Technological and musical development in hiphop
The Adjustments of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel.
Time: Wed 2019-10-09 12.15 - 13.00
Location: Sydöstra galleriet/South East Gallery
Lecturer: Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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?