Good conversation about netlabels down in the comments on this blog entry by Andrew Dubber.
Videos of a couple more convergence game-instrument hybrid combo thingamawhatzits, pointed out to me by Anselm Hook — The Tenori-on vibes like a Game Boy or other handheld game console: Jazzmutant lemur is based on Ableton and Reason:
A music-makers community which improves on prior art by adding a collaboration platform. Mix2r basically echoes the traditional workflow involved in creating multi-track digital audio recordings with one important difference. It uses a centralized portal to allow collaborations between musicians from any geographical location as long as they can access the site and have a […]
The iPhone “Ocarina” app fits the gamestrument model.
From the comments on sue em all not good for labels, here’s Greg on the prospects for the music industry: It’s kind of like Dr. Bloodmoney or one of the other good Phil Dick post-apocalyptic novels: most of civilization may have been destroyed, but some industrious tinkerer out there can probably put together a wood-burning […]
sull posts a screencast of his session with the innerpartysystem gamestrument, in which he gets high score. Question: how would you do “high score”? Couldn’t you have ratings on these things to enable that? Question: is it possible to have really different expressions in a gamestrument, or is the expressive range more limited than that? […]
Embed: No embed: http://innerpartysystem.shuffl.es/dontstop?r=63 That is fucking wondrous. First of all, the impact of in-browser-music-making is not trivial or obvious. You can’t be blase about it. But beyond that, what’s striking about this particular hack is how high-level it is. It pulls the end user up several levels from decisions like the selection of video […]
Audio | For The System Hamlet: Swear by my sword Never to speak of this that you have heard. Ghost: [Beneath] Swear by his sword. Hamlet: Well said, old mole, canst work i’ th’ earth so fast? A worthy pioner! Once more remove, good friends. Horatio: O day and night, but this is wondrous strange! […]
Access by Inode from Christian Bloch on Vimeo. This is too busy, IMO. But it does continue along the path of extending the album cover genre from its origins in square static imagery. Given that the trend here is to use browser functionality within the album cover, I expect to find album covers which incorporate […]
The Thinner netlabel uses Flash for album art, but keeps the art conceptually very close to traditional album art — square, static, not too big. What they’re adding to the concept is subtle animations, which you’ll see if you go to one of the album pages, hit a play button, and stay awhile. various artists […]