Technological and musical development in hiphop

The Adjustments of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel.

Time: Wed 2019-12-04 12.15 - 13.00

Lecturer: Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Location: Sydöstra galleriet/South East Gallery

Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen

DJ Grandmaster Flash was recently awarded the Polar Music Prize, much because of his approach to new technology. At the same time, he represents a style of music associated with the archaic vinyl record.

What has happened in the 40 years since the record player began to be used as a musical instrument? Is it the technology or the music that drives the development?

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