Posts Tagged: electronic music

This Week in Posivibes: Interrogating Dementia

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The Caretaker’s Leyland Kirby will be chronicling through music the changes wrought by dementia on his own newly diagnosed mind. Kirby released a statement outlining the project:

The series aims to enlighten our understanding of dementia by breaking it down into a series of stages that provide a haunting guide to its progression, deterioration, and disintegration and the way that people experience it according to a range of impending factors.

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Vinyl Only, Please

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That vinyl has experienced a resurgence is a much exhausted topic, with LPs selling at large lifestyle stores and cutesy budget turntables available from any number of the same. But most labels who release albums on vinyl also release them electronically, through some combination of free-download-with-purchase promos, SoundCloud accounts, iTunes sales, etc.

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No Dancing, Please

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FACT‘s profile of rising electronic musician Seiho Hayakawa serves as an introduction to the unique challenges the underground music scene in Japan has had to contend with over the years:

While the internet and cheaper travel have helped break down many of the physical barriers that once isolated Japan, the way the music industry operates remains difficult to understand from afar.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #71: A Michael Bay Film Eating Itself

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“Love,” then is not to be taken lightly here. It is being engaged at full force, megaphonically. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Paul Lansky

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Paul Lansky talks about his career as a pioneer in the world of electronic and computer-generated music. ...more

Song of the Day: “Colours”

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Producer/songwriter duos depend on so many factors for their success, so when a great one comes along, we seize it and refuse to let go. Grab hold of “Colours,” by the San Francisco-based electronic music group Colour Theory. “You make it special,” sings talented vocalist and songwriter, Lizzie Karr—but it’s the futuristic finishing touches by instrumentalist Ben Wiley that make this track stand out.

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476 Tracks for Your Electronic Pleasure

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Caio Barros, a Brazilian student at the State University of São Paulo, has uploaded an astounding collection of nearly 500 tracks of electronic music from 1937-2001.  These tracks, from a 62 CD set called “The History of Electroacoustic Music,” were floating around as on the web as a torrent that seems to have been lost.

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