Wired UK on Tod Machover’s Music Projects

The November issue of Wired UK is devoted to the M.I.T. Media Lab. Fun to see so many friends and colleagues profiled in it! The article on Tod Machover provides a grand sweep of his career, from Tod's first encounter with the 4X synthesizer at IRCAM to his current work on "A Toronto Symphony" and …

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Lefsetz Letter from Singapore

On his recent journey to Singapore, Tod met more than the usual quota of intriguing figures from the world of music and digital entertainment. One of them was Bob Lefsetz, an entertainment lawyer whose take-no-prisoners blog Lefsetz Letter is reputed to be the most widely read in the music industry. Described by Wired magazine as …

Prague Quadrennial coverage

Lighting and Sound magazine has published its report on the Prague Quadrennial conference (from page 110). The event held in June 2011 is one of the world's foremost gatherings of theater lighting and sound professionals. Starting on page 113, the article summarizes Tod Machover's talk, which focused on how technologies such as Hyperinstruments, Hyperscore and disembodied …

Library of Congress podcast: Interview with Tod Machover

Tod Machover delivered a lecture earlier this year for the Library of Congress "Music and the Brain" series. In this interview, Tod talks about his interest in developing technology to bring musical experiences to all kinds of people. He describes how hyperinstruments were originally developed for work commissioned by virtuosi like Yo-yo Ma. This approach evolved …

Rethink Music – Interview with Tod Machover

Update: Check out Billboard Magazine's write-up from Day 1 of "Rethink Music": In Panels And Lightning-Quick Collaborations, Rethink Music Conference Explores The Future And follow @OperaFuture tweets about the conference, which we will be following sporadically through the day. Inside Rethink 2011: Tod Machover on Hyperinstruments

BBC News article – Is music going back to its roots?

Death and the Powers was recently featured in a BBC News article entitled Is music going back to its roots?, the last of a five-part series exploring the intersection of technology and culture. In the article, Tod Machover discusses the coalescence of modern music and technology, the challenges auto-tune has brought to the new generation of …