Music

Petition to Support the Newly Formed Union at Bandcamp

Bandcamp has been sold to Songtradr. This might possibly be a good thing but hard to know at this point. But right now things are up in the air for the Bandcamp staff and there is no clear word on their status and the status of their newly formed union. See https://www.wired.com/story/epic-games-sale-bandcamp-music-platform-limbo/ and https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2023/09/28/songtradr-bandcamp-acquisition/ So …

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‘Speriments With Modular Synthesis and Acoustic Instruments

Update 1/17/23: The video is still available online at the following: It is still viewable on Twitch until some time on Friday, Jan. 20, 2023 at https://www.twitch.tv/nicks_virtual_garage_2020 It is still viewable on Youtube (and will remain there as far as I know) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw1zhjpH6eo ——- Original Post——– I’ve been working for the past few months …

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The Death of Tape

Well, at least the death of the creator of the cassette tape: Lou Ottens recently passed away. Which got me thinking about needing to digitize those few cassettes I have left. No, not the ones you can still buy vinyl for or CD’s, but home recordings. But then that got me thinking about how old …

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Today’s Earworm

Woke up with Brad Mehldau’s “Don’t Be Sad” going through my head. It’s one that can easily propagate itself endlessly if you need a little melody to keep your mind occupied. I love it for the turns it takes.