Tag Archives: CD

Patch In 34: Music For Normal People?

In this episode Nate and guest-host Dave talk to host-guest Ben about his album Concrete Oasis and its titular piece, a seven movement look at urban decay and. Plus, the arrival of Dorico, a smaller Linnstrument, and Dave takes on the 2 Minute Challenge.

pi
download audio

Notes:
Posted in Patch In, podcast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patch In 33: See Through Those Excessive GUIs

In this episode, Joo Won Park stops by to talk about no-input mixers, building a powerful/low-budget audio rig, and programming in SuperCollider and Faust. MaxMSP updates MPE support (which Ben explains in the 2MC). And Ben may have released an album…

pi
download audio

Notes:
  • In this episode, Joo Won Park stops by to talk about no-input mixers, building a powerful/low-budget audio rig, and programming in SuperCollider and Faust.
  • We discuss his pieces Large Intestine for no input mixer and computer and Singaporean Crosswalk for laptop ensemble.
  • Also, we chat about his CMS Article about composing music on computers on a low budget!
  • Ableton has expanded the list of Link compatible apps for iOS AND desktop including Reason 9, Max/MSP, and Serato DJ – letting you sync your performances with your friends. And they’ve released the API and SDK on GitHub.
  • Some sad news; we lost synth pioneer Don Buchla on September 14th.
  • MaxMSP updates MPE support (which Ben explains in the 2MC).
  • And Ben may have released a CD… that may be on Bandcamp CDBaby GooglePlay iTunes and Spotify among others.
Posted in Patch In, podcast | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Music is Hard 1: Listening

Hey, what’s this thing doing in the SoundNotion feed? It’s a new podcast from SoundNotion.tv. You read that right. We’re a podcast network now. Here’s the very first episode of our new audio-only show, Music is Hard. This new show is hosted by saxophonist Tim Rosenberg and composer (and SoundNotion co-host) David MacDonald. Each week, we sit down to chat about how hard it is to make this music stuff happen.

This week:
Listening. How much do you listen? How does it help you to become a better musician? What do you listen for? What do you listen to?

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

download

Posted in Music is Hard | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment