“The Hidden Code,” a new album fusing science, poetry and music by international artist Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky
was inspired by Dartmouth College researchers. Listen here for free until September 2, 2016.
All music composed and produced by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky. ©2014 Subliminal Kid, Inc.; except the poems (track 1), ©2010 Marcelo Gleiser.
“The Hidden Code” was commissioned by the Dartmouth College Neukom Institute for Computational Science through its Director, Professor Dan Rockmore.
The Museum of Science Boston will host the premiere performance of “The Hidden Code” in the Charles Hayden Planetarium at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24. The album will be performed live by Miller, Alexander and Gleiser, accompanied by visuals produced by the planetarium’s award-winning staff. A Q&A with Miller and the Dartmouth scientists will follow the performance. For tickets and more information to the Museum of Science Boston premiere, visit www.mos.org.
More information: www.djspooky.com
Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is a composer, music producer, performer, multimedia artist and National Geographic Emerging Explorer. He has collaborated with an array of recording artists, from Metallica and Chuck D to Steve Reich and Yoko Ono. He is the author of Imaginary App, Rhythm Science, Sound Unbound and Book of Ice. www.djspooky.com.
Stephon Alexander is a theoretical physicist, tenor saxophonist and recording artist. He specializes in cosmology, particle physics and quantum gravity. He is the Ernest Everett Just 1907 Professor of Natural Sciences at Dartmouth and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer.
Marcelo Gleiser is a theoretical physicist specializing in particle cosmology. He is the author of The Island of Knowledge, A Tear at the Edge of Creation, The Prophet and the Astronomer, and The Dancing Universe. He is the founder of NPR's blog 13.7 on science and culture. He is the Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy and Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Dartmouth.
List of Dartmouth scientists interviewed by Miller for “The Hidden Code”: Physics and Astronomy: Stephon Alexander, Marcelo Gleiser, Miles Blencowe; Biological Sciences: Kathy Cottingham; Thayer School of Engineering: Tillman Gerngross; Mathematics and Computer Science: Dan Rockmore; Psychological and Brain Sciences: Peter Tse, Thalia Wheatley.