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The Relevance Trap

Does the size of your audience indicate that the art you make is relevant, or is it merely confirmation of its irrelevance?  Consider that the acclaim of the masses is so easily manipulated by concerted marketing campaigns.  Does that make … Continue reading

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When Perspectives Change

I’ve always been fascinated by that moment when a new idea takes hold and suddenly the world is forever and irrevocably changed.  Actually, it often isn’t a moment, it’s more like a diffuse wave in time and space, but whereas … Continue reading

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Why You Should Use Other People’s Samples

Sampling is controversial, even thirty years after it became commercially ubiquitous.  Some people fervently believe you should not use other people’s sounds because it is a failure of originality and some sort of theft of the other person’s great sound … Continue reading

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