Category Archives: interactive music

September Conference Review (Part 1: Noises of Art)

This is Part 1 of a series of posts informally reviewing three conferences I attended (giving papers at two) in September. For Part 2, click here. For Part 3, click here.  The Noises of Art: Audiovisual Practice in History, Theory … Continue reading

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Music ‘Notation’ for the Facebook Generation?

http://www.djtechtools.com/2013/08/08/mad-zachs-evil-lurks-soundpack-interactive-ableton-lesson/ The web site/forum/blog/store DJ TechTools is ‘taking music releases to the next level’. And the concept is certainly intriguing, if not entirely unique. Mad Zach’s new release ‘Evil Lurks on a Summer Day’ will, instead of being released through a … Continue reading

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Modern Nostalgia: Beck’s ‘Song Reader’ and Interactive Music in the Digital Age

On 11 December 2012, Beck released his twelfth studio album, Song Reader. But! – it isn’t really a studio album at all. Song Reader is a collection of (gasp!) sheet music containing 20 songs and over 100 pages of artwork, designed by … Continue reading

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