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Friday, February 20 • 9:45am - 11:15am
Making Music and Music as Making

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Making Music and Music as Making

Community Notes

Many who do not identify themselves as musicians still interact with music through making mix tapes, burning CD mixes, and creating playlists, while musicians often don't think of their creative output as "making" because their creations in the digital world often exist only at the file level or someone else is actually doing the physical making for them (a record label, a pressing plant, etc.). At NC State we attempt to bridge multimedia making with newer "maker" elements through digital and analog media production workshops that result in physical mix tapes (on cassettes!), Arduino workshops that result in new instruments that can be recorded and added to existing songs, basic audio production workshops that lead to Makerspace made lasercut records from original, in-library recorded material, and more. We will discuss all of these, set up and play with some of the technology, and show how these elements can be used to help patrons both make music and use music to make.

Session Organizers
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Jason Evans Groth

Digital Media Librarian, NCSU Libraries
Jason Evans Groth is the User Experience Librarian for Digital Media at NCSU Libraries in Raleigh, NC. As part of the User Experience department he helps to support the Hunt and Hill Library Music Rooms, Media Production Studios, Digital Media Lab, and other creative multimedia spaces. He earned his MIS/MLS from the School of Library and Information Science at Indiana University in May of 2013. At IU he was the graduate assistant for the Media... Read More →

Friday February 20, 2015 9:45am - 11:15am
Cherokee Ballroom

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