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Oscar's Song Crop Ranges from 'Simple' to Complex

This year’s batch of Oscar original song nominees represents quite the motley crew, with an operatic aria on one end of the spectrum and a bumping, post-coital soul track on the other. 643 more words


The Little Match Girl Passion

The Little Match Girl Passion

Music by David Lang


RNCM Concert Hall, 20 October 2015

The evening began with a performance of Bach’s motet, … 108 more words

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How to investigate the bottom of the ocean -- without getting wet

Forget aerial drones. Underwater drones are where the action’s at, at least according to OpenROV founder and TED Fellow David Lang.

Imagine climbing into the cockpit of your own personal submarine, zooming and diving through the depths of the ocean and exploring otherwise-unreachable underwater worlds — all without needing to know how to swim. 750 more words


“Do-It-Together”: It doesn’t sound as fancy as DIY, but it’s how things work

David Gauntlett is a professor of Media and Communications at the University of Westminster in London, United Kingdom. As a media theorist and sociologist, Gauntlett studied the impact of media since his early carrier beginnings. 1,157 more words

What's Her Name?

Book: Black Swan Green

Author: David Mitchell

Music: Virginia Plain

Composer/Artist: Roxy Music

This is where my childhood clashes with my grown-up professional life. Brian Eno was an essential part of early Roxy Music, including playing on this driving 1973 song from the Bryan Ferry-led band. 175 more words


New Music from Bryce Dessner

Getting commissioned to write a percussion piece to be paired with your mentor David Lang’s the so-called laws of nature is a pretty impressive vote of confidence. 167 more words

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