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James Johnson mentioned using generative systems on some of his albums, and being a newbie I was intrigued to look into them. It's basically a system which you program to structure and control (with…Continue
Here's who is involved so far:Artwork (for first volume): Scott M2Project Manager (handling audio files, etc.): Geoff (apne sinn)Info Manager: Greg (eyes cast down)Artists: Aairria, Beed and Fascia,…Continue
Grumble grumble grumble... You have been warned.
As if the streaming world wasn't enough of a ripoff for artists, here's the latest, should've-seen-it-coming development. Our reporter is Projekt's Sam Rosenthal:
"Even with the drop in income at Projekt, I was starting to lean towards an "Oh, why not?" attitude about tracks at streaming sites. If you can't beat them join them. But this week, I went ape $hit and freaked! Why? Tethered Streams! I realized "streaming" is a false…Continue
This poem was published three times, making it one of my best-received. Another sad character study, like (though more unlike) Twilight Child; this described a flesh-and-blood person, not a fictional one. Between these two and Camille Claudel, there was a clear insanity theme running through my mind in those days. Hmmm… must’ve been my day…Continue
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Gabriela Montero. Baroque. The classical piano improviser turns her hand to masters such as Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Handel and Scarlatti, with delightful results. A perfect soundtrack to working out on the landing on a sunny day.
Itzhak Perlman, Daniel Barenboim, Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto. We had the pleasure of hearing Mr. Perlman play…Continue