week 45

Bleep are now selling Traktor remix parts. Someone is going to solve the how-can-we-sell-parts problem soon, and it will make them rich.

– It’s grad recital season at the University of Victoria…and I have to congratulate the current crop of composers for their black-magic works. Alanna Ho, Stefan Maier, Jamie Hook, Lynne Penhale, Sara Page, Bob Hansler, and Ivana Jokic are the future of music.

– On the subject of composing, my friend Alex Jang sent me a gorgeous, shimmering new piece of his, which he spoke of as a slowing-down of his usually hyperdense music. So I did the same thing to a Brian Ferneyghouh string quartet.