When discussing music and sound Tape refers Magentic Tape, a technology for capturing and recording sound. Magnetic tape was invented in 1928 in Germany and is made up of a…

Fortsätt läsa Tape


A style of music that developed from the mixture of electronic music and African styles. It is repetitive instrumental music, often with a strong beat. It developed because of the…

Fortsätt läsa Techno

Text-sound Composition

This is ‘an in between art form’ that involves the sounds of the spoken voice and eventually other vocal utterances as the primary source material for composition. Some text-sound works…

Fortsätt läsa Text-sound Composition


The colour or quality of a sound. It is used as a term to describe all of the properties of sounds that cannot be described using other terms (such as…

Fortsätt läsa Timbre


A manipulation in which the Duration of a sound is altered. Time stretching can be used to make sounds longer or shorter. Time-stretching can be done on its own using digital technology,…

Fortsätt läsa Time-Stretching


A manipulation in which the pitch of a sound is altered.  Transpose means to increase or decrease the pitch of a sound. If the pitch is increased, the sound becomes…

Fortsätt läsa Transposition


A regular change in Amplitude that can be applied to any sound. This creates a wobbling effect similar to Flanging. NOT to be confused with Vibrato.

Fortsätt läsa Tremolo


Truncate is a function that allows you to make a sound shorter, by removing sections from one (or both) of its ends.

Fortsätt läsa Truncate


A turntablist is a musician who conceives the scratching and mixing of records on a twin-deck turntable as an artistic and expressive medium. Turntablism is the process of creating music…

Fortsätt läsa Turntabalism