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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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May 28, 2017

Chris Dobrian is responsible. He's the person that put together the documentation that got me on my road with Max - a road that still, in many ways, defines my daily existence. Chris' work taught me a lot about both programming in Max and manipulating sound and MIDI events, and he also taught me about writing in a way...


May 21, 2017

One of the things that I try to pay attention to is this: situations where people are doing or using a thing, but not necessarily talking about it. This is the case with Noise Engineering modules: it isn't necessarily the 'I built my case around...' thing, but it seems almost everyone sneaks an NE module into their...


May 14, 2017

There are a few artists I've wanted to meet for a long while, and Lawrence English is one of them. His music exudes a dark elegance, and the titles of his work make suggestions to his interests and sensitivities. Whether it is Cruel Optimism, The Peregrine or even Suikinkutsu, you can get a sense of where Lawrence is...


May 7, 2017

Doug Geers keeps on popping up in my radar - and has for over a decade. He was at the head of the charge with the Spark Festival in Minneapolis, one of the best electronic music conferences in the history of ever. He's quoted on the back of one of Curtis Roads' books. His performances keep coming up in my social media...


Apr 30, 2017

Jim Aikin is one of my heroes - he introduced me (along with David Friend) to synthesizers in a way that I could grasp at the time, but also led me down many musical paths through his album reviews, deft editing of columns and excellent product reviews. I was lucky enough to corner Jim for an interview, and we ripped...