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January 2021 Recommendations

One of the goals I’ve made for 2021 is to post here at least once a month. One symptom of the vast malaise that was 2020 was having my attention taken hostage by the constant drumbeat of crisis and catastrophe. For me, at least, it was like having an eye glued to a peephole— unable …

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2015 recommendations

Recommendations for July 26, 2015

Kind of a long one this week, so lets get right into it. Fist, while you’re reading you can listen to… Mix: FACT Mix 505 by Alessandro Cortini I’m not sure exactly how much of his own imprint Cortini is putting on the tracks here, though I think it must be quite a bit. In …

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Recommendations for February 21, 2015

Quite a list this week, so I’ll get right to it: Article: “Tempo Shifts” by Colin Dickey It may have struck you at some point how absurd it is that we need a little poem to tell us how many days each month has (and even the poem needs that awkward little coda to deal …

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2013 recommendations

Recommendations for July 12, 2013

I took last week off for the July 4th holiday weekend, but this week we are back to normal (so to speak).   Video: Gary Hecker – Veteran Foley Artist SoundWorks Collection: Gary Hecker – Veteran Foley Artist from Michael Coleman on Vimeo. Foley artists make the sound effects for movies and television. This video …

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Recommendations for February 15, 2013

First, and most obviously for this week: the blog has a new domain and a new design. I figured that if I am taking this thing at all seriously, I should at the very least move it off of blogger. So here we go. I will most likely be teaching the design in the next …

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