Category Archives: Loop Music

More Notes on Indoctrinating Music with Real Emotion: Adrian Benavides Part 2

A few weeks ago, I  posted about a very moving blog post by Adrian Benavides, when discussing his new album – Same Time Next Time. Not only was I taken by the honesty and open way Adrian discussed the death … Continue reading

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An Overview of 2011

It is so long since I last blogged, so I thought this seemed a good time to set a new year’s resolution to upload a post at least once a week. So – here goes – a brief synopsis of … Continue reading

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Three Conference Papers in Four Weeks: The Details

Well, it is while since my last post. Over the last 4 weeks I have delivered three papers in three different countries. So – I thought I would give an overview of them here. The first was a paper entitled … Continue reading

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What Is A Loop In Music:what does it mean to us?

  I am currently getting ready to present a paper at the university of Liege with my colleague Ben Challis. It is  entitled The Impossible Made Real: A Typology of Loops and an exploration of the impact of immediacy and … Continue reading

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More Help Needed For Examples of Loops in Music

Ok – here is some more thoughts on the formulation of loops in music. As before, I would very much appreciate any additional examples you can offer me. See my earlier posts for more thoughts. All of the music is … Continue reading

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Jay Z – A Great Example of Loops

In order to begin the process of developing a typology of loops for the conference me and Ben Challis are doing in March, I thought a good start would be analysing some of the tracks of Jay Z’s The Black … Continue reading

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Muthspiel and Blade

For anyone interested in checking out some great music, I can only recommend listening to the work of Austrian guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel. I have included an amazing session he recorded with Brian Blade below, followed by a Spotify link for … Continue reading

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