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Photo by Miemo Penttinen

Lasers and MIDI and software… Oh my!

Photo of Jean-Michelle Jarre performing in Helsinki in 2009 © Miemo Penttinen What happens when a music teacher suggests instrument variety is a driving force behind a child…

Max Tyrie’s Hand Made Modest Mouse Video

What to do with 4133 frames of video, a D-SLR and a printer with plenty of ink and paper… Max Tyrie’s Hand Made Modest Mouse Video: http://www.woostercollective.com/2007/05/shit_were_diggin_max_tyries_hand_made_mo.html (Via:…

new music

New to me that is. Slightly less late to the party than I was with OK, Computer (10 years after release !), I’ve found a lot to listen…

last.fm widget

The ‘local noise’ entry in the sidebar is now active with last.fm‘s Flash based widget and shows the most recent tracks I’ve been listening too. Not that exciting,…

whomix – doctor who theme remixes

From Tim, who obviously thinks I need a distraction: whomix – doctor who theme remixes: http://whomix.trilete.net/ What a lot of work – a few select examples also came…

Cool – they did it

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Unsigned band make chart history: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6260995.stm Number 31. Now I might just have to find out what they sound like, but to be…

Vive la revolucion ?

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Unsigned band set to crash charts: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/6248535.stm Unsigned, and tipped to make the UK Top 40: not without plenty of hard work (500…

Canadian Music Creators Coalition: A New Voice

Canadian Music Creators Coalition: A New Voice: http://www.musiccreators.ca/ This is very satisfying to see: artists signed to (major) labels publicly gathering to point out that the aims and…

Writers Block Live | Blog Archive | The HD Boycott Begins Now

Writers Block Live | Blog Archive | The HD Boycott Begins Now: http://writersblocklive.com/part-156 Well said that man, and what is interesting is that this isn’t from an uninformed…

LOW MORALE ::: Presents Radiohead Music Video – CREEP

LOW MORALE ::: Presents Radiohead Music Video – CREEP: http://www.lowmorale.co.uk/creep/ Wow. Wow. Wow. Now that animation was so well conceived and executed it actually made me forget that…

Shure E2c: mini-review

A couple of years ago I bought a pair of Panasonic active noise cancelling headphones from Heathow duty free, and after using them on a transatlantic flight my…

They’re finally getting it…

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | Net label plans music revolution: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/music/4176486.stm It’s taken long enough: the bottom line is probably that any given act that pushes…

Macworld: News: Nine Inch Nails releases GarageBand 2 project

Macworld: News: Nine Inch Nails releases GarageBand 2 project: http://www.macworld.com/news/2005/04/15/thehandthatfeeds/index.php?lsrc=mwrss-0405 Wow – that’s more than just one better than releasing music online; now we just need to wait…

creative muvo firmware update and itunes

If you have updated the firmware in the Creative MuVo flash player to support FAT16 (and so allow easy reformatting under OS X) then you may have noticed…

BBC NEWS | Technology | Musicians ‘upbeat’ about the net

BBC NEWS | Technology | Musicians ‘upbeat’ about the net: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4067031.stm Shock Horror ! Muscians are able to think for themselves: maybe the RIAA should sue them next…