Tag Archives: Jonathan Coulton

Grid Sequencers

The first time I ever saw a Tenori-On was at the Hollywood House Of Blues in the hands of Jonathan Coulton. He used it to play My Monkey. I knew what the crazy Lite-Brite sequencer thing was, because it was designed by Toshio Iwai, the man behind the Nintendo DS “game” Electroplankton. Back in 2008, […]

Stereo Is Overrated

Today, 2009-09-09 is Beatles day (get it? Number NIne… Number Nine… Number Nine…). Which means new versions of their albums have been released. Most of the attention has been placed on the new version of Rock Band that uses Beatles songs – and I wouldn’t be surprised if this is what ended up making the […]

There’s Something Wrong In My Mind

I don’t think I’ve complained about 3D (that is, stereoscopic imagery) much on this blog, but if I have, you may safely ignore it. 3D is all the rage in Hollywood right now, with enough theatrical 3D releases this year to provide real competition for 3D screens (Neil Gaiman warned via Twitter that Coraline would […]

Ukulele

Given my focus on non-realtime music, it is odd that my most recent obsession is with ukuleles. Neither grade school piano lessons nor a University rock guitar god fantasy turned me into much of a musical performer. I can play a piano, of course – it is a very simple instrument – but just because […]

JoCo & Co.

A year ago today, Jonathan Coulton came to play at the House Of Blues on the Sunset Strip. It was the most enjoyable experience seeing a show at the House Of Blues, and I would have gladly returned for tonight’s edition of JoCo & Co. However, it was not necessary, as they played at the […]