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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

Location: Sydöstra galleriet/South East Gallery

Participating: Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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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?

Learn more about Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen's research