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Steve Albini on the surprisingly sturdy state of the music industry – in full

The music producer, Shellac frontman and author of seminal 1993 essay, The Problem with Music, spoke in Melbourne about the advantages of the internet, the death of the major label system, copyright law and that ‘purple dwarf in assless chaps’<p>• Steve Albini: the internet has solved music’s</i> …

Steve Albini on Tidal: 'The for-pay services are deluding themselves'

The veteran record producer criticises Jay Z’s music streaming service Tidal and its exclusive, paid-for content model<p>Steve Albini, best-known for producing Nirvana, Pixies and PJ Harvey, has never been one to mince his words about the music industry. Following his outspoken views on major record …

70s Sci-Fi Art: thevaultofretroscifi: Alfred Kelsner

Jangbar

<b>Jangbar</b>, a new single screen installation filmed on 35mm in Kenya, is an immersive gallery work with sound designed by Martyn Ware. A long-awaited …

Art

Electronic music museum to open in Frankfurt

You'll soon be able to visit a museum dedicated to electronic music.<p>A space in Frankfurt, the Museum of Modern Electronic Music (MOMEM), is planned …

Technology and Music

Innovative music has always been inextricably linked to technology. The Pythagoreans set scales in accordance with their mathematical concepts of harmony in nature, Mozart wrote groundbreaking concertos centered around the newly invented piano, and The Beatles completely changed the face of popular …

Visionary 1968 technology demo re-created as musical theater

In December 1968, computer scientist Douglas Engelbart had a complex system of newly developed hardware and software that he wanted to show off to the biannual meeting of the Joint Computer Conference, a gathering of researchers and manufacturers. But the conference was at the Civic Center in San …

Demonstration