Visualizing Repetition in Music

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Repetitive lyrics in pop songs has always been a sore spot for the music snobs of the world. But is repetitiveness really a negative thing? How present are these repetitive trends anyways? And how can we begin to measure or visualize the repetitiveness in songs? Colin Moris set out to answer some of these questions by… Read more »

Evaluating Video Games: The Wide Wide World of Narrative

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Interpreting Video Games Video games stand as an utterly unique medium in today’s world. Nothing else comes close to what they offer and what they achieve. No other medium involves the same level of artistic interactivity and audience-driven design. It is for this reason that both ludological and narratological studies fundamentally fail in regards to video games;… Read more »

Denton Music, Mapped

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  Denton, Texas has been home to a thriving music scene for decades, owing in large part to the consistent stream of talent and creativity which UNT’s music programs have attracted. The stories of many prominent performers are fairly common knowledge, including those of Norah Jones, Pat Boone, Roy Orbison, the One O’Clock Lab Band,… Read more »

Project Profile: Organs of the Soul

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Screen capture of “The Voice in Music” from Organs of the Soul What is it? Dr. Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden (UNT College of Music) created Organs of the Soul: Social Networks in Eighteenth-Century Paris when she was a Ph.D. candidate in musicology at Duke University. The goal of this interactive multimedia project is to historically and culturally situate… Read more »