SU Design Professor Zeke Leonard demonstrates one of his intonarumori instruments. He recreated the instruments from Luigi Russolo ’s original designs. This one is a wooden box with a lever, hand crank, and a cone-like attachment designed to create unusual-sounding “music.”
A century ago an unusual musical experiment took place that generated howls of protest and actual fistfights from the audience. Now in 2014 that same experimental music genre is making a comeback at Syracuse University – and is still raising eyebrows.
As Ken Scott was in the infancy as a Music Recording Engineer, call it fate, his biggest break came by working with those Four Lads from Liverpool that would become the most influential group of all time. So, the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles has him looking back in time at the group that forever changed his life at the ripe age of 16.
Listen to the story about Recording Engineer Ken Scott
Hear the full interview with Ken Scott and WAER's John Smith.
On this week's episode, we learn a little bit about one of the rising young stars in the music industry...Sherma Andrews as she prepares to perform in Syracuse this coming Sunday February 16th at the Sheraton Syracuse University. Sherma is the latest guest on my "Take Ten" segment where you'll learn a variety of interesting tidbits including who she would want to take a cross country drive with...hint hint...he's the leader of the free world. Enjoy!