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Spyro 2: Gateway to a Reconceptualisation of Digital Sampling

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Object #4. Spyro 2: Gateway to a Reconceptualisation of Digital Sampling

Posted on April 24, 2017 by Lauren Sourbutts

By Justin Turnbull, MA (Music Studies). I find that listening to music in the background whilst undertaking another task can either focus my mind on the task or distract me from it. When writing an essay last semester I chose to listen to music strongly associated with my childhood, which had the effect of keeping
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Cardiff University Music The Musician as an Object of Intrigue

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Object #3. The Musician as an Object of Intrigue: BLOW Trio and Re-discovering Jazz as Popular Music

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Lauren Sourbutts

By Chris Stone, MA (Composition). As popular music enters an era of unprecedented stylistic diversity, the practise of revisiting and re-contextualising older genre-specific tropes and conventions is increasingly popular with both artists and audiences alike.
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Object #2. The Panopticon and Acousmatic Stalkers in Film

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Laura Stephenson

By Sini Mononen, PhD student, University of Turku. In the film When a Stranger Calls (1979), a young babysitter (Carol Kane) is being terrorized by an anonymous stalker, who keeps calling her over and over again, asking, ‘Have you checked the children…?’
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Object #1. A war sample from Matthew Herbert’s The End of Silence

Posted on by Laura Stephenson

By Richard McReynolds, PhD student (Composition). As a composer who deals with electronics and studio-based composition, I believe that using real-world sounds produces powerful artistic statements about the world.
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