Movie (Mark Mothersbaugh), Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat), The Walking Dead Season 4 (B McCreary), Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For (Robert Rodriquez and Carl Thiel)
- Kevin’s Been Listening To: Gotham (Graeme Revell)
- New Releases: BTAS Volume 3 (Shirley Walker), “John Williams’s Film Music” by Emilio Audissino (book), Back to the Future score by Omni Music Publishing
- Interview with Ryan Camarda, filmmaker and Kevin MacLeod, composer (IMDB)
- A spreadsheet with a list of other top YouTube Producers who use Kevin’s Music.
- Royalty Free’s website: RoyaltyFreeDoc.com
- Kickstarter Link:https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ryancamarda/royalty-free-the-music-of-kevin-macleod
In this episode, Tim Reed joins Ben and Nate in a discussion on the importance of balancing work and life, festival programming decisions, and if it’s really “tape music” anymore. Also, Avid’s new license model, and Nate explains FM synthesis.
- Avid has changed the terms/pricing of ProTools to an annual subscription model, with a good list of new features!
- Reason 8 is out and it’s awesome. Ben is particularly happy with the new browser.
- Big Apple announcement!
- Got $1500 burning a hole in your pocket? Order your Linnstrument multitouch controller today!
- And if that’s a little too expensive, you can always try Rob Fielding’s Mugician app!
- And some sad news – UC Berkeley Center for New Media and Audio Technologies founder David Wessel has died. He was an important innovator in the field, pioneering a number of innovations in real-time computer music, and will be missed.
- In this episode, composer, educator, and new father Tim Reed joins the panel in a discussion on the importance of balancing work and life, festival programming decisions, and if it’s really “tape music” anymore. We discuss some of his fantastic work, including Tracings, and Nocturne.
- In this month’s 2-minute challenge, Nate talks about FM synthesis.
This week on SoundNotion, Avant Media founder and artistic director Randy Gibson discusses cross-discipline works, the Avant Music Festival, Avant Media’s new monthly series Tangents, his upcoming premiere, and really (“really”) long music.
- This week on SoundNotion, the panel is joined by composer, performer and Avant Media artistic director Randy Gibson.
- After five years running the successful Avant Music Festival, the Avant Media team is now tackling a monthly concert series. Tagents focuses on creating space for composers and performers to mount large scale works that would otherwise have difficulty finding a home.
- If you’re in the Colorado area don’t miss friend of the show R. Andrew Lee performing Randy’s work The Four Pillars Appearing from the Equal D under Resonating Apparitions of the Eternal Process in the Midwinter Starfield at the Atlas Institute.
- AND – Things are either semantically or suppositionaly crazy in Atlanta as the musician lockout continues.
- And on a personal note (this is Sam talking), if you’re interested in really (really) long music by one of the best in the business, check out this recording from the 2000 June in Buffalo performance of Morton Feldman‘s Crippled Symmetry by Eberhard Blum, Nils Vigeland, and Jan Williams. Special to me because I was there. Some of those coughs and chair squeaks are me.