Culture

Mozart’s Melody Machine

I have been fascinated with stochastic composition methods for a long time, there are some wonderful ideas and theories that I have seen or thought up over the years and it appears I am not alone. This comes from an article entitled Math Trek: Mozart’s Melody Machine by Ivars Peterson Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Culture

RIP Syd Barrett

By now you will probably have heard that Pink Floyd’s legendary founder, Syd Barrett has died at his Cambridgeshire home. Here is a quote from the New Music Express… The singer, 60, who suffered from an LSD-induced breakdown while at the peak of his career in the Sixties, died last Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Culture

Real World Studios Remixed Competition

Real World Studios started out as Peter Gabriel’s “home studio” and then like all good toys, grew like topsy. The studio has recorded (apart from Peter Gabriel’s works) , AfroCelt and Flook and a ton of other artists as well. They are celebrating twenty years of Real World Studios by Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Mondays

As Slow As Possible

As Slow As Possible (ASLSP or ASAP) is a musical piece composed by John Cage in 1985 for piano. Typically a performance of the piano piece lasts for about 20 minutes. Around 2 years later Cage reworked the piece to be played on an organ. Move forward in time about Read more…

By Thatch, ago