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UbuWeb | Spring 2014 Robert Ashley, 1930-2014 UbuWeb mourns the passing of the great American composer Robert Ashley. You can listen to his music and invterviews here, watch his films here, read about him here. If you're unfamiliar with his work, the best place to start is Peter Greenaway's documentary Four American Composers: Robert Ashley (1983). His most well-known video work is Perfect Lives (1978-83), a television opera in seven parts. He interviewed composers such as Terry Riley, Philip Glass, Alvin Lucier, Pauline Oliveros, David Behrman, and Gordon Mumma in his epic video series, Music With Roots in the Aether, where interviews are followed by performances.

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Audio-Visual Conservation (Library of Congress Packard Campus, Culpeper, Virginia) || The Packard Campus || Located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Culpeper, Virginia, the Library's newly completed Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center provides underground storage for this entire collection on 90 miles of shelving, together with extensive modern facilities for the acquisition, cataloging and preservation of all audio-visual formats. The Packard Campus was created through a unique partnership between the Packard Humanities Institute, the United States Congress, the Library of Congress, and the Architect of the Capitol.

Lesson of the Day: ‘How to Get the Most Out of Art (Even When You’re Not Sure... How do these three questions prompt you to do something similar to some of the suggestions made in the article you just read? Can you apply them to some of the pieces you found in your art collection? If you’d like to practice your visual observation skills, join us Mondays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. MSP: How Digital Audio Works A thorough explanation of how digital audio works is well beyond the scope of this manual. What follows is a very brief explanation that will give you the minimum understanding necessary to use MSP successfully. For a more complete explanation of how digital audio works, we recommend The Computer Music Tutorial by Curtis Roads, published in 1996 by the MIT Press. It also includes an extensive bibliography on the subject. The sounds we hear are fluctuations in air pressure -- tiny variations from normal atmospheric pressure -- caused by vibrating objects. (Well, technically it could be water pressure if you're listening underwater, but please keep your computer out of the swimming pool.)

Licorice Pizza: A Toot and a Snore A Toot and a Snore I’ve got something a little different today. Something you can’t just push play on, and walk away while it hums in the background. Myself, I had to put on headphones and give this a careful listen. School of Mathematics and Physics Pictures above: (1) Longtime custodian of the famous experiment, the late Professor John Mainstone. (2) Three webcams trained on the experiment 24/7. (3) The Pitch Drop Experiment. (4) Close up of the pitch drop. About the Pitch Drop Experiment While the School of Mathematics and Physics at The University of Queensland has an international reputation for cutting-edge research and innovative teaching in the disciplines of Mathematics, Physics and Statistics, it is also home to the famous Pitch Drop Experiment.

Browse - TAMI Browse for Videos by Topic Not sure what you're looking for? Start out by exploring the categories below for footage from your hometown, to see what Texas looked like in the past, or check out some of your favorite Texas icons. Genre, or Film Type At TAMI, "genre" describes more than the categories of feature films that we all know and love, such as western, action, or comedy. Our collections contain a whole range of moving image production types, from advertisements to government films to home movies.

This is how wellbeing drives social change and why cultural leaders need to talk about it Social entrepreneurs suffer widely from burnout, limiting their potential to make change. A Schwab Foundation collaboration with the “Wellbeing Project”, explores the integral yet often overlooked link between wellbeing and transformational social change. Drawing on the voices of the Forum’s Cultural Leaders, the project examines the role of artists in appealing to hearts and minds to drive social change. Social entrepreneurs are disruptors in the services of others, especially in situations where the traditional actors or the market have failed. JOS Home Page Julius Orion Smith III Home Page Online Books Publications Alternative Tate Audio Tour… « Liberate Tate Blog Download Tate á Tate for free at In March 2012 Liberate Tate launched an alternative audio tour of London’s Tate galleries in response to the public institution’s links with oil company BP. The series of artworks questioning Tate’s relationship with BP was been jointly commissioned by Liberate Tatewitharts and research organisation Platformand activist group Art Not Oil. The Tate á Tate Audio Tour is a permanent installation inside Tate galleries in London created through audience participation. The sound works use Tate space as their backdrop and are available for anybody to download onto their smart phones and MP3 players (from ).

The 25 Funniest Autocorrects Of DYAC’s First Year To celebrate Damn You Autocorrect’s 1-year anniversary online, we compiled the Top 50 Fan Favorite DYAC entries (as determined by Facebook shares, tweets, comments, and pageviews). And now… here are the top 25 entries! Enjoy – and keep all the great submissions coming! Online Collections and Presentations The Library provides access to a portion of its audio collections through the Recorded Sound Reference Center's web page, the American Memory site, The Performing Arts Encyclopedia and the American Folklife Center pages. These collections are described below. To listen to recordings that are unavailable online, contact the Recorded Sound Reference Center. Recorded Sound Section Online Collections National Jukebox The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.

About Ars Electronica What is Ars Electronica? Art, technology, society. Since 1979, Ars Electronica has sought out interlinkages and congruities, causes and effects. ObiAudio This is from a thread on Future Producers..I did not write this and do…to an extent…agree with most of this. I just copied and pasted the good stuff: To understand EQ and its intricacies you need hands-on experience, but to help you get started, here’s a table of general uses and the different ranges that EQ can affect. Mo'Gravy Donald Byrd - “Wind Parade” (1976) Sampled by: Black Eyed Peas ft De la Soul - “Cali to New York”Black Moon - “Buck ‘Em Down”Jewell - “It’s Not Deep Enough”Organized Konfusion - “Stray Bullet”Tupac - “Definition of a Thug Nigga” This song has been played 679 times. 4 years ago

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