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In this episode, Greg Dixon joins Ben and Nate to talk about video game music, creating a super-clarinet, and programming a Bösendorfer. Plus, a special comment from Dave, and in the 2 Minute Challenge, Ben explains spatialization with speakers.
- In this episode, Greg Dixon joins Ben and Nate to talk about video game music, composing with self-recorded audio, creating a super-clarinet with Rachel Yoder, and programming a Bösendorfer CEUS with Stephen Lucas.
- Image Line has announced a public beta for FL Studio 12.1 – if you’re a registered user, go grab it!
- Yamaha’s Reface Keyboards are out!
- Love AudioBus, but need more space? Try AudioBus Remote! $5 in the app store, and you can control all of your AudioBus compatible apps from a second iOS device.
- Want to make music without touching anything? Theremin too expensive? Try Kagura, a free app that uses your webcam to control music.
- Are you a rich Sci-Fi geek? Show your nerd superiority by getting the MB&F MusicMachine3 – an $18k Tie-Fighter music box.
- Windows 10 is out!
- Plus, a special comment from Dave about the W3C Music Notation Community Group
- For this month’s 2 Minute Challenge, Ben explains spatialization with speakers.
Meerenai Shim joins the panel this week as we discuss political expression in classical music, the influence of video games on young composers, orchestra news from around the U.S., and more.
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This week’s topics include:
- In the New York Times, David Little wonders about political expression in classical music.
- NewMusicBox’s Colin Holter thinks all music is political. We didn’t know that about ourselves.
- Nico Muhly wrties that his creative process is informed by growing up with video games.
- The Detroit Symphony’s concertmaster of 23 years leaves for Dallas, the Philadelphia Orchestra’s bankrupcy protection remains contentious, and Honolulu may be home to an orchestra again as soon as this fall. Meerenai wonders why we care about these stories.
- David Smooke wonders about the virtue of keeping sketches around for posterity.
- We chat with Meerenai about her recent and upcoming projects, including a great music video of a piece from her last album.
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