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  • Sound and Vision: The Creation of The Beatles’ Last Song and the Rebirth of Red and Blue

    Sound and Vision: The Creation of The Beatles’ Last Song and the Rebirth of Red and Blue

    The Sound and Vision article “The Creation of the Beatles’ Last Song and the Rebirth of Red and Blue” not only discusses the creation of “I Me Mine,” but also touches upon the recording of other significant songs like “Free As a Bird,” “Real Love,” and “Now and Then.” “Free As a Bird” was based…

  • FAWM 2024 Activity Book

    FAWM 2024 Activity Book

    FAWM is February Album Writing Month each year and those of us who participate get a little anxious as February 1 approaches. This year, they’ve surprised us with an activity book zine to help. https://fawm.org/?fbclid=IwAR0cNQyvq5KUtLnX3kkJMvcRfxuWs1_vRCSJ40EZ13NWk9aZcWMhwp0PXcA

  • Hainbach

    Hainbach

    #8852 Hainbach is a musician based in Berlin. His popular YouTube channel demonstrates his unique take on creating sounds from both new and old equipment which are not necessarily intended for making music. He’s also involved in creating sample packs and plugin instruments featuring some of his unusual test equipment and other gizmos. His albums…

  • Gear News (Link)

    Gear News (Link)

    Gear News is a website that keeps you updated on new gear. It’s good at covering some of the more unique stuff coming out from new instrument design companies. https://www.gearnews.com/

  • The Janis Ian Archives Fund: A Unique Resource for Music History Research

    The Janis Ian Archives Fund: A Unique Resource for Music History Research

    https://www.berea.edu/give/jiaf/ Berea College, a unique institution known for its inclusive mission and work-to-learn program, is set to house a one-of-a-kind collection that will offer an unprecedented look into the music industry. The Janis Ian Archives Fund is a project dedicated to preserving and showcasing the life and career of Janis Ian, a prolific singer-songwriter and…

  • Vital Weekly

    Vital Weekly

    Vital Weekly is an e-mail magazine, which appears 48 times a year and has the latest experimental music reviews and some news on concerts and festivals. Vital Weekly, available at www.vitalweekly.net, is an online platform that serves as a beacon for those who are deeply invested in the world of experimental music. It’s an invaluable…

  • THURSDAY afternoon TALKS

    THURSDAY afternoon TALKS

    THURSDAY afternoon TALKS is a remarkable YouTube channel that garners music enthusiasts to indulge in a thought-provoking dialogue on various musical subjects. The channel is hosted by well-renowned music critic and composer, Jos Smolders and Frans de Waard, who is known for his avant-garde experimental music and renowned publication, Vital Weekly. Every other Thursday, a…

  • Tom Lehrer Places All His Songs In the Public Domain

    Tom Lehrer Places All His Songs In the Public Domain

    https://tomlehrersongs.com/albums/

  • Exploring AI Imagery: The Best Advice – The people closest to you knows you best

    Exploring AI Imagery: The Best Advice – The people closest to you knows you best

    In my continuing exploration of creative artificial intelligence image generation, I submitted lines from my audio composition, The Best Advice. The words in the track were themselves an exploration in auto generation by way of Twitter, having searched for the phrase, “the best advice,” and gleaning each line in the song from the Twitterverse. Click…

  • Ringo Starr

    Ringo Starr

    Drummer extraordinaire, Ringo’s unique style left an indelible mark on the world of music. Ringo Starr is an iconic music figure and the former drummer of The Beatles. He has since gone on to have a successful solo career as a songwriter, singer, musician, and actor. Throughout his expansive career he has released more than…

The prospect of actually remixing a real song was quite exiting, and revived the feeling I had when I would finish one of those early songs and realise I actually created something new, even if it sounded terrible.Polish Rhino
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  • Discover Sounds Project #1: Decades of Echoes: Baneemy Revisited

    Discover Sounds Project #1: Decades of Echoes: Baneemy Revisited

    This project’s inception hails from the early Tapegerm days, circa 2001 or thereabouts, with a new twist for 2023 and beyond. Again we offer the original 21 loops culled from Baneemy’s double cassette album, The Walter Martin Cult, 20+ years later, for a new take on these sounds. The sample pack includes short loops of a…


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