Music

Web assembly, musical synthesis and the beauty of mathematics

The electronics hobby has changed a lot since the advent of the microprocessor. Before that – and with the lack of large-scale integrated circuits – projects in magazines tended to be either super simple or super complex. However, one popular type of project involved music synthesis. Pretty simple circuits could …

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Music venues receive good interim news on government funding

Five months after the federal government passed the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) to help independent venue owners, promoters and other small live music businesses that were dormant during the pandemic, applicants are finally starting to receive grant approval notices. Getting a grant approved means sites still have to wait …

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Norwegian folk music deserves to be preserved, says UN

May 29, 2021 SETESDAL, A REEL valley north of Kristiansand in southern Norway, was once a place of traditions little changed since medieval times. The main ones were song and dance marked by improvisation and a rhythm as visceral as the blues. Birth, death and every step in between has …

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Rockers Royal Blood excited for return of ‘alien’ music

British rock band Royal Blood says they can’t wait to tour their latest album topped the charts, though at the moment the concept of performing for audiences seems ‘alien’ after the COVID-19 pandemic has stopped live music performances for over a year. The duo, formed in 2011, were halfway through …

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Pentucket presents a virtual music recital | Local News

WEST NEWBURY – A two-day recital of more than 100 students from Pentucket regional middle and high schools will be broadcast live next week via the YouTube channel of the school district’s Pentucket Music Conservatory. The event, which takes place Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m., will feature a mix …

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