Greg Sandow Something happened as I got ready to write this column—I thought I got bored with the music I was going to write about. I guess that’s an occupational hazard for critics, since we’re forced to pay attention to all kinds of things, whether we really care about them or not. In this case, […]
with Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid Paul D. Miller’s Preamble: In an era of intensely networked systems, when you create, it’s not just how you create, but the context of the activity that makes the product. Operating systems, editing environments, graphical user interfaces—these are the keywords in this kind of compositional […]
Eve Beglarian, Jovino Santos Neto, Nicolas Collins, Pauline Oliveros, and DJ Tamara let us in on their secrets.
Tuesday, June 4, 2002—10:30 a.m.Lanier’s Tribeca Loft, New York, NY Videotaped and transcribed by Amanda MacBlane Scientist and Musician Nancarrow Other Influences Success Technology and Music Music on the Web Music as Prophecy Jaron Plays the World’s Biggest Flute Excerpts from Jaron Lanier: Instruments of Change Complete Interview Transcript (116KB PDF file) free download
Photo by Lara Hoefs As a tool and a medium for musicians and composers, the Internet comes close to the nature and the essence of music: it is invisible, immaterial and non-linear. These attributes, plus the possibility of worldwide instant communication, trace an interesting parallel with music itself. The musical vibration, with its moment-based creation […]
Meyer We caught up with Meyer in Mississippi the day after the 2002 MacArthur’s were announced. Here’s some of what he had to say about the recognition, the music, and where composition fits into it all. Molly Sheridan: So, you’ve probably answered this ten times by now, but I know that you find out about […]