I practice meditation by sitting down and shutting up for 10-20 minutes a day. I practice guitar an hour a day. I practice running for about 1-2 hours, at least 3-4 times per week. I visit similar headspace with each activity, and each sympathizes with my music practice. In my […]
If you aren’t familiar with Mick Goodrick’s writing on the guitar, you’re missing out. His book The Advancing Guitarist is one I’ve come back to again and again since I bought it 25 years ago (!) after reading his amazing articles in Guitar Player magazine in the 80s. This book […]
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More info at Tuktu’s site. Gamma Male by Gamma Male More info at Gamma Males’s site. Past releases: Degenerate Art Ensemble’s Rinko available here
These beautiful Inuit haiku were committed to film during a NFB-sponsored workshop in 1973. The rapid pace, space and rawness I’ve come to associate with Inuit media is alive and well here. Thank you National Film Board of Canada.
Another dream, maybe a warning? Qayaq’s Dream No. 2 from listen faster on Vimeo.
Great points in this talk from Rhizome’s Seven on Seven conference. Watch the whole thing, but one highlight for me, is at 7:30: artists were originally valuable to the tech world for their boundless view of the world, technologists the bound thinkers; now it’s the reverse: technologists are going crazy, […]
Qayaq’s story, as told by Tuktu, begins with a series of visions.
I first listened to Ruth Crawford Seeger’s String Quartet (1931) in a class at the University of Washington in the late 90s with Dr. Diane Thome, who would do much to broaden my musical horizons during my stay there. As a Composition major, I was stewing in music from all […]
Brother in art Matt Wainwright has a music project he was showing me last night: 4shadows. I’ve already got a previous release of their’s under the name ‘Lightwind’ and a cd + book set called something like ‘Lets go buy some useless shit’ – both awesome. I think it’s down […]