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wie we wilden zijn

Ik herinner me dat ik met Rowland S. Howard naar dat nummer zat te luisteren en dat we elkaar aankeken: “Hoor je dat? We hebben iets te pakken.” Daarvoor hadden we alleen maar wat aangeklooid om uit te vinden wie we wilden zijn. – Nick Cave / interview VPRO Gids 2013 #9

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Geluid is voor tv belangrijker dan voor film

Studies on television sound typically begin by emphasizing that television, unlike film, relies more heavily on sounds than images and that the sound practices used in the production of television’s primary genres (including news, sports, game shows, sitcoms, commercials, etc.) are based on practices developed not for film sound but rather for radio. For example, […]

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touchy

I haven’t done a project, even a two-week one, where someone hasn’t lost their temper at some point. They’re artists; they’re touchy at times. – producer/engineer Ken Scott

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De onmogelijke rider van Van Halen

Stel je bent een bandje en je wilt de boel eens flink opfucken. Wat doe je dan? Juistum: je verzint een onmogelijke rider. Bijvoorbeeld zo’n eentje die Van Halen in 1982 gebruikte.

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The Web We Lost

This isn’t our web today. We’ve lost key features that we used to rely on, and worse, we’ve abandoned core values that used to be fundamental to the web world. To the credit of today’s social networks, they’ve brought in hundreds of millions of new participants to these networks, and they’ve certainly made a small […]

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Folklore

Folklore is the arts of the people before they find out there is any such thing as art – Zora Neale Hurston

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Neem de tijd voor kwaliteit

My advice for songwriters is to take the time. I have to say that all the time. “Couldn’t you have just spent another five minutes on the bridge?” [laughs] In a sense, you could say, it’s never done. There’s always room for improvement. I’m always looking to change a word here, a word there, a […]

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Storytellers opgelet!

The dominant idea of a website is still built on a separation of media, and links between words serve as the defining paradigm for publishing and navigation. Zeega is ushering in an era when audio, image and timing define web experiences. Combating information overload, links are fewer, visual and contextual. Sites are self-contained, smaller and […]

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The sound of trumpets

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. – Voltaire

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Ear Room

Interviews exploring the use of sound in artistic practice earroom.wordpress.com

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