Author: Alek Nybro

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Synesthesia Live releases their biggest update yet!

“It’s finally yours.” Theron Pray, founder of Synesthesia Live, released this statement following the V1.11 update.

Synesthesia Live is in the business of making concerts a submersing auditory and visual experience. The team has been “nose-to-the-grindstone” all summer in order to create this revolutionary step forward.

The software has been implemented at Euphoria Fest, the Oregon Eclipse Festival, Sonic Bloom Festival, and it’s only expected to snowball from here!

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OV Recommends: The Botolph Jazz Trio

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.”

This quote was said by the esteemed jazz trumpeter, composer, and vocalist, Louis Armstrong. With jazz, it’s not about knowing; it’s about hearing and learning. The saying that all great writers were first great readers resonates with music, too. All great musicians were first great listeners.

Find out what jazz is all about and come down to Coffee Shark on 2222 and listen to Austin’s own, Botolph Jazz Trio.

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Beats, binary, and how it affects the modern listener

01001101 01110101 01110011 01101001 01100011

For those of you who’re not quite fluent in binary, it spells “music”.

These strands of eight digit lines consisting of 1s and 0s have completely altered the way that music is transferred from its source to our ears.

There are a few key advances in music technology since the turn of the 20th century that have broken the most ground in improving our listening experience…