Category Archives: music

Dual Preoccupations

Bacchus from The Animation Workshop on Vimeo. The coniunctio happens in the underworld, it happens in the dark when there is no light shining any more. When you are completely out and consciousness is gone, then something is born or … Continue reading

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Guitars vs Erasure

Henry Grimes-bass, Chad Taylor-drums Trump’s great political insight was that Obama’s time in office inflicted a profound psychological wound upon many white Americans, one that he could remedy by adopting the false narrative that placed the first black president outside … Continue reading

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Almost Random MadLib

Imagine if academics sat down with ordinary people like you and me and ironed out some real solutions to our capital gains crisis. With the election season over, maybe you’ve forgotten about capital gains, but I certainly haven’t. It would … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Thelonious Monk

I first heard Thelonious Monk in 1970, several years before I put my jazz head on. Probably it was my classmate Warren who auditioned an LP track. I don’t recall which one. I didn’t care for it. However, in the … Continue reading

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Sound of the Spontaneous

Psychedelic Blues from Drew Christie on Vimeo. Captain Beefheart was asked what the greatest concert he ever saw, and he answered something like this: Thelonious Monk was to play a solo piano concert at an old Victorian theatre in San … Continue reading

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Sound and Sense

Music of the Spheres from Emic Films on Vimeo. I say we are obviously as nature around us is. So that is also how our music is. But then our music must also be as we are (if two magnitudes … Continue reading

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Synchronicity and Wheels

Monday, February 13, I was driving to Wadsworth, listening to a CD, thinking about my livelihood as an artist–such as it is–and a tune started up from my single most favored rock record of all time, The Gilded Palace of … Continue reading

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Legacy Art Works #8 Desert Blues

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All Aboard

The Topological Media Lab (TML) was established in 2001 as a trans-disciplinary atelier-laboratory for collaborative research creation. In 2005, TML moved to Concordia University and the Hexagram research network in Montréal, Canada.Its projects serve as case studies in the construction … Continue reading

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Floating Gestures

IDEO: Each sphere is equipped with inertial motion sensors—acceleration, rotation, and the Earth’s magnetic fields—enabling the spheres to act as a gestural musical interface. The gestures are interpreted through machine learning and used to control an evolving soundscape. via Synthtopia … Continue reading

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Eno On Cybernetics and Music Making

This video is new to me and it provided a big wallop. In my framing of fortuity, contingency and fragility, I have only roughed out some of the implications for music making. B.E. helps move this forward during a really … Continue reading

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Old Music Renewed for the Adventurous Listener

My most accessible musical work, compiled into easy listening medleys; aimed at friends, the neophyte, the intrepid, and the unsuspecting. Plus: FREE DOWNLOAD genre: slow music, experimental, ambient Medley I. 1 (2001) Ancient Sanabad 4:29 2 (2009) Heldonsket 6:10 3 (2011) … Continue reading

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Moon, Other Side, Sound

Moon Gathering Eleanor Wilner, 1937 And they will gather by the well, its dark water a mirror to catch whatever stars slide by in the slow precession of the skies, the tilting dome of time, over all, a light mist … Continue reading

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Music – a year, a very good year

Hoon the Muso has posted a series of blog articles highlighting some of the music that brought him pleasure and provocation in 2014. –the series of posts, the so-called yearly recap– I have several alter-egos. These other meez each serve … Continue reading

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Confessions With Becker & Fagan

Forgive the snake handler for not knowing the distinction between Steely Dan and Duke Ellington.

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chaosmosis: the emergence of order from chaos, engendering new autopoietic entities

Aesthetic paradigm 1. In Guattari’s work, as opposed to scientific paradigms, paradigms that are schizoanalytic, rhizomatic, and chaosmic, involving processes rather than structures. psychoanalysis, which claimed to affirm itself as scientific, […] has everything to gain from putting itself under … Continue reading

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musicians with guns – overstepping artifacts

musicians with guns – overstepping artifacts from ricardo montalban on Vimeo.

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Kamelmauz Update

Nogutsnoglory Studio set up for live video and audio recording. The project for Jesper Nordin and Gestrument features three tracks, two of Gestrument for iPad, and one looped, processed 2 bars of pedal steel guitar, plus steel guitar atmospherics. I … Continue reading

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New Music From Kamelmauz – Apparently

My music making alter ego is: Kamelmauz. He does sonic experiments and lets me produce and issue them on Duty Free Records. Finally, these records are issued on Bandcamp, in one of two locations. Got it? There today exist fourteen … Continue reading

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Mandorla: Trailer

Mandorla – working trailer – CA from Roberto Miller on Vimeo. Mandorla Movement >>via Robert Rich Facebook; Robert is doing the music. comment: Life is a system of ‘now you see it,’ and ‘now you don’t.” Alan Watts

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