Today we will examine and discuss mechanical reproduction in light of contemporary music and sound practices. Can reproduced sound have an aura? What makes turntablism an artistic medium? What are the aesthetic differences between sampling and music production and sampling during turntable performance?
Case Study #1 – Sampling and Music/Technological Production: JDilla, Music Producer and Beatmaker
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Case Study #2 – Sampling and Music/Technological Performance
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