Posts Tagged: music

When Film Becomes Fashion and Music An Antique…


Last week, the LA Times reported that Millennials “seem to have little use for old movies” while Hypebot reported that for the first time since Nielsen SoundScan started tracking album sales in 1991, “old records have outsold new ones.” Digital consumers see music and film as two different experiences, even though they are consumed through many… Read more »

Dear Pitchfork, Thanks.


Chicago! You’re beautiful. You’ve got great architecture, the perennial underdog baseball team that you just can’t hate on, and you’re home to arguably the most influential music website of say, the last decade or so. Whether you drink their kool-aid religiously or absolutely hate them, Pitchfork have definitely made their mark over the years in the… Read more »

Ev[lov]ing The Next Hit…


We were all taught Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection in High School, but what if, through the same process, we were able to write new and appealing songs? Bob MacCallum and his colleagues at the Imperial College London are developing a system for doing just that. Their music engine DarwinTunes starts with a population… Read more »