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In this episode, Andrea Cheeseman joins Ben and Nate in a discussion of electro-acoustic music from the performers perspective. Teaching new music, prep and tempo alterations are discussed. And Nate explains reverb for the 2 minute challenge.
- Ben continues to gush over Max 7
- Moog’s Sub 37 is out – basically it’s a Sub Phatty that’s duophonic!
- Microsketch lets you get your microtonal groove on on your iPad
- ProTools got you down? Cubase 8 is out!
- And Ableton is having their annual sale – 20% off, including IRCAM stuff!
- Our guest this month is Dr. Andrea Cheeseman, Associate Professor of Clarinet at Appalachian State University, and performer/commissioner/champion/teacher of new music!
- We discuss some of the pieces in her recent repertoire:
- Christopher Biggs‘ 10^33
- Ben Fuhrman‘s Recursion (for S)
- Nikola Resanovic‘s alt.music.ballistix
- Kirsten Volness‘ Ultraviolet
- Nate gets into Reverb for this month’s 2-minute challenge.
The Apple WWDC is on, Theremini hits the shelves, Pauline Oliveros’ Reverberations has a kickstarter, and composer, performer and educator Kirsten Volness joins us this month to discuss her pieces Precious Nothing and River Rising, and much more!
- THE THEREMINI IS FINALLY OUT!!! Ben has received his, and loves it. But he might have to reduce his caffeine consumption to properly play it…
- The Apple Worldwide Developer Conference is on!
- Apple preps the release of OSX 10.10 “Yosemite” and furthers the OSX iOS hybrid.
- iOS 8 is announced, steals the best of Android (other keyboards/widgets) and lets iOS apps talk/interact with each other.
- Apple buys Beats. Mostly for the streaming service, but also to sell overpriced headphones to teenagers.
- Important records is kickstarting a re-release of electroacoustic pioneer Pauline Oliveros‘ hugely influential “Reverberations” 12-disc set.
- Kirstin Volness joins us this week:
- Her Precious Nothing, perf. Hotel Elefant, is an amplified, audio affected, sometimes pop-musicy electro-acoustic 25 minute journey.
- River Rising for violin, stereo digital sound, and live electronics will sweep you away. :)
- She also tells us about her work with the Boston New Music Initiative, the Meridian Project, in education and much, much more!
- Nate takes 120 seconds to give a general overview of Audio Interfaces.
This month on Patch In, composer, laptop-performer and educator Sam Pluta joins us to talk about his work with Wet Ink Ensemble, ICE and others, hard coding, and music education. We also touch on Caustic, MOFX, the Roli Seabord and Korg Littlebits.
- Laptop performer/improvisor, composer and educatorSam Pluta joins us to discuss his work with Wet Ink Ensemble, ICE, and tells us a little about how he uses SuperCollider to work with audio and video.
- We follow up on littleBits and KORG – now with schematics!
- Yamaha’s New MOFX line has shipped!
- The intriguing ROLI Seabord is available for pre-order – if you have $8888.88 burning a hole in your pocket and an affinity for squishy things.
- Caustic has released the version 3 update (free if you had version 2!) and is now available for both Android and iOS!
- Nate takes on Audio Delay for this episode’s 2 minute challenge.