Over on (I’ve been there for more than 20 year…) bitzone posted the audio recordings of Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, a french inventor of the Phonautograph. The raw recordings are in the video below.

This stimulated my imagination a little bit, so I had to grab the audio and played around with it a little bit to come up with this little piece.

Those recordings let you hear things that are happening more in your head than in the actual recording. So I’m not going to spoil it and write any of the things that I’m hearing in those snippets. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did creating it.




Janelle Monae’s ‘Dirty Computer’ -Review on Rolling Stone

I stumbled on this review and watched the film.

The good:
I really like the aesthetic imaginations
many outstanding musical elements

The not so good:
It’s basically a hedonism fest
The social themes and challenges are tackled on a very superficial level.
For my taste it is too oversexualized.

Source: Review: Janelle Monae’s ‘Dirty Computer’ – Rolling Stone

David Bowie and Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Statutory Rape Problem

Rock star escapades from that period have been glamorized for decades with no regard for how disturbing or illegal the behavior was. It became a part of the mythos—a disgusting testament to how little the writers documenting the happenings of the day cared about taking their heroes to task. And it was right there in the music itself: The Rolling Stones sang about underage girls in “Stray Cat Blues” and Chuck Berry glorified the teenage “groupie” in “Sweet Little Sixteen” a decade earlier. But we can’t look

Source: David Bowie and Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Statutory Rape Problem