Monthly Archives: February 2011

John Coltrane said:

John Coltrane said: “you can play a shoestring if you are sincere” That’s exactly what I mean in that post entitled Sincerity is Freedom where I said that the sincere artist can only produce good art. The real issue is; … Continue reading

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What I would have wanted to learn

UPDATE: I’ve added a fifth skill that I’ve come to realise is very important, this is the art of mapping parameters. I havn’t formally studied music in any way. But if I’d done some form of undergraduate course, this is … Continue reading

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Smalley and timbre

It is clear that electroacoustic software tools (I use SuperCollider) have an inadequacy when it comes to timbre. The fact that it is not scorable, not measurable and not easily describable makes its a very difficult thing to pin down … Continue reading

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Sincerity is freedom

It hit me like a tonne of bricks, the other day. I’ve forgotten what I was thinking about at the time… but the conclusion was that sincerity is freedom. I want to try and communicate how. My intuition is that … Continue reading

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