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tangents / Video Streams (Shocklee, Monolake, machinima …)

A selection of recent freely viewable videos of note:

Spoken Word: Public Enemy producer Hank Shocklee interviewed (, via … Minimal techno figure Robert Henke (aka Monolake) presentation (, via … Laptop-enabled guitarist Christopher Willits lecture on his process ( … Soundtrack composer Tyler Bates on the film Doomsday ( … Alex Ross, author of The Rest Is Noise, speaks at Google (

Ware Demos: Footage of the Nintendo DS port of the Korg synthesizer ( … A scratch emulator for the DS (; more info at … Video of the scratch software, mixed through a Kaoss pad ( … The sound-toy application ranDRUM, for the Palm ( … Another neat Palm software application ( … And via, a software demonstration of Direct Note Access, which “allows you to enter into a recorded track, separate out notes within chords, and change them at will” ( … David Merrill‘s “The Sound of Touch” is “a new instrument for real-time capture and sensitive physical stimulation of sound samples using digital convolution” (, via

Caught Live: Now this is what the word “mixtape” should be reserved for; DJ Ramsey rocks the cassette decks ( … A performance by the Lalala Human Steps dance ensemble to music by Kevin Shields (, via Ted Laderas‘s … DJ Krush, Tatata Moto, and Quarta303 in concert (

Short Stuff: A rhythmic mix in which the percussion is all gunfire from the video game Call of Duty 4 (, via It’s a machinima music video. … A cute little score built entirely from Apple system sounds ( — thanks, Rob, … Leave some scientists alone at the Antarctic with a video camera, and they whip up some pop musique concrete (, via … Footage of an exhibit by Tristan Louth-Robins from the Coriole Winery in McLaren Vale, Australia ( … I’m pretty sure this video — — by Paris Mancini, featuring a performance by Nina Petrochko, was featured in the Root Division exhibit, Sound Device, I wrote about last week (

By Marc Weidenbaum

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