Sunday, May 31, 2015

Sunday Session: May 31, 2015

William Parker
For your Sunday reading, here are some interesting music-related items that have hit StLJN's inbox over the past week:

* Pop Music Is More About Advertising Now Than Before — And Nobody Realizes It (
* Artist's Profile: John Luther Adams, Composer (Classical Connections)
* The Imitation Archive Part 1: recording the sounds of the world's first computers (British Library Sound and vision blog)
* The Imitation Archive Part 2: making music from the sounds of the world's first computers (British Library Sound and vision blog)
* DrumPants 2.0 is a wearable controller that turns your body into an instrument (Fact magazine)
* The best free music production software (Fact magazine)
* Daniel Barenboim designs 'radical' new piano (BBC)
* Detroit jazz trumpet legend Marcus Belgrave dies at 78 (Detroit Free Press)
* ‘Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution’ Review (Wall Street Journal)
* Record Store Day to expand with weekly event Vinyl Tuesday (Consequence of Sound)
* Ornette Coleman Sues Over Release of “New Vocabulary” Album (Jazz Times)
* Ornette Coleman Lawsuit Against Antibalas' Jordan McLean: Both Sides Weigh In (Billboard)
* A new Near South Side park named for jazz master Fred Anderson (Chicago Tribune)
* Songwriters And Streaming Services Battle Over Decades-Old Decree (NPR)
* AUM Fidelity to Release 3-CD William Parker Box (Jazz Times)
* One industry expert offers his plan to help country radio: Fewer songs by women (Washington Post)
* For Jack DeJohnette, A Chicago Homecoming Brought A Reunion With Old Friends (NPR)
* Cline Makes Big Impression at Quebec’s Victoriaville Festival (DownBeat)

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