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i wanna play keys like dorian concept

absolutely divine, skip the german interview, unless you parlez, and close your eyes for heavenly, sonic sublimity. Skip to 5:31 if you must, best track for sure!



jay dee the isaac hayes of our time

it was sister45 who played this to me some time ago; A 40-piece orchestra interpreting jay-dilla’s music. project’s called suite for ma dukes. arranged by composer miguel atwood ferguson last year, it’s been a real treat to see the footage, watching orchestral members vibing, the conductor in his staccato shaking way keep it together. rip […]



four chord wonder

community musos will identify with this.



Clever

Glass Music – The top video clips of the week are here



Music tech geekery

Thanks to Create Digital Music for the heads up. I’d love to deliver a music project which had young people using the MIDI grids! I like the energy of the performance, if you push the buttons does it effect the velocity? dromama from Altitude Sickness on Vimeo. The Guitarmaton (by Ian Hattwick) looks like good […]



As Far As Hair Goes

I’ve been asked to write some music/collaborate for Uchenna Dance Company for April, so I started sketching ideas. Themes are beauty, the self, esteem. I sampled youtube, it’s a great way for me to feed my obsession with learning how to groom my natural tresses. Some of the ladies, in their discourse on beauty, had […]



Fun Theory, Piano and Stairs

I don’t really need to say anything. Top stuff! Just watch the video!! Props to Tone for the heads up!



The Youtube Symphony Orchestra

There has been a lot of hype about the Youtube Symphony Orchestra project. Initially I was really excited by how it allowed for amateur and professional musicians from all over the world to perform in a virtual/real orchestra with music composed by Tan Dun (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). The deadline for submissions is today! I […]