Lover of electronic music
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- Lover of electronic music
- Electronic Music Collective will play live at Youngstown
- Montreal’s Mutek electronic music fest turns 10
- 27/05/2009Italo renaissance sparks electro-music rethink
- BC student gets computers back
- Rock Band Unplugged Now Touring on PSP
- Detroit electronic music festival gets bigger better
Lover of electronic music
La Voz Weekly
substring(0 thispageresult. Three students enrolled in the program but one never showed up and the other only came to class a few times giving Mitchell total access to the studio and a one-on-one time with his instructor and mentor Allen Strange – author of the first book on how to create electronic music. Mitchell decided to pursue electronic music after beginning a career in music as a trombone player. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Music Theory and Composition specializing in electronic music. He remembers how excited he was when first heard “Switched on Bach” by Wendy Carlos and Benjamin Folkman.
Electronic Music Collective will play live at Youngstown
electronicmusiccollective. “Total Immersion 2″ is an adventure into the new world of downtempo electronic and electro acoustic music by cutting edge Seattle artists performing live surround-sound music to striking triple-screen visuals. Special guest String Station will present a futuristic new instrument that involves 40 strings digital sound modeling technology and adventursome performance techniques. It will be played by its inventor Jim Bartz. EMC aims to support and work alongside the local community by providing a very unique surround-sound experience.
Montreal’s Mutek electronic music fest turns 10
26 2009 8:57 AM ETConstance Droganes CTV. ca NewsEver since its tenuous launch in 2000 Montreal’s Mutek festival has emerged as one of the world’s largest experimental music events. It’s mission? Celebrate electronic music and digital creativity in ways that are awesomely accessible to 21st-century audiences. “The idea of an electronic music festival was a tough sell back in 2000″ says Mutek Artistic Director Alain Mongeau. With just a few European festivals operating successfully at the time Mongeau says “We Canadians didn’t want to be left behind. But being taken seriously and getting the funding needed to start Mutek was a real challenge. ” What a different a decade makes.
27/05/2009Italo renaissance sparks electro-music rethink
French global superstars Justice Daft Punk and Yelle can all trace their roots back to Mediterranean Europe’s unique take on American disco and early electro which developed in the late 1970s and early 80s. Central to the development of Eurodance and American house music was Italo an Italian genre which fused disco’s euphoric and exuberant heart with the rapidly developing technology of the late 1970s. “Italo is an essential part of musical history it was absolutely integral to the development of house music” charismatic frontman Sebastian Muravchik claimed.
BC student gets computers back
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Associate Justice Margot Botsford on Thursday said that Boston College and Massachusetts State Police had insufficient evidence to search the dorm room of BC senior Riccardo Calixte. During the search police confiscated a variety of electronic devices including three laptop computers two iPod music players and two cellphones. Police obtained a warrant to search Calixte’s dorm after a roommate accused him of breaking into the school’s computer network to change other students’ grades and of spreading a rumor via e-mail that the roommate is gay. Botsford said the search warrant affidavit presented considerable evidence that the e-mail came from Calixte’s laptop computer. But even if it did she said spreading such rumors is probably not illegal. Botsford also said that while breaking into BC’s computer network would be criminal activity the affidavit supporting the warrant presented little evidence that such a break-in had taken place.
Rock Band Unplugged Now Touring on PSP
Video Game Generation
And of course the fact that DLC has proved to be an absolute gold mine on the consoles has apparently not been lost on them as this PSP title will include its own version of the Rock Band Music Store to select new tracks from whenever you finally master the more than forty songs already included in the game. For more information on Rock Band Unplugged be sure to check out the official press release below:CAMBRIDGE Mass. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harmonix the world’s premier music video game development company and MTV Games a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE:VIA) (NYSE:VIA. B) along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced that Rock Band Unplugged™ for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system ships to stores in North America and Europe today! Developed by Harmonix in partnership with Backbone Entertainment a Foundation 9 Entertainment studio Rock Band Unplugged creates a full band experience in the palm of players’ hands by combining traditional beatmatch gameplay with key elements from both Rock Band™ and Rock Band™2. In addition players can capture a deep and interactive Rock Band experience by taking their band on the road in World Tour mode practicing their chops in the Band Warmup Mode or by taking on the most extreme musical challenge imaginable in Band Survival mode.
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Detroit electronic music festival gets bigger better
Royal ak Daily Tribune
More than 70 acts will keep crowds dancing and windows near Hart Plaza rattling from Saturday to Monday. Movement’s four stages will host DJ and live sets by such acts as Afrika Bambaataa Bassnectar Glitch Mobb and more along with Detroit techno pioneers Kevin Saunderson Derrick May and Carl Craig. The festival will stretch into the wee hours too with a series of adjunct and after parties. Among the highlights are: a bash celebrating the 10th anniversary of Ann Arbor’s Ghostly International label on Saturday at the Magic Stick; the I’m n a Boat late-night cruise Sunday on the Detroit Princess with Carl Craig Luciano Dixon and Ame; a reunion of the musician and DJ collective known as Family Funktion on Sunday at Cliff Bell’s; a 25th Anniversary of House Music celebration Sunday at slo; and the official Movement 2009 closing party on Monday at Plan B Nightclub.