MIT Game Lab X Lewis Music Library: Disco & Games over IAP!

Resident Game Lab DJ/Research Scientist Philip Tan is hosting music listening sessions this IAP at the Lewis Music Library as part of his Discotheque: Music & Technology lecture series.

Today we heard about music media formats from vinyl to digital audio and the practices of crate digging, followed by a 60s Soul playlist.

Drop by for any of the next Thursday sessions, at the Lewis Music Library, lecture is 3-4pm, music is 4-5pm:

  • Jan 10: From vinyl to digital audio / Soul
  • Jan 17: Speakers and sound systems / Disco
  • Jan 24: Turntables and mixers / Hip-Hop
  • Jan 31: Computers and sampling / House & Techno

While you’re hearhere, maybe you want to check out one of the new board games and video games from the MIT Libraries‘ new games collection!

As Studio Manager for the MIT Game Lab, Rik Eberhardt spends his days playing Tetris: with people, boxes, tasklists, equipment, and time. When not staring at a spreadsheet trying to fit in another computer purchase, a last minute event budget, or placing undergraduate researchers on a Game Lab project, he's chipping away at spreadsheets on his DS, reproducing pixel-art in Picross and Picross 3D. His favorite moments on the job are working on projects with student workers and having fun social interactions forced on him despite his busy schedule. Contact him about research projects at the MIT Game Lab at gamelab-request@mit.edu

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