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Patch, Justin

Designing interactive digital installation for human-human interaction in live music events

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2016-January-01
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In the 21st century, there is a strong trend of the audience's personal technology-dependent behavior in live music events, specifically music concerts and music festivals. This project, <em>Interplaying, </em>investigates the way technology is used to encourage the audience's human-human interaction...

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How The Interface of Music Production Software Influences Behavior

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2023-April-21
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My thesis examines how musical tools (particularly digital ones, such as Digital Audio Workspaces (DAWs), Virtual Studio Technology (VSTs), virtual instruments, and plug-ins) affect music production (the producers themselves and the sounds produced) through the tools’ variances in user interface...

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Playin' tha game: the role identity plays in b-ball players' and gangsta rappers' public stances on black sociopolitical issues

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2016-January-01
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"Playin' Tha Game" explores the connections between black gangsta rappers, black basketball stars, and the degree to which they are vocal about black sociopolitical issues. Specifically the 1992 Dream Team members and L.A. based gangsta rappers were studied. Through analysis...

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Recording COVID-19: "Escape" an Autobiographical Graphic Novel on Pandemic Experiences

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2021-January-01
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This senior project includes a project statement and an autobiographical graphic novel that documents the author's personal experience during the pandemic. The purpose of this project is to reflect on the continuing situation of the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, it hopes...

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Shifting music culture in the age of streaming

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2017-January-01
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This thesis investigates why music streaming services are so popular, beyond their affordability, and the ways in which streaming is shifting music culture. Certain aspects of listening culture which we tend to understand as originating from streaming services, specifically the...

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