Archive for March, 2012

SMC 69: Interview – Glass on Einstein on the Beach (2)

Part two of Hai-Ting’s interview with Philip Glass. Discussed: Albert Einstein, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach – current tour. ..

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SMC 68: Interview – Glass on Einstein on the Beach (1)

Part one of Hai-Ting’s interview with Philip Glass. Discussed: Albert Einstein, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach – current tour. ..

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SMC 67: Spider Silk Violin, AV Fakeout

Violin Strings made with spider silk. (coverage w audio, paper) .. The mood of music may literally alter what you see. (coverage, paper) ..

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Take a Stroll Inside a Violin

When the Berlin Philharmonic asked Bjoern Ewers to design an ad campaign, he stepped up and (sorta) stepped in to a violin. Check out the whole series here. Thanks to listener Ben E., who points out that it is reminiscent of The Splits project we talked about. Via Boing Boing. ..

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Measuring Musical Talent in 1935

(Click here for larger version. Via Modern Mechanix) ..

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They Bend, They Care

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SMC 66: Yellowstone Sky Noises

.. Special Report! The Yellowstone Sky Noises, their history and re-emergence as a modern urban legend. The article that (re)started it all: Yellowstone “lake music.” There are references to the phenomenon between the “old days” and last week, but not many. (one, two) Edwin Linton’s Science article. [PDF] Many of today’s “interpretations” are hyperbole overload. (one, […]

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