Two undbelievably good books read recently: « Oracle Night » by Paul Auster. One of the best books I’ve ever read on the creative process. Struck a deep emotional chord. « Pattern Recognition » by William Gibson. Exquisitely well written, and a good gripping story to boot.
David Byrne, « Grown Backwards » The Divine Comedy, « Absent Friends » Rufus Wainwright, discovered singing a duet with David Byrne on « Grown Backwards ». Amazing voice and compositional and arranging skills. Wow! Ben’s Symphonic Orchestra Etienne Charry Anything by Muse. Can’t get over these guys.
I posted Dinosaur on GarageBand.com. For those who don’t know, to upload a song to GB, you first have to review 30 songs. Your song is then reviewed by others. The review process is blind and anonymous (you don’t know what you’re reviewing until your done). Reviews themselves are rated to encourage reviewers to be…
[kml_flashembed movie= »http://vincent.knobil.free.fr/media/tinyrv_19_dinosaur.swf » height= »178″ width= »150″ /] Check out Dinosaur, the gigantic new hit single, and perfect one-year-later companion piece to Dark Indigo. Changed the making-music section architecture.
Inaugurated the new At Your Service section. About time! Too busy making music, authoring multimedia, finding just the right translation, and otherwise designing Interfaces. I’ve also peppered the site with little changes.
[kml_flashembed movie= »http://vincent.knobil.free.fr/media/tinyrv_11_dark_indigo.swf » height= »178″ width= »150″ /] Dark Indigo is now hosted on SoundClick, and links have been updated accordingly.
Introducing Also, the Contact item now points to a nice page from which you can drop me a note directly (mail form). Finally, the Dark Indigo page was updated with a blurb on the indecent death of the MP3.com service on which Dark Indigo was hosted. I also obviously had to update the link to…
Added some prehistoric Multimedia Authoring output circa 1980-something. Check out a sample of these truly Tragic Strips.
Added a link to a guest site, accessible from here and the from the Outro section, that you can visit once you’re fed up with what’s here.
Inaugurated the Outro section today with a cranky diatribe about the brave new pseudo-interconnected world. And for the curious nerds out there, I’ve also added a Colophon.