Category Archives: Interviews

Interview with SEAMUS

Screenshot of SEAMUS interview

Interview with Ted Coffey for the Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) on composing across genres and working with electronic musical instruments, including the ARP 2500.

Artist case study in The Digital Musician, 3rd ed., Routledge

In August 2018, Cover of Andrew Hugill, The Digital Musician, 3rd ed.Routledge published Andrew Hugill’s 3rd edition of The Digital Musician, an “introductory textbook for creative music technology and electronic music courses. Written to be accessible to students from any musical background, this book examines cultural awareness, artistic identity and musical skills, offering a system-agnostic survey of digital music creation. Each chapter presents creative projects that reinforce concepts, as well as case studies of real musicians and discussion questions for further reflection.”

Read the interview with Tara Rodgers and access other artist case studies online.

Interview: Analog Tara (Truants)

Analog Tara interview at Truants“Now based in Washington, DC, Rodgers has come off a 15-year hiatus from releasing recordings as Analog Tara with a new EP, titled Fundamentals, on the DC label 1432 R. Fundamentals is an amalgamation of the artist’s influences and personal experiences, exploring everything from techno, electro, analog sound sources, jazz, funk keyboard performance, sound art and explorations of sound as sculptural material. The music is soulful, serene and celebratory, featuring jubilant rhythms, magnetic synths and an overall free-flowing energy. …

In the following interview, we delve into her childhood interactions with music and technology, the impact of women on her work, her creative processes and inspirations, and the role of online communities and feminism in electronic music. …”

Read the interview with Truants.

Building Curriculum Diversity: Pink Noises (Interview)

Pink Noises on NewMusicBox

“There has been a lot of talk in the past year about the need for greater gender and racial diversity in programming from large performance organizations… For this series on building curriculum diversity, I interviewed various scholars, performers, and educators who have been creating wonderful resources that highlight these often ignored communities.

Tara Rodgers is a performer, composer, and scholar based in D.C. Her book Pink Noises: Women on Electronic Music and Sound is a collection of interviews with some of the greatest minds in electronic music today. She generously agreed to an in-depth interview over email…”

Read the interview with Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti on NewMusicBox.