Subject: Re: if Matt Rogalsky is COOL what is Dr Gruff ?
From: sylvi macCormac (macCormac@shaw.ca)
Date: Sun Jul 31 2005 - 10:42:19 EDT
to clarify ... it was 3 am ... i meant dear Mr John NO-wak and Dr GRuff ... i
mean Dr Rrrr-Mutt ... Matt's email reference is only to his lovely blooper
offering us alll a place to stay .. and his wonderful composing process re 8
channel play back with boom boxes ... gee it could come with video images from
NASA space probes ..in lo fi ;-)
gee and i could have started a fluff war with a friend through dis mis
spelling of nom de plumes .. one bird brain to another ..;-) ... love your
compositojnal idea of lo fi & hi fi surround sound .. Matt .. wish i could
hear it ... :-) .. plz say helloo to Ben ...
sylvi macCormac 'tried to' wrote
> hey John No Wak / Dr Mutt
> Beware Dis Cussions of DNA of SOUND ... perhaps it is computer generated
> and as Kevin has shown us his it appears to have somthing akin to ships
> wheels as multi-directional
> i 'sense' in your 'Aura' a fluff war involving th synaesthetic amongst us.
> o and your DNA is showing ;-) tho you 'seem' to be having trouble 'hearing'
> it .. what was that aboot dissing your pointalism entirely ?
> btw, ain't it th scientists among us who 'invented' FM Synthesis and
> Granular Synthesis ? and th computer aka knobs that you are composing with
> ... aka PODX and it's children th iPODs ... or 8 tracks .. or MP3 surround
> sound ... what ever happened to MP1 or MP2 ? ;-) .. went th way of cassette
> decks ? wh8ich i hear are coming back in cause they never went out ...
> i am glad Matt's email shows th inner DNA of a composers process .... in
> surround sound with DNA and a space to dream attached while in Canada ...
> :-) ..
> this dis cussion is cool & beautiful (in earth terms) and is out with birds
> ... or it is that in with th EA birds ... ;-) .. if only Hugh LeCaine were
> hear to compose with water drops ... and call it 'Dripsody' ... only in
> Canada you say ? would any one like biscuits with their tea ? .. and i
> hear Hugh LeCaine and his decendents / ancestors are listening ... :-) ...
> best regards, sylvi macCormac
> http://www.sylvi.ca / na / da / bc
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> DIS Cussions of DNA attached .... ;-) ...
> John Nowak wrote:
> > On Jul 31, 2005, at 2:11 AM, Richard Wentk wrote:
> > There were no turf war aspects in my email. You're making false
> > assumptions.
> > > - I'm not clear at all what the difference is between radiation
> > > sourced by a planet modified in very drastic ways and EA-type
> > > acoustic radiation captured or sourced by electronic hardware and
> > > software and modified in very drastic ways.
> > There is no real difference. I 100% agree. Both are perfectly valid
> > ways *to make music*. My only objection is when people talk about
> > what the aurora or whatever "sounds" like. It doesn't "sound" like
> > anything. To say that beautiful sounds come from space just isn't
> > true. Perhaps I'm being a pedant here, but just as DNA doesn't
> > "sound" like anything, neither does this aurora.
> > >> Scientists routinely put out such nonsense: "Here is what DNA
> > >> sounds like! Amazing!" No no no...
> > >> please stop...
> > >
> > > Why is this any more nonsensical than 4' 33", a piece featuring 12
> > > radios tuned at random, or fifty years of self-indulgent serialist
> > > noodlings?
> > While I agree with you, you're missing my point entirely.
> > - John
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