how to solve problems

This is a book by a man with the fantastic name of Wayne Wickelgren – and I want to mention it because Wickelgren was a…

the internet vs music, 2017

How do you release music on the internet in 2017?  We’ve got at least: Bandcamp Spotify / Apple Music / Tidal SoundCloud iTunes Resonate.io Mixcloud…

Drones

Saw a Leila Boudreuil show at Issue Project, which had some lovely guitar x cello drone moments going on. Also had my eye on the…

week 150

– The Fluid Piano is the best thing you’ll see all week, month, and maybe year. – I finished a small set of experiments using…

week 149

For, as ever, certain values of weeks. Ada Palmer’s TOO LIKE THE LIGHTNING is dazzling – so dazzling, in fact, that I don’t know if…

week 148

The Zont is a very neat synth concept – a cartridge-based sort of thing, which makes it both sort of modular, but not really Resonate.is has…

week 147

– In the middle of The End of The West, I went to Iceland!  I can recommend it. – Some fine Canadians are working on…

remix is gone, but amen is here

On May 31st, 2016 the track/upload endpoint will be removed from the public API of Spotify / The Echo Nest, ending an era. I don’t want…

week 146

– Another month, another amazing Monthly Music Hackathon. – Game Boy Phase. – Web Audio gets rewritten and looks ‘way better. – If you go…

week 143

– Systems thinking as LARP.  No, really. – At the last MMHD, Halley Young spoke about sonification of algorithms, and played a great example of running…