Chris and Matt go to the Palladium to sit down with Cake’s John McCrea! They talk the politics of being a musician, how Cake came to be and being on the road. Make sure to listen until the end for a couple songs from the sound check.
Frozen Music — Goethe said, “Architecture is frozen music.” I like that. Of course that was before audio recording, so now, for the most part, music is frozen music. It’s only very recently in the history of music that we’ve been able to freeze music into an object.
How Music Sampling Works — Today music sampling is a common practice, especially in electronic or hip-hop music. But how does it work? After all, other artists made the original music, and most of them would presumably like to be paid. Tune in to learn more about music sampling.
From art-school band Roxy Music via ‘ambient’ music to superstar record producer and sound theorist, Brian Eno is modern music’s most unlikely pop star.
Music and interview.