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- Octopus 2016; US$ 31.99
Putting the style in your stylus, Vinyl Me, Please is more than your average book of music recommendations. Brought to you by the vinyl subscription club of the same name - 'the best damn record club there is'* - Vinyl Me, Please is a lively, visually handsome guide to the 100 albums you need to own on vinyl and why, with added extras: cocktail... more...
- Cherry Red Books 2016; US$ 8.99
The story of electronic music and composition has, in recent decades, become a significant musical legacy. Seen by many as a novelty for a long time, the synthesiser and drum machine derived pop of the late 1970s and early 1980s finally landed the squeals and squelches of solder and circuit y in the mainstream, validating an extensive period of painstaking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The use of technology in music and education can no longer be described as a recent development. Music learners actively engage with technology in their music making, regardless of the opportunities afforded to them in formal settings. This volume draws together critical perspectives in three overarching areas in which technology is used to support... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
At the end of his life, Pierre Schaeffer commented that his musical and sound experiments had attempted to go beyond 'do-re-mi'. This had a direct bearing on EinstÃ¼rzende Neubauten's musical philosophy and work, with the musicians always striving to extend the boundaries of music in sound, instrumentation and purpose. The group are one of the few... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
Written by an active composer, performer and educator, Sonic Art: An Introduction to Electroacoustic Music Composition provides a clear and informative introduction to the compositional techniques behind electroacoustic music. It brings together theory, aesthetics, context and practical applications to allow students to start thinking about sound... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Critical of technologically determinist assumptions underpinning current educational policy, Victoria Armstrong argues that this growing technicism has grave implications for the music classroom where composition is often synonymous with the music technology suite. The use of computers and associated compositional software in music education is frequently... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95
Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture provides a comprehensive history of electronic music, covering key composers, genres, and techniques used in analog and digital synthesis. This textbook has been extensively revised with the needs of students and instructors in mind. The reader-friendly style, logical organization,... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.99
Joining the ranks of Please Kill Me and Can?t Stop Won?t Stop comes this definitive chronicle of one of the hottest trends in popular culture?electronic dance music?from the noted authority covering the scene. It is the sound of the millennial generation, the music ?defining youth culture of the 2010s? ( Rolling Stone ). Rooted in American techno/house... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
The most familiar format of electronic dance music is the DJ set. Performed live with turntables, headphones, twelve-inch vinyl records, and a mixing board, these performances are largely improvised, evolving in response to the demands of a particular situation through interaction with a dancing audience. In Playing with Something that Runs , author... more...