Meet the musical robot that’s giving musicians a helping hand. He is Mortimer, the drumming robot. Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have developed and tested a robot that can interact with musicians, and even influence the way they play. But is it a harmonious relationship or one-hit wonder? Mortimer the drumming robot. Credit: Louis McCallum read more
Scoot on over to Timber, the official journal of the Masters of Fine Arts program at the University of Colorado (Boulder), where Alexis Smith investigates the branches of Zawacki’s newest title, Videotape. In “How to Lens: Music as Mediator in Andrew Zawacki’s Videotape,” Smith begins with a quote from Zawacki, and then moves on to [...]
QT “Hey QT” This song, a collaboration, between Sophie and A.G. Cook from PC Music, may be actual proof that the universe likes me and wants me to be happy. This is all concentrate energy and joy, and somehow manages to feel fresh and new while also feeling vaguely nostalgic. I’m not sure for what […]
A judge is leaning towards rejecting jury instructions proposed by Warner, Universal and Sony read more
Rockbot today announced that the company has closed an additional round of financing. The round is led by Detroit Venture Partners and includes top global music group Universal, Susa Ventures, XG Ventures, Susa Ventures, and an AngelList syndicate led by Sundeep Ahuja. Show More Summary
Rockbot, a virtual jukebox solution for businesses, has closed strategic investment from Universal Music Group, which is the largest of the major music labels. That funding will be used as Rockbot seeks to expand its business across a wide range of bars, restaurants, and other brick and mortar locations throughout the U.S. Read More
The third season of 'Masters of the Mix' allegedly used lots of unlicensed music read more
Australian based music streamer Songl, which formerly launched just last year, has shut down. Songl was a joint venture between Sony Music, Universal Music and investors Southern Cross Austereo (SCA). Australia has proven to be a particularly tough market for music streamers to crack with Deezer exiting downunder earlier this year. Show More Summary
Discovering unheard m: John Coltrane material is the Holy Grail for serious music devotees, and the imminent release (Sept.23,2014) of a 1966 live date in the form of Offering: Live at Temple University on the Impulse! label (in conjunction with Resonance Records and Universal Music) to j...
[ 3 September 2014; 7:00 pm; ] Hip Hop sensation 360 is gearing up to take his new album on tour, stopping off to play the University of Canberra on Wednesday 3 September. I caught up with him to talk new music, Iggy Azalea and Canberra's club scene. What song are you most proud of from the new album Utopia? To be honest I’m proud of [...]
Oh, how I love this. If you grew up with the Animaniacs, I suspect you'll be as delighted as I was to learn that the talented Marian Call has lent her pipes to a cover of "Yakko's Universe."
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