Music

Focus Raw

BY GIANNA BÄRTSCH ___ Everything begins in a raw state. It is the starting point, the point of departure. This issue focuses on the raw and leads back to or...

A song is never finished

Fine-tuning “Flares”: singer Silas Kutschmann and sound engineer Yves Gerber at work. Photograph: Johannes Dietschi ZHdK They storm the charts and become ca...

Top of Zett Online 2019

The 10 most-read Zett articles in 2019 Zett, the magazine of Zurich University of the Arts, supported numerous faculty and student projects also in 2019. The T...

Polyphonic Drawing?

http://vimeo.com/259466035 Tobias Gutmann, what is polyphonic drawing? Polyphonic drawing is a graphic-musical dialogue between improvisational saxophonist Pa...

Focus Longing

BY ANDREA ZELLER ___ A strain in the chest, the insatiable desire for a state that eludes precise description: who doesn’t know the feeling of longing? Phot...

Artificial creativity?

When robots learn to croon: “Robalz” by Daniel Bisig and Tatsuo Unemi explores strong artificial creativity. Photograph: Daniel Bisig Daniel Bisig, what is ar...

Who still listens to CDs?

Art object and business card: The CD assumes new roles for music professionals in the digital age. Illustration: Chloé Braunschweiger, Pascal Sennhauser It’...