The Ondes Martenot

18 June 2008 grant b 0

Radiohead plays one. Gorillaz plays one. Why don’t I? A keyboard invented by a cellist in 1928 who wanted to be able to do glissandos […]

SONG: Mesonychoteuthis Hamiltonii

24 May 2008 grant b 1

SONG: “Mesonychoteuthis Hamiltonii” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Colossal Squid Comes Out Of Ice”, BBC News, 28 April 2008, as […]

SONG: After the End.

23 April 2008 grant b 0

SONG: “After the End” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Arctic ‘Doomsday’ Seed Vault Opens”, Science Friday, 7 Mar 2008, as […]

Bebe Barron, R.I.P.

22 April 2008 grant b 0

Electronic music pioneer Bebe Barron has passed away. She’s best known for composing the score to Forbidden Planet with her husband, using living circuits – […]

SONG: My Fingertips Are Weightless.

24 March 2008 grant b 0

SONG: “My Fingertips Are Weightless” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Origami spaceplane aims for space station descent”, New Scientist, 21 […]

Music Brain.

21 March 2008 grant b 0

Science News rhapsodizes over Johns Hopkins research into what happens in musicians’ brains that makes the music happen: “What we think is happening is that […]

SONG: Flip the Switch.

23 February 2008 grant b 0

SONG: “Flip the Switch” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “Deep brain stimulation may help Alzheimer patient’s memories”, Telegraph.co.uk, 31 January […]

SONG: You’ve Got Power

23 January 2008 grant b 0

SONG: “You’ve Got Power” [Download] (To download: right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: “PopSci’s Best of What’s New 2007: Innovators”, Popular Science, December 2007, […]