28 March 2011

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Audrey Hepburn

25 March 2011

Submerse - Never Again

Brian Eno - Music for Airports / Ambient 1"

The concept of music designed specifically as a background feature in the environment was pioneered by Muzak Inc. in the fifties, and has since come to be known generically by the term Muzak. The connotations that this term carries are those particularly associated with the kind of material that Muzak Inc. produces - familiar tunes arranged and orchestrated in a lightweight and derivative manner. Understandably, this has led most discerning listeners (and most composers) to dismiss entirely the concept of environmental music as an idea worthy of attention.

Over the past three years, I have become interested in the use of music as ambience, and have come to believe that it is possible to produce material that can be used thus without being in any way compromised. To create a distinction between my own experiments in this area and the products of the various purveyors of canned music, I have begun using the term Ambient Music.

An ambience is defined as an atmosphere, or a surrounding influence: a tint. My intention is to produce original pieces ostensibly (but not exclusively) for particular times and situations with a view to building up a small but versatile catalogue of environmental music suited to a wide variety of moods and atmospheres.

Whereas the extant canned music companies proceed from the basis of regularizing environments by blanketing their acoustic and atmospheric idiosyncracies, Ambient Music is intended to enhance these. Whereas conventional background music is produced by stripping away all sense of doubt and uncertainty (and thus all genuine interest) from the music, Ambient Music retains these qualities. And whereas their intention is to `brighten' the environment by adding stimulus to it (thus supposedly alleviating the tedium of routine tasks and levelling out the natural ups and downs of the body rhythms) Ambient Music is intended to induce calm and a space to think.

Ambient Music must be able to accomodate many levels of listening attention without enforcing one in particular; it must be as ignorable as it is interesting.


September 1978

albumul este aici

17 March 2011

Cunninlynguists - Oneirology (2011)

va propun, tot prin prisma dragului de Gonzo, nishte lingvistica curata
a se scote de aici

The Chemical Brothers – Hanna (2011)

din cate am intseles, este asha un film care se cheama Hanna shi are el un Soundtrack facut de baietsashii de la The Chemical Brothers :)
iata un sample:

albumul se trage de aici iar filmul tre de-l ashteptat :)

Ott - Mir (2011)

au aparut o groaza de albume noi zilele astea
dupa statistica lui Gonzo astea sunt cele mai WAW: Ott, The Strokes, Kurt Vile, Boris, Chemical Brothers, The Flashbulb şi Falty DL
incerc sa sharuiesc aici ce-am scos, ascultat shi apreciat
incep cu Ott shi albumul lui Mir, el a fost mereu tare tare aproape de inima mea, shi albumul e tare sweet, deep shi in touch with my inner smile :)

se scoate de aici

15 March 2011

The Google Art Project

e tare minunata chestia asta

Einstein - A Human Being is Part of the Whole

A human being is part of the whole, called by us "universe," limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a prison, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons close to us.

Our task must be to free ourselves from our prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all humanity and the whole of nature in its beauty.

Brad Pitt and Edward Norton: The Fight Club

barbatsii vietsilor noastre