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Tag Archives: Bjork
In this episode Ben and Nate talk with Reiner Krämer about algorithmic composition, neural networks, computational analysis of Medieval music, and the awesomeness of Roland re-issue synths. Plus, big news for Reason, and a Subotnick documentary.
- In the news, there’s an Indiegogo campaign to fund Subotnick: Portrait of an Electronic Music Pioneer, Reason now includes VST support in Version 9.5, and in Moog land, there are the soon to be commercially available Subsequent 37 and the Drummer from another Mother.
- We talk with with Reiner Krämer about algorithmic composition, neural networks, computational analysis of Medieval music, and the awesomeness of Roland re-issue synths, as well as several of his pieces!
- This month’s 2mc is on algorithmic composition.
This week on SoundNotion, we moderate a discussion on substitute musician pay equity in the Minnesota Orchestra between Roberts Levine and Drew McManus. Plus:The CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming and Björk’s new album leaked and released early.
- This week on SoundNotion, we moderate a discussion on pay equity for substitute musicians in the Minnesota Orchestra between Robert Levine and Drew McManus.
- Also this week, the CMA/ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming are announced. Festival of New Trumpet Music you say? Dave approves (he’s a trumpet nerd).
- Björk’s new album Vulnicura was leaked two months early, so she decided to go ahead and release it. Sam approves (he’s a Björk nerd). Go and buy it.
This week on SoundNotion, composer/percussionist/educator Casey Cangelosi joins the panel to discuss composition, performance, and the power of movement. Plus:Net Neutrality, John Luther Adams awarded the William Schuman award and Bjork is in the studio.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer/percussionist/educator Casey Cangelosi joins the panel to discuss composition, performance, and the power of movement.
- The FCC is set to vote on Net Neutrality rules in February.
- John Luther Adams awarded the William Schuman Award. HEY PAL! Save some awards for the rest of us!
- Burbank CA luthier is being sued for breaking an $80,000 bow. In related news, anyone interested in selling beachfront property in Iowa, contact violinist Leonidas Kavakos.
- Happy Day! Björk is in the studio working on her first album since Biophilia.
- The music world says goodbye to, performer, bandleader and accordion evangelist Walter Kühr and clarinet bebop pioneer Buddy DeFranco.
This week we’re joined by composer and founder of the I Care if You Listen blog and iTunes Newsstand magazine of the same name, Thomas Deneuville. PLUS Thom Yorke leaves Spotify, Biophilia on Android at last and the Emerson String Quartet’s new member.
- This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by composer and founder of the I Care if You Listen blog Thomas Deneuville.
- We discuss his new Apple Newsstand magazine of the same name. It’s the first Apple Newsstand magazine to focus exclusively on contemporary classical music, tech and the arts.
- He is our #PoTW composer, and he’ll have a new opera produced by Underworld Productions Opera in May of 2014.
- Bjork’s Biophilia is FINALLY out for Android.
- Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich pull their content from Spotify and aren’t afraid to say why. Spotify pleads innocence.
- Alexander Pereira will take over as general manager of Teatro alla Scala and will begin a year earlier than announced in June.
- The Emerson String Quartet has its first personnel change since 1979. Congrats to Paul Watkins.
- We didn’t get around to it on the show, but #FoTS Rob Deemer has a great piece on NewMusicBox this week. You should check it out.
Rachel Yoder joins the panel to discuss SONiC, classical music in bars, racial inequality in arts funding, pension problems with the Philadelphia Orchestra and amateur composers (get enough money to make it through retirement or die tryin’).
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- Guest panelist and executive director of the Dallas Festival of Modern Music, Rachel Yoder joins the panel to cover the news and let us know what’s up with her.
- SONiC sounds off until October 22nd, and they want you to join the noise.
- Tom Service buys Bach a beer and shakes his groove thing to Arvo Pärt.
- “We’ve got both kinds of music, country and western.” A report from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy finds that rich white people get the lion’s share of arts funding from foundations.
- The Philadelphia Orchestra Association gets back to work, but the musicians kisses their pensions goodbye.
- Friend of the show Rob Deemer wants to know where all the amateur composers have gone. Look to your left. You’re likely to see one standing there.