Pulse Code today is pleased to introduce another update to its premier universal electronic music making app, Rhythm Studio. The latest update to Rhythm Studio includes core audio enhancements. What makes Rhythm Studio stand out? Rhythm Studio balances advanced music making features by using an easy to understand interface resembling real instruments.
Digital music has made it easier to buy and share recordings. But try telling that to librarians. In March 2011, the University of Washington’s library tried to get a copy of a new recording of the Los Angeles Philharmonic playing a piece by Gustavo Dudamel, a popular composer, that the library could lend to students. Show More Summary
Meet Evan Shay: Evan Shay is a saxophonist and composer based in Montreal. He recently completed his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance at McGill University with the distinction of Outstanding Achievement in Jazz Saxophone. He was also awarded the prestigious four-year Seymour Schulich Scholarshi...
[Watch Video]Hisham Aidi, a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, sat down with chief arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown during a recent stop at the Tropicalia music lounge in Washington, D.C., to...Show More Summary
Tunes from Final Fantasy XII and Final Fantasy Tactics. The latest themed trailer for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call spotlights games in the Ivalice universe; more specifically Fantasy XII and Final Fantasy Tactics.Click here to read the full article
The universe has so many black holes that it’s impossible to count them all. There may be 100 million of these intriguing astral objects in our galaxy alone. Nearly all black holes fall into one of two classes: big, and...
Kevin Drumm / Jason Lescalleet The Abyss [Erstwhile; 2014] by Matthew Phillips Rating: At length a universal hubbub wilde Of stunning sounds and voices all confus’d Borne through the hollow dark assaults his eare With loudest vehemence:...Show More Summary
J.K. Rowling may be moving on, but it seems she'll always keep a toe in the Harry Potter universe! Her most recent short story is a biography of Celestina Warbeck, the "Singing Sorceress" who is mentioned in passing in the original books. J.K. says: "Celestina Warbeck is one of my favourite 'off-stage' characters in the Harry Potter [...]
Vince Szydlowski has been appointed Senior Vice President of Label Sales for Capitol Music Group. He comes to CMG directly from his role as Vice President of National Sales for Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD), a position he held for seven years. Show More Summary
The former Guns and Roses guitarist has created a score for Universal Studio's new 'Clowns 3D' maze at Halloween Horror Nights, opening September 9. [...]
As summer begins to wind down, our craving for all things Halloween is heating up. And with October slowly but surely approaching, we'll be getting mucho news related to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights mazes! We recently let youShow More Summary
If you use your iPad or iPhone (or both!) onstage when you perform, you know how hard it can be to find a good place to put them. Putting your iPad on a flimsy music stand just won’t cut it, … Read more ›
In this new video, Guns ‘N Roses’ legend, Slash, announces a brand new maze inspired by his original music coming to Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood. Clowns 3D Music By Slash starts Sept. 19th as part of Halloween Horror Nights 2014.Full details coming this a.m. Also featured at Halloween Horror Nights 24 are […]
Vadio, a platform that synchs streaming music with the appropriate video has raised $2 million in a seed funding. Investors include Marc Geiger, of William Morris Endeavor, Robin Richards, former CEO of Vivendi Universal, Wilson and YouTube VP Dean Gilbert. Show More Summary
Jessamyn writes, "Itunes-only music is licensed for personal use. This does not include libraries' ability to offer it for lending. Kevin Smith, Duke University's Scholarly Communications Officer, outlines the real problems libraries encounter when trying to obtain legal access to digital-only files that have restrictive licensing." Read the rest
Country Universe is counting down the final entries of their 100 Greatest Men in Country Music list five at a time. Tickets for Alan Jackson’s Artist-in-Residence shows (one on October 8, the other on October 22) at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum go on sale September 8. Show More Summary
A new algorithm brings machine intelligence uncomfortably close to the human creative process. This article contains interviews with Dr. Lior Shamir, associate professor at Lawrence Technological University; Nick Meaney, CEO of Epagogix;...Show More Summary
After a decade at Kobalt Music Group Rebekah Alperin has exited to become enior vice president marketing and communications and Universal Music Group Publishing. Alperin will report to Evan Lamberg, president of UMPG North America, and Will Tanous, executive vice president and head of global communications of Universal Music Group. Show More Summary
For more than 30 years, L.A. audiences and arts funders have followed Esa-Pekka Salonen down new pathways into classical music.
Otis Brown III + Revive Big Band Blue Note Records 75th Anniversary at Central Park Summerstage August 3, 2014New York, NY On an evening dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records (now a subsidiary of Universal Music), drummer Otis Brown III began the proceedings by leading his quintet t...