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October 31, 2015
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Make the present your past, enter the flux before it gets frozen over, write about change, write about transformation. William H. Gass

September 13, 2015
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If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music. Marcus Brigstocke

May 25, 2015
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So, real musical rhythm comes when you listen to the note that’s been played before you, and you know when and where to place your note—and you listen to the note that comes after! This is how ensembles swing […] … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
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Our imaginations, haunted by the old archetypes, have remained far behind the sophistication of the machines. The various attempts to integrate modern science into new myths remain inadequate. Meanwhile abstraction has invaded all the arts, contemporary architecture in particular. Pure … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
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Our struggle is to open every moment and fill it with an activity that does not contribute to the reproduction of capital. Stop making capitalism and do something else, something sensible, something beautiful and enjoyable. Stop creating the system that … Continue reading

July 20, 2013
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Our language is in a state of vast humiliation, it no longer describes the world in which we live. It describes a world that’s not here any more. Godfrey Reggio You have to be writing for the future, not the … Continue reading

June 9, 2013
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The background to the organized sound of Gregorian chant, in a mediaeval monastic community, was not random noise. Silence—the silence of nature itself, in which the random noises of culture were swallowed up—was one of the facts of mediaeval life, … Continue reading

December 6, 2012
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When music occupies so much cultural space, you yearn for any noise that wasn’t meant to be music, that is fresh and complicated and free from intention (and therefore available for aesthetic invention). Brian Eno

June 17, 2011
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Students should be taken to the edge of the precipice beyond which knowledge does not exist. Harold Innis

December 13, 2009
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Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand—and melting like a snowflake… Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)