Electronically Amused

Monday, September 28, 2009 at 5:50 am

You know what it’s like when music, sound, and the related equipment just amuse you beyond words?? You just want to sit there all day and fuck with it.

How to: Prodigy – Smack My Bitch Up

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 11:26 pm

prodigy — smack my bitch up

The Holy Grail of the Unconscious

Friday, September 18, 2009 at 2:19 am

Charming NY Times Article that got me thinking about where I’m going with this music stuff.

On Being An Unprofessional Musician

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 5:46 pm

Just write the best music you can, and leave it at that.

Circuit Bending, SDIY — Worth The Hassle?

Monday, September 7, 2009 at 8:00 am

More and more these days, you hear about people turning to Circuit Bending for strange and unique sounds. Synth Do-It-Yourself (building your own music electronics) is the step after Circuit Bending. Are either worth the effort? What sort of ROI do you get? Where to start?

How To Write Music

Sunday, September 6, 2009 at 5:30 pm

There’s no step-by-step formula for music. Almost everyone picks up on this intuitively… yet, people will still ask, “How do you write music? Where do I start?”

Bottled Lightning

Saturday, September 5, 2009 at 5:12 pm

Sometimes, you do a jam, and it’s magic. Lightning in a bottle. There’s some inexplainable quality to it, kind of like what sets “Excalibur” apart from “a sword”. It becomes an artifact. If you’ve had it happen, you’ll know what I mean.

Nice article on Lucid Dreams / Aphex

Friday, September 4, 2009 at 5:13 pm

More than an Aphex interview. Lovely, thoughtful intro with some background on electronic music and lucid dreams, followed by some words from Sir Richard on the topic.

What Does Acid Smell Like?

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 8:36 pm

Music is an experience, and in order to create a rich experience, we must experience as much as possible ourselves.