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log 009
log 009

I got a chance to talk to Jim Frize, researcher and lecturer in music and music technology. It’s an hour of our conversation about DIY, instruments and technology. This is the second video in a forthcoming series I call  ‘In conversations with…’ 

log 008
log 008

I do get bored very quickly so learning through listening and talking with people have been of great help to me. This is why I decided to release the first video in a forthcoming series I call  ‘In conversations with…’ . In log 007 I mention learning by doing, DIY and what is music anyway? […]

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log 007

tape loops… just do it. I don’t really know what else to say. Most DAWs like Renoise, Ableton and Fruity Loops etc, are loop based. There’s no coincidence that the early trackers before them were shaped as it’s predecessor – the reel-to-reel tape. Our tools for making and listening to music shapes the way we […]

log 006
log 006

learning the ropes… soldering, connectors, cables and shielding Once I opened up the cassette deck it was like entering a world of nesting dolls. Trying to get a grip of the situation I once again had put myself in to (total confusion that is) I started making lists of the most obvious things to learn. […]

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log 005

You can never escape your roots; or the reason why you got into music in the first place. Whatever the reason was at the time it probably felt important enough to eventually spend a lot of time (and money) in doing. I won’t dwell upon my own history too much and since I don’t remember much of […]

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log 004

“an artwork cannot be reduced to its parts or its materials, nor can it be reduced to its creator’s life, nor to some other context, however defined  …  Art is charisma, pouring out of anything whatsoever, whether we humans consider it to be alive or sentient or not.” Timothy Morton – Charisma & causality, Article from […]

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log 003

Last weekend I went to see an exhibition of the artist Tony Oursler at Magasin 3, Stockholm. It was one of their ‘re-visits’ of individual artists represented in their collection. Most of the works were from 2002 with a few exceptions. I think it all came together nicely and although technology has advanced so fast […]

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log 002

Entering the DIY culture can be a bit confusing at first but for me it’s always been a kind of necessity. Sooner or later I always found myself dealing with some kind of need  to modify my live setup, regardless if it’s hardware or software. Also when making music not always for music itself but […]

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log 001

Theese log entries will document my work in progress, thoughts and reflections during my MA 2016-2018 (electroacoustic composition) at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. For my Bachelor degree (2016) I did an electroacoustic piece mixed in B-format called The Kitchen sessions 4AM . It’s based on 4 different 24h recording sessions made during […]