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  • Associate Professor Kenny McAlpine

    Associate Dean, Research; Melbourne Enterprise Fellow (Interactive Composition), Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne

  1. 4 March 2021 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Human after all

    French music duo Daft Punk’s robot alter-egos are testament to the freedom artists can exploit when free of themselves, says a University of Melbourne expert,

  2. 31 December 2020 - COVID-19

    Part 3: Things we know at the end of 2020

    In Part 3, University of Melbourne experts share what they've learned in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic that they had absolutely no clue about before.

  3. 17 December 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    All I want for Christmas is … an earworm

    Christmas songs package up the joy the ‘ideal’ day into a three-minute ditty. But a University of Melbourne expert explains why those earworms are so annoying.

  4. 30 September 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The joy of becoming a horrible goose

    A University of Melbourne experts says the new genre-defying videogame, Untitled Goose Game, combines old-school playability and contemporary technology.

  5. 16 August 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Game over? Not yet…

    Old tech hacked and reimagined by musicians as Chiptune music, harks back to the lateral thinking that gave us the Game Boy, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 15 July 2019 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Echoes in the void

    A University of Melbourne expert explores the sounds of space as NASA releases a collection of space sounds to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings.

  7. Podcast17 April 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Giving games their sound

    They're in the background and under your skin and make computer games sing. University of Melbourne expert Professor Kenny McAlpine tells us all about chiptunes