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Patch In 20: Creating a non-instrument

In this very special episode, Morton Subotnick discusses technology, the past/present/future of music, the legendary Buchla 100, and of course, “Silver Apples of the Moon.” Also a special comment from Dave, and Nate looks at keyboard contacts

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Music is Hard 51: Play

This week:
This week, we were inspired by electronic dance music artist Deadmau5. Often, performances of electronic music (popular and “classical”) involve little or no input from live performers. What then, is the purpose of such a performance?

Correction: Morton Subotnick is a happy and productive 73-year-old American composer and innovator. He is not, as Dave incorrectly asserts in this episode, dead. We apologize for the error.

Links:
Deadmau5: we all hit play.
Emily White: I Never Owned Any Music to Begin With”
Proper Discord: outliers

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