CANCELLED: Technological and musical development in hiphop
The Adjustments of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel.
Time: Wed 2019-10-09 12.15 - 13.00
Lecturer: Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Location: Sydöstra galleriet/South East Gallery
N.B! The seminar is cancelled due to illness and will take place December 4th instead.
DJ Grandmaster Flash was recently awarded the Polar Music Prize, much because of his approach to new technology. At the same time, he represents a style of music associated with the archaic vinyl record.
What has happened in the 40 years since the record player began to be used as a musical instrument? Is it the technology or the music that drives the development?