Posts Tagged ‘Bjork’

Behind The Release: Philip Glass <i>Rework</i>
Behind The Release

Behind The Release: Philip Glass Rework

The year 2012 was a late-career landmark for Philip Glass.

In the beginning of the year, the composer celebrated his 75th birthday with the premiere of a new symphony and the first major production of his 1976 opera Einstein on the Beach in ten years.

By December, Beck had curated Read more...

Brooklyn Duo Creates Wondrous World of “Elska”
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Brooklyn Duo Creates Wondrous World of “Elska”

FORT GREENE: There’s something kind of meta about Elska: Middle of Nowhere, a new concept album about an enchanting new children’s character.

Elska – an arctic adventurer who’s discovered a newly formed volcanic island – has a pioneering mind as we learn in the album’s opening song; her story begins Read more...

Behind The Release: Björk <em>Biophilia</em>
Behind The Release

Behind The Release: Björk Biophilia

This week, we count down to our AES presentation “The Studio As An Instrument” with panelist Damian Taylor (The Prodigy, Arcade Fire, Austra) who tells us about using custom interfaces and robotic instruments to create Björk’s Biophilia.

When Damian Taylor tells me about the making of Björk’s Biophilia, it’s with Read more...

James Brown Lives. In New York. And He Mixes Records.
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James Brown Lives. In New York. And He Mixes Records.

PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN: We know what you’re thinking. You’ve seen this name somewhere before. And not only on the marquee of the Apollo or littered among the best of your old soul 45s: this James Brown‘s engineering credits appear on records alongside iconic producers including Butch Vig, Alan Moulder, Read more...

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