Archive for the 'Articles' Category



11
Sep
07

Essays on the Kalvos + Damian site

Essays by many artists here

11
Sep
07

Toward a Musical Agenda for the Nineties, by Rhys Chatham

The nineties are over, but still worth a read

11
Sep
07

The MP3 Phenomena and Innovative Music

Old but still valuable…

How is quickly downloadable sound directly from the Internet changing the availability of innovative music? This article, intended for a general audience that may or may not be “net savvy,” opens with an overview of the MP3 compression format and how it works. Other sound compression formats are also discussed, including the free-proprietary player and encoder from Vorbis. An anonymous focus group of Napster participants reveal how file-sharing is expanding the audience for innovative music.

11
Sep
07

The Sonic Weapon of Vladimir Gavreau

“At a very specific pitch, infrasound explodes matter. At others, infrasound incapacitates and kills. Organisms rupture in its blast. Sea creatures use this power to stun and kill prey.”