We’re trying an experiment this year for Different Skies: the @differentskies Twitter ID will be used by all the participants to do updates during the week.
Normally we have a lot of different blog entries that generally end up getting written at the end of the day or even a day or so [...]
I’ve upgraded to version 2.7 – less painful than usual. I’m planning to try out the new features that will let me post faster – perhaps I’ll post more that way.
I’ll be attending the Different Skies festival this year as a performer. This will be my first public performance on keyboards. Gulp.
I’m still doing my last minute planning – I’ve finalized the gear, gotten the software I want to use ready, and have made lists of the stuff to actually be packed and [...]
Those of you who’ve read my postings on EMUSIC-L and have followed this blog have probably noted that I’m a big fan of generative art: ambient music, installation pieces, and so on.
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Brian Eno has just released 77 Million Paintings; a DVD of generative art accompanied by music. You can see [...]
Passing on the announcement: Spolecnost pro elektroakustickou hudbu (Society for Electro-acoustic Music of the Czech Republic) announces an International Electro-acoustic Music Composition Competition: Musica Nova 2006. The competition MUSICA NOVA was for the first time realized in 1969. Composers, irregardless of their age and nationality are invited tosubmit their works of electro-acoustic music created [...]
In 2000, the National Recording Preservation Act, was established. This act requires the Library select recordings each year that are “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
I find it heartwarming and lovely that among the 2005 selections are both Varese’s “Poem Electronique” and Zappa’s “We’re Only In It For The Money”, as Zappa was a [...]
Looks very interesting; wish I could be there … love to hear from anyone who attends. American composer Roger Reynolds, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1989, will discuss his work at the introduction and demonstration of a new Library of Congress Web presentation devoted to his music. Thanassis Rikakis, director of Arts, Media [...]
I was able to dig a few more random messages out of Google’s Usenet archive by hand-crawling through the earliest archives. A few more messages showed up; unfortunately EMUSIC-D doesn’t seem to have been archived. Pity. Anyway, a few more scraps of volumes 25 and 26 are now available, including one quite thoughtful one [...]
Apple has added a new iApp, GarageBand, to iLife ’04. For $49, Mac OS X users can have a decent multi-track recorder and loop compositor. Looks great!
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Piksel – www.piksel.no – is a yearly event for artists and developers working with Free Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) for realtime processing of video and sound. It will take place at BEK – the Bergen [...]