Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap to frap


Subject: Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap to frap
From: John Oliver (joliver@earsay.com)
Date: Thu Aug 05 2004 - 23:32:37 EDT


Programming a synthesizer is programming a synthesizer.

Programming code is programming code.

Programming a clock is programming a clock.

Whether someone perceives how you execute any of these activities as
interesting art is another matter.

What is programming without a noun?

(Any talk of computer _music_ on the horizon?) ;-)

John Oliver

On Aug 5, 2004, at 6:14 PM, John Nowak wrote:

> Making a patch for a Buchla or an FM7 is NOT programming... period.
> There is little to no ambiguity here. If you think using your FM7
> means you are programming, you are deluding yourself.



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