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Electronic and Computer Music
Electronic and Computer Music
by Peter Manning
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In this revised and expanded third edition of the classic text on the history and evolution of electronic and computer music, Peter Manning provides the definitive account of the medium from its birth to the present day. After explaining the antecedents... (read more)

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Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture
Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture
by Simon Reynolds
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"Since the WTO, anarchism is once again a household word. This book introduced a whole new generation to the enticements of the anarchist lifestyle when it was released in the early 90's. Still a password for acceptance in many circles, it is an... (read more)

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Strange Sounds: Music, Technology and Culture
Strange Sounds: Music, Technology and Culture
by Timothy Taylor
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In Strange Sounds, Timothy D. Taylor explains the wonder and anxiety provoked by a technological revolution that began in the 1940s and gathers steam daily. Taylor discusses the ultural role of technology, its use in making music, and the inevitable... (read more)

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Musical iPad: Performing, Creating, and Learning Music on Your iPad
Musical iPad: Performing, Creating, and Learning Music on Your iPad
by Vincent Leonard
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Rudolph, an educator, performer, composer, and author of music-related books, and Leonard, an author, producer, composer, copyist, and arranger, provide a guide to the most popular and productive music apps for the iPad, focusing on those that run on... (read more)

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The iPad in the Music Studio: Connecting Your iPad to Mics, Mixers, Instruments, Computers, and More! (Quick Pro Guides)
The iPad in the Music Studio: Connecting Your iPad to Mics, Mixers, Instruments, Computers, and More! (Quick Pro Guides)
by Vincent Leonard
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Rudolph (educator, performer, composer, and author) and Leonard (author, producer, composer, copyist, and arranger) offer a guide to using the iPad in professional, project, and home music studios. After describing the basics of the iPad, they... (read more)

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Computer Music : Synthesis, Composition and Performance (2ND 97 Edition)
Computer Music : Synthesis, Composition and Performance (2ND 97 Edition)
by Charles Dodge
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This text reflects the current state of computer technology and music composition. The authors offer clear, practical overviews of program languages, real-time synthesizers, digital filtering, artificial intelligence, and much more.... (read more)

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Vintage Synthesizers
Vintage Synthesizers
by Mark Vail
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An associate editor at the magazine, Vail also writes the Vintage Gear column. He explains that the speed of innovation in the field makes it possible to talk of a 20-year-old electronic instrument in the same terms as a 300-year-old chair. He updates... (read more)

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Refining Sound: A Practical Guide to Synthesis and Synthesizers
Refining Sound: A Practical Guide to Synthesis and Synthesizers
by Brian K. Shepard
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Refining Sound is a practical roadmap to the complexities of creating sounds on modern synthesizers. Perhaps the most difficult aspect of learning to create sounds on a synthesizer is understanding what all the individual synthesizer components... (read more)

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Power Tools for Reason 2.5: Master the World's Most Popular Virtual Studio Software
Power Tools for Reason 2.5: Master the World's Most Popular Virtual Studio Software
by Kurt Kurasaki
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After reviewing the terminology and concepts of general audio electronics, such as control voltage and signal routing, this book offers suggestions for configuring devices in the Reason virtual music studio for composers who want to experiment with... (read more)

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Strange Sounds: Music, Technology & Culture
Strange Sounds: Music, Technology & Culture
by Timothy Dean Taylor
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iTunes. Spotify. Pandora. With these brief words one can map the landscape of music today, but these arenandrsquo;t musicians, songs, or anything else actually musicalandmdash;they are products and brands. In this book, Timothy D. Taylor explores just... (read more)

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Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max
Composing Interactive Music: Techniques and Ideas Using Max
by Todd Winkler
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andlt;Pandgt;Interactive music refers to a composition or improvisation in which software interprets live performances to produce music generated or modified by computers. In Composing Interactive Music, Todd Winkler presents both the technical and... (read more)

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Keyboard Presents Synth Gods
Keyboard Presents Synth Gods
by Ernie Rideout
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From the pages of Keyboard magazine, Keyboard Presents Synth Gods spotlights artists who did much more than just play synthesizers: they changed the course of music history and inspired generations. Featuring in-depth profiles of leading synthesists such... (read more)

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Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture - With CD (08 Edition)
Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture - With CD (08 Edition)
by Paul Miller
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andlt;Pandgt;Sound UnboundSampling Digital Music and Cultureedited by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky that Subliminal Kid foreword by Cory Doctorowintroduction by Steve ReichIf Rhythm Science was about the flow of things, Sound Unbound is about the remix... (read more)

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The Rhythmic Event: Art, Media, and the Sonic (Technologies of Lived Abstraction)
The Rhythmic Event: Art, Media, and the Sonic (Technologies of Lived Abstraction)
by Eleni Ikoniadou
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The sonic has come to occupy center stage in the arts and humanities. In the age of computational media, sound and its subcultures can offer more dynamic ways of accounting for bodies, movements, and events. In The Rhythmic Event, Eleni Ikoniadou... (read more)

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MIDI Power!, Second Edition: The Comprehensive Guide
MIDI Power!, Second Edition: The Comprehensive Guide
by Robert Guerin
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A composer for the past 18 years and a music enthusiast since 1976, Robert Guerin has worked on different personal and professional projects, such as feature and short films, television themes, and educational and corporate videos. As a professor, Robert... (read more)

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Keyboard Presents the Evolution of Electronic Dance Music
Keyboard Presents the Evolution of Electronic Dance Music
by Peter (edt) Kirn
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From its roots in 1970s New York disco and '80s Detroit techno to today's international, mainstream explosion of such genres as house, trance & dubstep, electronic dance music has reshaped the popular musical landscape. This book digs deep through the... (read more)

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Electronic Music Synthesis: Concepts, Facilities, Techniques
Electronic Music Synthesis: Concepts, Facilities, Techniques
by Hubert S. Howe, Jr.
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Among the most exciting developments in recent contemporary music has been the possibility of creating musical sounds directly on tape recordings by electronic means. Electronic music has opened up new areas of sound, new resources for the composer. Dr... (read more)

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Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound: An Introduction to Psychoacoustics with CDROM
Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound: An Introduction to Psychoacoustics with CDROM
by Perry R. Cook
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How hearing works and how the brain processes sounds entering the ear to provide the listener with useful information are of great interest to psychologists, cognitive scientists, and musicians. However, while a number of books have concentrated on... (read more)

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Unlocking the Groove: Rhythm, Meter, and Musical Design in Electronic Dance Music
Unlocking the Groove: Rhythm, Meter, and Musical Design in Electronic Dance Music
by Mark J. Butler
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Unlocking the Groove is a groundbreaking, award-winning, music-driven analysis of electronic dance music (EDM). Author Mark Butler interweaves traditional and non-traditional musical analysis with consideration of the genre's history and social... (read more)

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The Process That Is the World: Cage/Deleuze/Events/Performances
The Process That Is the World: Cage/Deleuze/Events/Performances
by Joe Panzner
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The Process That Is the World grapples with John Cage not just as a composer, but as a philosopher advocating for an ontology of difference in keeping with the kind posited by Gilles Deleuze. Cage's philosophy is not simply a novel method for composition,... (read more)

Available December 17, 2015
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