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Ethical Sampling

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2:01 pm

Along with the release of my album Sampled Library, I wanted to write up some thoughts about sampling I’ve had kicking around my head. The sampler is a relatively recent invention: showed up in the late 60s, affordable by plonkers in the 80s, and gutted by legal nonsense the 90s. In between the last two […]

Free Agent

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm

I wake up every day, and there is stuff to do; things to make. I use tools to make things and do stuff, because they accelerate and expand what I am individually capable of. One such tool is the computer. I get an amazing amount of stuff done on computers, and I’ve come to rely […]

If Microsoft Were A Pizza Parlour

Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 8:36 pm

This is a rant that has been over 20 years in the making. By and large, I’m a quiet lad; I keep to myself. But, things are coming to a head, so here it is (and I pray to God I don’t get sued for expressing my opinions): If Microsoft were a pizza delivery place, […]