Monthly Archives: February 2011

RPM 2011 Entry Mailed

I dropped the padded envelope containing Music In 0xC Parts off at the post office this morning. I’ve been done for a week (not to brag) but needed to burn a few copies to CD for the RPM submission and a few friends. And to listen to in the car. These will likely be the […]

One More Thing About Those Radiohead WAVE Files

I was getting tired of analyzing WAVE files by hand with a hex editor. So I wrote a Perl script to do it. It parses through the RIFF file and it’s chunks, making sure the WAVE header exists and that it’s properly formed. Unexpectedly, I found another issue with the Radiohead The King Of Limbs […]

RPM 2011 Cover

February is wrapping up and I’m finishing my RPM Challenge. It’s a hour-long piece using my hex scale, modeling my idea of the Rhythmicon as described by Nicolas Slonimsky in Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey, and switching between different variations. I had planned on mixing in other elements (Theremin, noise toys and other electronic noise generators) […]

WAVE Files, Update

Based on the flurry of activity on my last post, it is clear that some are having problems with the Radiohead WAVE files. Not everyone is having trouble with them – I was able to convert the WAVE files to both FLAC and MP3 with no problems. I have listened to the entire album and […]

What’s Up With The WAV Files?

Paul McCartney and Radiohead have dallied in digital downloads in the past, and their strategy has changed over time. Radiohead’s new album The King Of Limbs is being released as a so-called “newspaper” album. I’m not quite sure what they mean by that. The physical album will be released April 9th, but the digital album […]