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Dear Pandora, It’s over between us

by Joel on May 24, 2010

Update: It seems I wasn’t the only one disturbed by Pandora’s lack of privacy. According to Wired, Pandora no gives users the option to opt out. I’m still not going back. Dear Pandora, It’s over between us. My sudden change of heart may come as a shock but there’s a good reason for it. It’s not […]

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More percussion with found objects

by Joel on April 13, 2010

I’m a sucker for this kind of thing. Gravité from Renaud Hallée on Vimeo. Clever video editing creates an interesting aural and visual composition. [via Audio Cookbook]

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Members of the Red River Pipes and Drums taken at the 2010 Scottish Tartan Festival in Minden, LA. Okay, that’s not an Android phone or iPhone; it’s just a regular tuner. But there probably is an app and if there isn’t, there should be. I didn’t even realize you had to tune bagpipes.  [More photos] […]

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Making music with found objects

by Joel on April 5, 2010

I love percussion (I was a founding member of the percussion ensemble in college) and I’m a bass player by training so this video really makes me smile. These guys are obviously talented musicians. So are many of the street musicians you’ll see in just about any large downtown area beating on buckets, pots, and […]

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Where the music matters

KEXp

by Joel on March 30, 2010

The last office building I worked in was shared by five radio stations and two TV stations, all of which were owned by Clear Channel. On the radio side of the building, they played one of the stations over the intercom, a different one each day. I worked on the TV side but I could […]

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