Monthly Archives: May 2018


Finishing up the semester by talking about the final assignment and what we need to do and how to do it

Garage Band tutorial again

Was shown the music our professor made and how to incorporate the different instruments

Start project


-Talked about more effects we can use for our final project on garage band

-Georgia tom, texas tommy

-myles davis, bill adams

-multi track tape- 1970s -24 different tracks

-mixing board- 1980s

-drummer does not need to be “good”


In today’s class, we went over the final assignment. We went onto Garage Band and learned different tools to use for our project


Going to need to start thinking about what I want to do for the final assignment


Incorporate what we have learned into the project and write/annotate the project process and what I have learned about music and the past


Two kinds of compression

-data compression

-dynamic range depression


two kinds of sampling

-digital audio


loops of tape triggered by a key


digital smaplers had become affordable by the late 1980s

E-mu SP 1200


Armen Boladian, owner of George Clinton’s music


Dennis Dito – father of the encyclopedia

Wants to create a single book with everything you need to know in the world

Organize knowledge

28 volumes

respectable middle class typically had one

educated people owned one – were respected if they had one

hypertext –

you will get a better result with a large group of people, versus a group with few experts


Freedom O- the freedom to run the program for any purpose

Freedom 1- the freedom to study how the program works and change it to make it do what you wish

Freedom 2- the freedom to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor

Freedom 3- the freedom to improve the program and release your improvements to the public so the whole community benefits

“Microsoft word violates the uses of the 4 freedoms”


8thmost visited site in the world – Wikipedia


digital scavenger hunt


In today’s class, we talked about African Americans and the question, “can African Americans join the Confederate army”. People, including African Americans argue that some African Americans fought for the Confederate army. Why do they join? Their homes are being invaded by the North. Also get pay and venture.


50,000 African Americans fought for the Confederacy


Risk factor for African Americans joining the army à3,000 were armed with guns, so they must’ve not hated slavery


Regime of white supremacy is what they are fighting for.


Camps are a disaster for the army health. There are thousands upon thousands of males in an area with slaughtered animals and on top of each other, so sanitation was a huge issue.