The following interview was conducted between Kevin Godley and myself via Skype last July (2018). It is part of an ongoing series I’ve been doing with recording artists whose work has had a considerable impact on the ways people make … Continue reading R & D (Risk & Disruption): Interview with Kevin Godley (part 1)
“I believe that art and design are poised to transform our economy in the 21st century like science and technology did in the last century” (Maeda, 2013, p. 2). STEM + Art = STEAM Former Rhode Island School of Design … Continue reading Think STEAM not STEM
I hope you enjoy this wonderful conversation between the very talented (and very funny) Kevin Pollack and the very talented (and, yes, very funny) Alan Arkin. I’ve been a huge Arkin fan ever since seeing “Catch 22” and “The Heart … Continue reading “I don’t want to see anything interesting and I don’t want to see anything creative.”
The best band in the world today, bar none. I kid you not. Don’t forget to see their movie “Mad Tiger.” The best band in the world today, bar none. I kid you not. Don’t forget to see their movie … Continue reading You’re Welcome.
PART ONE: DURATION: 8:03. Don’t be put off by the cheesey video introduction or the word “mystic.” What you have here is simple wisdom about the process nature of life and the larger systems, the web of life, within which … Continue reading If you want flowers, think soil, manure, water, and sunlight: none of them look like flowers.
How many times have you searched youtube for concise, accurate and clearly-explained information about a topic that’s important to you, only to be greeted by some frenzied bozo desperately trying to squeeze their fifteen minutes of fame out of the … Continue reading Tube Amp Theory: Uncle Doug and his dog Rusty
DURATION: 4 min., 50 sec. This a country song y’all, titled “Anyone,” with music co-written by myself and one Michael Muchow (pronounced like mo-fo, not moo cow). I wrote the lyrics. The track was written as an offering for a … Continue reading New Old Music 6: Marshall Heiser “Anyone” (2011)
This video presents an instance of two discreet apps programmed by Marshall Heiser (using the Processing & Max/MSP platforms respectively) and interfaced with the Open Sound Control (OSC) protocol. LEVEL: Intermediate. LENGTH: 3min. 38 sec. Continue reading Cellular Automaton Music
In this short video clip, Bob Dylan presents a powerful insight into his creative process circa 1966 and playframing. DURATION: 1 min., 14 sec. Continue reading Dylan: the playful artist
An audio-video demonstration of a sequencer app built by Marshall Heiser using Max/MSP and the “playframing” approach. DURATION: 11 min., 26 sec. Continue reading Simple SATB Sequencer