This video has been out for a while, but it is one of my favorites. It shows both the degree of creativity in commenting on the news of the day, and the extent to which Autotune is a ubiquitous part of daily life.
I have to thank WordPress for this one. Their automatically generated “possibly related posts” feature helped me find a post on Entrepreneur the Arts with Barack Obama speaking about the importance of the arts. It was linked to my post on race and the arts. While he mentions some of the usual stuff about the […]
In advance of two concerts, the New York Times has an article on Frederic Rzewski. It’s an interesting piece. Rzewski, known for composing a number of pieces with strong left political references, completely downplays political ideology. While his political beliefs come through clearly in the body of his work, he understands that classical music isn’t […]