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The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud

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  Patrik Wikstrom‘s book, The Music Industry: Music in the Cloud is a scholarly look at the current landscape in the music business. He  defines creative industry and then delves into the meat of where… Continue reading

While My Kitar Gently Weeps

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A kitar is a recent invention which is a customizable instrument with interchangeable physical components and  digital sounds. The kitar is open source and can lend itself to many different playing styles. The… Continue reading

“Play” this “Vinyl” on your Smartphone

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In an attempt to set themselves apart fromt the pack, German dance label Kontor Records created an app to go along with a promo release for a new single. Music directors’ are flooded… Continue reading

Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music

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  I recently read Greg Kot’s 2009 book, Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music. Kot takes a somewhat holistic approach to the 21st century music business landscape and approaches it through the lens… Continue reading

Ever Want to be an Instrument?

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Photo by Martin Noboa Ever get jealous of your guitar or drum kit? Ever wish you too could produce sweet vibrations (other than vocals or clapping) with yourself  as the medium? Here’s your… Continue reading

Records on…Wood?

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Amanda Ghassaei was one of the first people to get some attention for 3D printing records. This time around she’s using new technology to use one of the oldest materials known to man… Continue reading

See the Mood of Minneapolis Change in Real Time

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Based out of New York City, there is no denying that cities are living breathing entities. Some days the city exhales exuberance and on others gloom that no resident can avoid. A team… Continue reading

Midi Hack Music Magic

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After years of ‘button pusher allegations,  many electronic artists are using MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) controllers to revitalize electronic performances. With layered effects, loops, and samples many electronic producers began DJing their music rather… Continue reading

Vinyl Animation

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Nothing excites truthinwaves.com like the reinvention af a classic audio format, especially when that format is vinyl. Designer Michael Hansen created a special stop-motion animation that creates moving images on a vinyl record… Continue reading

Regina Spektor ‘All The Rowboats’ Video

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The visuals for Regina Spektor’s ‘All The Rowboats’ are amazing stand alone and especially synch’ed with the record. The Adria Petty & Peter Sluszka directed piece features Spektor in live action as well as… Continue reading