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Posts from ‘June, 2010’

Glitch, Concrete, Electronica and Noise

Further to an ancient observation on Moot, (that i was generally listening to the sounds of pedestrian crossing alerts for my musical inspiration), this week has been metaphorically drenched in explorations of Glitch, Electronica, Industrial Noise and Music Concrete. I was reminded of a small semi/generative piece i designed a few years ago, which never had the […]

Moments in design 1 – Space Invader

This was your moment, when the future invaded the present, that was hungry but not yet ready. An inexorable shift, a trans-continental rebalance. Never again would the world be understood and received in the same way. You tricksy pixels changed our lives forever, ushered in a new way of interacting with the world. I’m not yet sure […]

The Sheltering Sky

… we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. Yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very small number, really. How many more times will you remember a certain afternoon of your childhood, some afternoon that’s so deeply a part of your being that you can’t even conceive of […]