Although it’s obvious that the most exciting news this week is the arrival of Call & Response‘s newest print issue, some other intriguing things have also happened this week. Here’s a selection:
Well worth checking out is this new single from two veteran collaborators Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, Broken Bells, and the Jay-Z/Beatles mashup project The Grey Album) and Jack White (The White Stripes, The Dead Weather): Two Against One. The forthcoming album, Rome, is a collaboration between Danger Mouse and composer Daniele Luppi, inspired by Ennio Morricone’s spaghetti Western soundtracks and including contributions from Jack White Norah Jones. You can read an interview with Danger Mouse and composer Daniele Luppi here.
The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s ProfHacker blog has a profile on Jack Dougherty, a professor at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, whose course focus on digital technologies for collaborative writing, including CommentPress, Zotero, and Anthologize. While Zotero may be more useful to you academic types, Anthologize and CommentPress both look like very appealing options for would-be creative collaborators.