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Book Review: Drone and Apocalypse: An Exhibit Catalog for the End of the World
by Nov 24, 2020 4:40 PM on
Are you a lover of drone music and those fellow enthusiasts willing to subvert the distance in much of scholarly writing by means as creative as you know the form itself to be? I’ve got some diverting festive holiday reading (and listening) for ...
Mira 1.2.18 —What's Old Is New Again
by Nov 10, 2020 7:35 PM on
The Mira 1.2.18 release supports iOS 14, and fixes a few longstanding issues related to stability, text rendering, button behavior, and swipe gestures on the mira.multitouch external.
by Nov 10, 2020 7:30 PM on
Collaborative Performance with Node for Max
by Oct 27, 2020 9:15 PM on
Mark Fell and Rian Treanor talk about their work in collaborative performance processes - and their use in various working environments - in this three-way ...
Book Review: Between the Tracks: Musicians on Selected Electronic Music
by Oct 27, 2020 8:40 PM on
Miller Puckette and Kerry Hagan’s edited volume “Between the Tracks” is an interesting and useful way to imagine a very different kind of book than the usual listing of canonical electronic music works.
An Interview with jr: Smartphones and Beyond
by Oct 13, 2020 6:30 PM on
There's magic in using a tool that someone else made to address a very specific artistic need, that grows exponentially the closer you get to the artist. Looking closer, you can appreciate both the approach and personality of the idea's manifestation as a usable tool. I ended up getting to know jr -- the brilliant, approachable, and endlessly motivated creator of a suite of devices called smartphones, which bring modular synth-style "patch programming" to Live.
Secret Max Tricks: An Homage to the Did You Know? Series
by Sep 15, 2020 7:45 PM on
The Did You Know? video series is and remains one of the most brilliant collections in existence of what some folks call “secret Max tricks”.
Visiones Sonoras 16 Preview
by Sep 1, 2020 5:20 PM on
A preview of an upcoming virtual festival that provides an exciting opportunity to engage with a vital and energized audience, and to experience a remarkable wealth of visual and sonic ...
Book Review: Pink Noises - Women On Electronic Music and Sound
by Aug 18, 2020 9:40 PM on
After creating the website Pinknoise.com -- devoted to promoting the work of women in electronic music via interviews, information, and resources -- Tara Rodgers created another agent of change, the book Pink Noises.
How I Spent My Summer Staycation: Frequency Domain Processing in Max/MSP
by Aug 4, 2020 9:25 PM on
Summer often offers a little downtime to step back, acquire a little new wisdom, and spend some time learning a few new tricks to take with you as the seasons start to change. We're going to spend a little time looking at an area of audio processing in Max many beginning users find as interesting as it can be daunting: frequency domain ...