Posts tagged ‘music’

RadioLab interviews David Cope on AI-generated Music

November 18th, 2009

RadioLab is radio at its finest. In this (short) episode they interview David Cope, who is famous for his experiments with AI-generated classical pieces. The part where a choir sings a choral generated by his “EMI” struck a note with me, a painful reminder of how difficult it is for us humans to separate style from structure–if such a separation can be said to exist at all…

Mr. Meeble – Until I Grasp the Second

November 11th, 2009

JP on Downloads

September 22nd, 2009

Good post and discussion over at confused of calcutta.

The music market is not down due to P2P

February 24th, 2009

“The music market is down not due to P2P “piracy,” but for four simple reasons: a) stiff competition for the entertainment dollar with formats like video games and movies, both have much larger marketing spends; b) the replacement cycle is over-digital music does not scratch or wear out like past formats; c) one now has the ability to purchase and listen only to the great songs without filler; and d) mass-merchant retailers today carry only the current hits, with little to no catalog.”

Terry McBride, more here. (via Taylor and Anthony)

Checkdisout music panel video

December 5th, 2008

I’m proud that I actually spoke german throughout the whole music panel I attended in Hamburg recently. Here’s some video proof.


PSFK präsentiert: checkdisout #1 Music is Okay?! from Matthias Weber on Vimeo.

UPDATE: Here’s the whole panel on Vimeo