The hobby of producing personal electronic music has been around for less than a decade. The Macbook Laptops of the late 90’s that had the computing power large enough to handle multi-bit programs such as Logic, Sonar, Cubase, and Ableton Live brought the raw energy of production-power Digital Audio Workstations
The Monikers, a four-piece band hailing from Boston, recently debuted a five track EP entitled Taliesin West. Peter Chiman PO ’12, The Monikers’s guitarist, began playing with bassist Tim Marchetta-Wood and singer/songwriter Francis Anderson in high school. Drummer Erica Warner joined the band after the trio went off to college.
In 2004, independent music producer Mark Johnson began a project that he thought could change the world for the better. Johnson picked up a camera and set off around the world, grabbing astoundingly true-to-life footage of musicians playing their culturally diverse interpretations of the same songs. His Playing for Change
Rhodessa Jones’s solo dance and theater performance, Life on the Swerve: Observations from that Place Where the World Weeps, was performed Oct. 5 at Garrison Theater at Scripps. The show is the culmination of years of Jones’s work with incarcerated women around the world, specifically in countries including South Africa