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Art + Music + Technology

Welcome to the Art + Music + Technology podcast page! I hope that you like what you hear, and please drop me a line if you have any questions or comments. You can always reach me at ddg@cycling74.com.

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Jan 13, 2019

As a young(er) dude wrapping my head around music technology, there was one person that was consistently inspiring to me: Larry Fast. From his work as Synergy (which you can learn about here: http://synergy-emusic.com), or as a backing musician with Peter Gabriel, or doing composition and sound design across the...


Jan 6, 2019

It's always great to get into something before it happens. In this case, Ellison Wolf, proprietor of Zorx Electronics, is planning the launch of a new magazine - Waveform magazine. This is going to be a free print magazine that focuses on the gear, players and makers of synthesizers, modular gear and great music.

I...


Dec 30, 2018

Deantoni Parks is one of those percussionists that other percussionists talk about. They pass video links, performance notes and bandcamp sites to each other, because his work is pretty shocking. Rather than take a Neil Peart-style hit-all-the-drum approach to advance drumming, he instead chose to pursue - and...


Dec 23, 2018

In last week's episode, we just scratched the surface of Eric's role in creating the maker's world we now occupy. So I called him back and we immediately did a second interview to fill in some of the gaps: what were the early days like, how did he actually get the stuff built, why the move to Pittsburgh. This continues...


Dec 16, 2018

I'm pretty sure you know Eric Singer's work. Some of his most well-known work includes Pat Metheny's 'The Orchestrion Project', but he's been doing robotic musical instruments for a long time. I remember the first time I saw a video of Eric work - it was the reveal for the Guitarbot, and it was jaw-dropping at the...