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Rolf Gehlhaar: A Pioneer in Creative Music Technology

Rolf Gehlhaar: A Pioneer in Creative Music Technology

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-06-18

The latest article in the Journal of Creative Music Systems discusses the life and work of inventor, composer and musicologist Rolf Gehlhaar and his contributions to contemporary music and digital sound design.Gehlhaar was born in Breslau (Poland, 1943). In 1953, Gehlhaar and his parents, a rocket scientist and teacher of fine arts, emigrated to the USA, where he would study at Yale [...]

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Music Beyond Airports celebrates 10,000 Open Access reads!

Music Beyond Airports celebrates 10,000 Open Access reads!

Posted by Megan Taylor on 2020-02-03

Music Beyond Airports is an essay collection assembled from papers at the Ambient@40 International conference 2018 in Huddersfield. It celebrates Eno’s work and landmark release of Music for Airports in 1978, but also explores ambient music over the 40 years since that release. This publication examines the role of ambient music in society and culture and how it has developed over the past 40 [...]

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What role does ambient music have in society and in musical culture? A new book explores how the genre has developed over the last 40 years

What role does ambient music have in society and in musical culture? A new book explores how the genre has developed over the last 40 years

Posted by Megan Taylor on 2019-07-30

Today sees the release of a brand new book looking at how the genre of ambient music has developed over the last 40 years. Music Beyond Airports: Appraising Ambient MusicContributions by: Monty Adkins, Axel Berndt, Lisa Colton, Simon Cummings, Ambrose Field, Ulf Holbrook, Justin Morey, Richard Talbot, David ToopISBN10-13 eBook: 1862181616Print: 9781862181618Buy a print copyDownload the open [...]

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New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

Posted by Megan Taylor on 2018-07-23

We are delighted today to announce the publication of our newest book, a beautifully written collection edited by Geoffrey Cox and John Corner: Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience Buy the paperback version Download the open access version It has been a privilege to work with Geoffrey and John on this fascinating collection of essays, and we asked them to [...]

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New issue of the Journal of Creative Music Systems

New issue of the Journal of Creative Music Systems

Posted by Megan Taylor on 2017-09-19

We are excited to announce the second Volume of the Journal of Creative Music Systems is now out to read online. There are some great articles in this issue covering a range of exciting research including dance-driven music, models using deep learning and creative computer systems. All the articles are open access so can be read for free online. JCMS Volume 2 Issue 1 [...]

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