The Nouveau Classical Project’s First Benefit and Award

The Nouveau Classical Project (NCP) is a New York-based organization presenting classical and new music in multidisciplinary projects that connect emerging composers with diverse audiences. Lead by pianist Sugar Vendil, NCP collaborates with composers to create music for live fashion shows—including those of CFDA winner Pamela Love, Project Runway winner Gretchen Jones. NCP is currently pursuing […]

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Apple’s Aural Skeuomorphism Lingers

“The future of mobile UI is not for our eyes and fingers only…” I have finally installed iOS 7 (beta 5—haven’t had time to follow up with the latest builds) and I am extremely enthusiastic about the whole thing: Same but very different, very gracious gestures and clever shortcuts, slimmer typography, play on transparencies, parallax, […]

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Google Glass Explorers Program: how much are you ready to pay to be cool?

So last Wednesday, I got a tweet from Google’s Project Glass: @tonalfreak You’re invited to join our #glassexplorers program. Woohoo! Make sure to follow us – we’ll DM in the coming weeks. — Google Glass (@googleglass) March 27, 2013 I had, indeed, “applied” to Google Glass by sending a tweet (including #ifIhadglass) back in February: it […]

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