Posts tagged as "technology"

Max Richter – 'Voices', Technology, and Musical Activism

July 30, 2020

Max Richter may be the most important composer of our time. His work has been heard in concert halls, during the emotional climax of major Hollywood films and television series, and has permeated the personal listening of millions worldwide via the democratic technology that is music streaming. Not one to shy away from big ideas, […]

Max Richter's Sleep Now An App for iOS and Android

July 23, 2020

Groundbreaking composer Max Richter’s eight-and-a-half-hour composition Sleep has now been transformed into a new app for iOS and Android devices. The app features custom-made musical sessions to aid sleep, meditation and focus. Download the SLEEP app for iOs and Android SLEEP, MEDITATE, FOCUS Richter’s Sleep app enables users to create personalised musical sessions for a […]

LP Duo – Hybrid Pianos and Quantum Music

June 18, 2020

Belgrade, Serbia-based composer-pianists Sonja Lončar and Andrija Pavlović are the musical minds behind LP Duo. Eager to break new ground, Sonja and Andrija have forged their own original combination of electronics and acoustic pianism – melding the synthesized and the organic – with a little help from their friends over at the quantum physics lab. […]

'12 Songs From Home' – Einaudi's Home Recordings from Lockdown

May 8, 2020

Ludovico Einaudi has released a 12-track digital collection, 12 Songs From Home, recorded at his home in Italy on his own upright piano while on lockdown. The collection’s artwork was drawn by Einaudi, and the tracks were recorded using the composer’s iPhone. Ludivico Einaudi – 12 Songs From Home is out now to stream Discover […]

MJ Cole Presents Madrugada – Reimagination

April 7, 2020

MJ Cole Presents Madrugada is the first album in 17 years from UK producer and artist MJ Cole. MJ Cole made his name in the 90s as a central figure in the UK’s vibrant electronic music scene. While producing and DJ’ing in clubs throughout London, MJ drew on his classical music upbringing and university training […]

'Untitled Goose Game' Soundtrack – Making Debussy Dynamic

April 1, 2020

“It’s a lovely day in the village, and you are a horrible goose.” The now-iconic video game Untitled Goose Game – in which players take control of a goose whose primary objective is to bother the inhabitants of a small village – became a sensation in late 2019. The game beat Nintendo’s own The Legend […]

Stratus – Ólafur Arnalds Reimagines the Piano

March 24, 2020

BAFTA-winning Icelandic composer and producer Ólafur Arnalds has teamed up with music technology company Spitfire Audio to make his unique STRATUS concept available for music producers everywhere as a virtual instrument. STRATUS was inspired by a self-performing piano activation Ólafur encountered while touring Asia. Ólafur was at the time recovering from a hand injury sustained […]