Tag: music

  • Press Play: What do Stanford students and DJs prefer in party music?

    ‘Press Play’ is a column that seeks to spotlight people of Stanford and the collections of songs that power them through their days. Each installation will feature different Stanford students, faculty members or affiliates, and highlight a playlist that is meaningful to them and their experiences on the Farm. From Eurotrash to nights at Enchanted…

  • From Biiig band to open mics: The unsung heroes of Stanford’s music scene

    With no plans on a Friday night, you venture to CoHo for a warm drink, where you are treated to student bands’ live performances. These performances are a subset of many events — such as concerts and open mic nights — made possible by several student musicians and audio engineers tinkering behind the scenes.  After…

  • Computer music center composes and codes unique paths

    Nestled serenely atop the hill behind Florence Moore Hall is The Knoll, which houses Stanford’s Center for Computer Research and Acoustics (CCRMA) — a central location for discovery in the realm of music technology.  CCRMA (pronounced like “karma”) is a hub for the implementation of computer-based technology into artistic mediums, bringing together composers and researchers…

  • Thank you for the music: Bands at Stanford and Berkeley thrive despite rough odds

    As annual debates over academic and social superiority resurface between Stanford and Cal students amid the buzz of the Big Game, the culture surrounding student bands and musicians at the two universities suggests the Bay’s notorious collegiate rivals have more in common than meets the eye — or the ear, for that matter. While the…