Dmitri, a bass player noticed the band he played in was always critical. Either they were insulting other groups or else envying how much better other groups were than them. […]

Like walking down the street, we hardly consider putting one foot after the next. The brain coordinates everything while that main part of consciousness thinks about what flavour of ice […]

There is an exercise in the R. Murray Schaefer book that knocks me out. He asked students to pass a piece of paper between them without making a sound. What […]

A PhD student was studying the 1000 year works of composer Hildegard Von Bingen when she came upon her old poetic axioms positioning music as a metaphor for all sound […]

I stood outside the Asian market on Spadina and wondered about that crazy exotic fruit that polarizes so many, durian. Eventually one woman bought a small one. I asked the […]

(cont’d) I was pissed off and more than a little on fire to write a letter about the salesperson who acted like I didn’t exist but I settled on a […]

Made another bread, so many Youtube tutorials so little time. These are the inexpensive flours, wonder what the difference is with high end stuff, maybe next time. They say Peter […]

There is a great film from 1979 called ┬áThe Shout (Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt) spooky subplot about sound/ listening. Alan Bates character lived years with Indigenous people in […]

I read an interview with Paul Thomas Anderson when he was still casting roles in the film The Master and asked Phillip Seymour Hoffman what he thought of different actors […]