This episode offers a basic method for analyzing the music of Cecil Taylor. For a more comprehensive discussion of this type of analysis: http://anthonycaulkins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/%E2%80%98MusicalGesture%E2%80%99inAnalysisGestureClassasaformalstructure.pdf
This episode discusses streams of discourse surrounding the music of Cecil Taylor and their implications. Link to full paper: http://anthonycaulkins.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ANewStreamAnthonyCaulkins.pdf
This episode discusses various ways in which music has been used to express and explore political statements and ideologies, drawing on examples from Beethoven to Rage Against The Machine.
In this episode, I discuss some of my thoughts regarding the movement towards creating interactive and artificially intelligent music systems. Videos Cited Cope, David. “David Cope Emmy Vivaldi.” YouTube, 12 August 2012, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kuY3BrmTfQ Dobrian, Christopher John. “Upon Reflection (solo).” YouTube, 26 August 2013, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xtHby6giM4 Spelled Just How It Sounds. “George Lewis “Interactive Trio” for Trombone, […]
In this episode, I go through some different techniques I use in Ableton Live to create natural but constantly shifting beats. I follow this up with a live performance of my song, On The Stream.
Episode 3 of Music In Mind is up! In this one, I talk about using the Fibonacci series in musical composition and how it has been used by various composers and bands, including Franco Donatoni and Tool.
Episode 2 of Music in Mind is up! I talk about improvisation in its relation to my own music. Audio Only
Episode 1 of my video series, Music in Mind, is up! In this episode I talk about my latest project, Songs For A New Era, as well as life as a gigging musician in the Los Angeles area. Audio Only