We all utilise the internet, capitalising on ‘free’ nature of the system. However, in exchange for free use of closed internet services such as Facebook or google, these networks collect our metadata, taking a data tax if you will. That doesn’t seem too scary on the surface, but if you look into it a bit more,… Continue reading THE INTERNET IS FREE, or is it?
Welcome to the new age, where we are expected to be available 24/7 and the by-product of your labour is not a physical item as such, but rather a something intangible – information. In the modern life dominated by instant connectivity through the virtual world our society has responded to this instant global access by changing the way we approach the… Continue reading Working All The Time (The Life of Liquid Labour)
Shoutout to Ben Smit-Colbran for helping out with ideating chords for me to digitise. This composition draws upon cyberpunk elements, imagining a future where we have evolved beyond being just ‘human’, instead extracting our own thoughts and converting it to data, to grow and evolve through the internet. Utilising the affordances of a distributed network, the collective… Continue reading The Birth of AI
Apparently songs are my creative venture of choice lately – whether it be working on lyrics or messing around on the piano which leads to more musical ideas of course. Anywho, this one came about because I found a really nice four chord sequence. Apparently when I start humming over the chords, that’s enough to… Continue reading As Two
Remix – the idea started with music: sampling, mixing, creating new content using the old. This does not simply exist only in the medium of music, however it is the field I wish to explore, since I have musical background myself, and I am exploring this through my Digital Artefact. Of course, this is an… Continue reading Remix: New music from old content.
This Soundcloud podcast looks at copyright law in relation to music, and song sampling, giving a brief overview on how it is approached in our current society. Copyright is intended as a system which protects the original works of creators, and is designed to incentivise creation, however the system as it stands creates a group of… Continue reading Music Sampling and Copyright
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TRANSCRIPT: What is branding? Branding is not the logo, it is not the name, but rather it is a conceptual idea, which gives consumers ‘something to believe in’. It is a set of beliefs that open the door to a relationship with your audience. The name, the logo, the media…