At the beginning of final month, an excellent collection of standard music entitled Now That’s What I Name Music! Zimmerli recommended a recording location with wonderful acoustics—Mechanics Corridor in Worcester, MA—the place they recorded Modern Music final fall. Picks from the album had been included in a spring 2011 program, Brad Mehldau and Mates, at Zankel Hall as part of Mehldau’s Carnegie Hall residency.
The VCS3 was weird, and it stands to cause that it ended up being such a science fiction normal. It was so quirky that almost all musicians could not even fathom the way to coax precise melodies out of it, prompting some to label it as a bulky, expensive effects unit. People who persevered had been rewarded, and the weird-sounding synthesizer was a bottomless treasure trove of weird pops, clangs and whines. The fact that you possibly can play it with a joystick, a la Led … Read More