audio technology

Paranormal State

by meanlouise October 12, 2010 academia

Most self-respecting Universities had quietly eliminated their Parapsychology departments long before I was even born. Penn State has no self-respect, apparently. They not only had sanctioned student club called the “paranormal research society” in the last decade, but they let these students use the Penn State name in a reality series called Paranormal State. The […]

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Rock Show! Policy Summit!

by meanlouise September 29, 2010 audio technology

It’s time for the 10th Anniversary Future of Music Coalition Policy Summit. TENTH? This event is 10 years old? No way. I was still in Grad School when this event started and that was just…nevermind. Let’s move on. Musicians can still apply for scholarships to the Summit and anyone who wants to engage or learn […]

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Girls Rock DC Volunteer Application Deadline!

by meanlouise May 3, 2009 audio technology

Tomorrow’s the deadline to apply to volunteer for the weeklong Girls Rock DC summer camp (Monday, August 10th – Friday August 14th, 2009). Girls Rock DC is part of a network, and you can find out more about all of the camps at the Girls Rock Camp Alliance site. Here’s the scoop on Girls Rock […]

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sanfran musictech

by meanlouise May 8, 2008 audio technology

At SFmusictech today. sanfranmusictech Not sure if that link will work. My blackberry is highly uncooperative today.

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"Researchers Play Tune Recorded Before Edison"

by meanlouise March 27, 2008 audio technology

Today’s New York Times reported on an exciting find that’s being presented publicly at the Association for Recorded Sound Collections conference this weekend. “ The 10-second recording of a singer crooning the folk song “Au Clair de la Lune” was discovered earlier this month in an archive in Paris by a group of American audio […]

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ringtones and false dichotomies

by meanlouise September 23, 2007 academia

Recently I’ve been involved in a fair number of conversations with musicians and band managers where the topic of downloads – complete songs versus ringtones – comes up. Much marvelling then ensues about why consumers are perfectly content to “steal” musical content in the form of entire songs but pay real money for ringtones. Now, […]

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here's something fun:

by meanlouise June 5, 2002 audio technology

You think history doesn’t repeat itself? But now we are facing a very new and a very troubling assault on our fiscal security, on our very economic life and we are facing it from a thing called the video cassette recorder and its necessary companion called the blank tape. And it is like a great […]

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