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Ethan Hein Podcasts

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ethan Hein. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ethan Hein, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Ethan Hein. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Ethan Hein, often where they are interviewed.

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60. Ethan Hein – Groove Pizza

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Ethan Hein is an adjunct professor of Music Tech at NYU. He's also the inventor of the Groove Pizza - a unique musical interface that decodes rhythm.

The post 60. Ethan Hein – Groove Pizza appeared first on MTF Labs.

Dec 06 2019 · 24mins
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#2 - Hip-Hop In Music Education, Music Education In Hip-Hop, with Ethan Hein

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Ethan Hein joins the show to talk about no less than the following: Ableton Live, bias in harmonic analysis, hip-hop in music education, music education in hip-hop, the racial politics of defining genre, white people covering hip-hop songs on acoustic instruments, basing a dissertation on blog posts, the aesthetics of dubstep and metal, and Ethan and Will Kuhn’s forthcoming book.


Show Notes:

-Animoog iOS app

-John Lee Hooker

-Howlin Wolf

-Philip Tag, musicologist 

-Old Town Road - Lil Nas X, ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

-Lil Nas X and the racial politics of country music -

-Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

-Hey Jude - The Beatles

-Naima -

-Steven Feld, ethnomusicologist

-Animals as Leaders

-Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Metal Cover - Leo Moracchioli

-Chris Thile covering Kendrick Lamar’s Alright on Prarie Home Companion

-White people with acoustic instruments covering rap songs -

-Punch Brothers Covering Radiohead’s Kid A

-Biz Markie - Just A Friend

-Angel of Doubt - Punch Brothers

-Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites - Skrillex


-Why hip-hop is interesting -

App of the Week: OmniGraffle | Scrivener | Audacity

Album of the Week: untitled unmastered. - Kendrick Lamar

Where to Find Us:

Ethan Hein: Facebook | Twitter | Blog | SoundCloud

Robby Burns: Twitter | Blog


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Aug 25 2019 · 1hr 38mins
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Systemic Racism and Whiteness in Music Education, with Dr. Juliet Hess and co-host Ethan Hein

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Music Education doctoral candidate Ethan Hein recommends “Equity and Music Education: Euphemisms, Terminal Naivety, and Whiteness” by Juliet Hess, published in Action, Criticism & Theory for Music Education, 2017. Ethan and Finn interview Dr. Juliet Hess about this study and whiteness in music education, and addressing systemic racism from within our areas of academia.

Time Stamps

  • [0:00:10] Intro with Ethan Hein
  • [0:08:29] Interview: Dr. Juliet Hess, Background and Case Studies
  • [0:18:50] Interview: Multiculturalism and Music
  • [0:29:31] Interview: Whiteness in the Conservatory
  • [0:36:19] Interview: Context and Implications
  • [0:44:06] Interview: Future work
  • [0:51:50] Closing with Ethan Hein

Show notes

  • Recommended article:
    • Hess, J. (2017). Equity and Music Education: Euphemisms, Terminal Naivety, and Whiteness. Action, Criticism & Theory for Music Education, 16(3). (HTML, PDF)
  • Interviewee: Dr. Juliet Hess, Assistant Professor of Music Education at Michigan State University 
  • Co-host: Ethan Hein, Doctoral Candidate in Music Education at New York University (website, twitter)
  • Sources cited in the discussion:
    • Kendrick Lamar’s Alright (youtube)
    • Chris Thile’s performance on Prairie Home companion is no longer available
    • Emma Stevens – Blackbird by The Beatles sung in Mi’kmaq (youtube)
      • Correction: this performance is from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, not Newfoundland where there has been controversy around seal hunting. Both provinces are within the ancestral territory of Mi’kmaq People.
    • Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo. 2006. Racism without racists: Color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in the United States. 2nd edition. Toronto, ON: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (Publisher page)
    • Juliet Hess (2018) Interrupting the symphony: unpacking the importance placed on classical concert experiences, Music Education Research, 20:1, 11-21, DOI: 10.1080/14613808.2016.1202224 (HTML)
    • Juliet Hess’ new book: 
      • Hess, Juliet. (2019) Music Education for Social Change: Constructing an Activist Music Education,  Routledge (Publisher page)


The So Strangely Podcast is produced by Finn Upham, 2019. The closing music includes a sample of Diana Deutsch’s Speech-Song Illusion sound demo 1.

Jun 13 2019 · 53mins
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#56: Ethan Hein- Music Professor, NYU Doctoral Fellow, Blogger

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Ethan Hein teaches music technology NYU and Montclair State University. His blog covers all kinds of related topics on music theory and technology. Ethan's work is a must for anyone looking to go deep into studying music and the culture surrounding it.

Ethan and I had a great conversation about creating music, overcoming obstacles, and finding meaning in one's work. I really enjoy how Ethan is able to tie together concepts and illuminate new ways of understanding what music means and how it impacts us and reflects the state of our world. 

Listen on iTunes or Stitcher or Google Play

Show Notes:

Ethan Hein Blog- Tons of great writings on all things making music.

NYC Ableton Live User Group- Full video of an advanced user group meeting, featuring Ethan Hein, Ben Casey, Thomas Piper, and AfroDJMac.

Disquiet- The work of Mark Weindenbaum, where you can find the weekly Junto Project Ethan spoke about.

33 1/3- A series of books about albums.

Music Technology Syllabus- Ethan's syllabus for his Music Tech course at New York University.

Apr 05 2018 · 1hr 13mins
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#14 Jarritt Sheel & Ethan Hein - HipHop Music Ed

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Jarritt Sheel and Ethan Hein are music educators based in New York currently working and studying at NYU. We talk about the role of HipHop and Pop in music education, Thundercat, Trap music, and why so many people have stopped studying music.

Twitter: @jsheelmusic
Twitter: @ethanhein

The I Wish I Didnt Quit Podcast gets inside the minds of musicians and other creatives and is hosted by Nate Holder.

IG @iwishididntquitpodcast
Twitter @iwishididntquit
Nov 20 2017 · 1hr 23mins