Posts Tagged ‘music technology’

Music Technology Not a Scratch on Hancock

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Herbie Hancock is a Jazz legend, a progenitor of hip-hop and one of the driving forces behind the development of electronic music across a whole range of genres. He has always embraced technology as a tool for self-expression, but what is his secret to such prolific creativity over the past few decades?

Reason 4 Released: Buy Reason 4 Now or Get a Reason 4 Upgrade

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

For some people, having a virtually infinite rack of software units with which to create an even more infinite (?) array of interconnections and arcane routing that emits sounds the likes of which the universe has never witnessed would be enough to keep them busy for decades. Not Propellerhead Software though… they’ve just released Reason 4, which throws a few new devices into the rack for good measure…

Pitch Control On The Vinyl Side

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Most DJs are very familiar with the idea of pitch control, and DAW experts probably associate the phrase with timestretching, tempo modification and sample slicing. However, when you’re slinging vinyl, pitch control is an essential part of beat matching, due to the very real physical relationship between rotation speed/BPM and playback pitch…

Magnetic Music Technology

Friday, April 6th, 2007

Sachiko Kodama and Yasushi Miyajima have created a remarkable visual art installation which really puts software-based music visualisation programs to shame. It’s entitled “Morpho Towers — Two Standing Spirals“, and consists of two sculpted iron spikes sitting in a pool of ferrofluid.