Curating The Week: Music-Related Stuff Online


1. A short documentary about the work of sound designers and editors.

“The answer to all sound design is: storytelling…Putting together a world that will suck you in.”

2. An article about Chicago’s juke music scene.

“The genre grew from speedy, repetitive ghetto house in the late 1990s and early 2000s, yet it also borrows from drum ’n’ bass with its double-time clave triplets, syncopated toms and huge sub-bass.”

3. An article about the psychoacoustics of rhythm programming.

“Swing is predominantly about timing, but in this article we’re going to look at how an understanding of certain psychoacoustic principles can affect our perception of the groove and timing of the beat. In other words, how changes in the level, length, tonality and pitch of parts of a rhythm alter the feel.”