Rain Patterns

Long-form field recordings x Indeterminate music. We haz Bandcamp! HISSandaROAR EDITION 002 – Rain Patterns Three inverted metal trashcans, with microphones hidden inside. Strategically placed beneath a steady stream of rain drops, from a cracked porch roof. Who composed this?…

Detritus 644

    ▶ Special Effects of Karel Zeman     “In addition to co-opting corporate social media strategies to benefit from the attention economy, tech companies have inherently made songs fleeting, cheap, and sometimes intrusive, corrupting the cultural exchange between…

Detritus 643

    Chowndolo from Giacomo Lepri on Vimeo. ▶ magnetic oscillations     ▶ An interesting thread on collective amnesia: “The 1918 pandemic killed between 50 – 100 million people in two years. Encyclopedia Britannica’s 1924 history of the 20th…

Sweet!

At last got some pineapples! I’ve been hunting for some for six months… All the supermarket ones have tops cut off so you can’t regrow them. These are from Whangarei farmers market & they smell delicious!      

Minimalism

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” Not Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: “Perfection is never achieved… Anyhoo… I love seeing Piccasos reductive process – The…

NZ Music Month

Every year Aotearoa/NZ has ‘NZ Music Month’ #nzmusicmonth which (I think?) was first instigated to guilt/force commercial radio into actually playing any NZ music at all… Decades later it remains as an endearing anachronism, and accordingly RadioNZs great NZ Music…