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Now&Xen

Nov 30, 2018

What instruments are good for playing microtonal music and why? Can synthesizers be a useful tool for exploring xenharmonics? And what microtonal scales would be good for beginners to start experimenting? Other topics include: collecting musical instruments, kalimbas and mavila temperament, how well instruments can keep...


Nov 25, 2018

In this pilot episode of Now&Xen, Stephen Weigel and Sevish introduce the idea of microtonal and xenharmonic music, and discuss why musicians would want to use alternative tunings in their music. Other topics discussed include cultural learning, equal temperaments, traditional microtonal vs modern microtonal, gamelan...