Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Steve Roach News: Two upcoming albums "Dynamic Stillness" & "Destination Beyond"« on: April 17, 2009, 05:30:32 PM »
Gah! I'm still waiting for my copy. This is torture!
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Also, I think that if you give something away once, people may be unwilling to pay for something in the future.
and he also might decide the $600 or $1500 or $3000 he might make is a lesser consideration than the possibility of getting 5,000 people to hear his work as a free download, rather than just hundreds who might have bought it.Exposure is the main reason I release through CC. Sure, a lot of people might download my stuff casually, listen to one track and just delete it afterward. But at the same time, I know that there's a lot of people downloading it, enjoying it and keeping in their library.
hearing a recording of a small dog constantly barking and what sounds like someone urinating on a sidewalk looped for minutes on end can catch one off guard and start the questions comingHaha! Wow, that does sound irritating. I understand completely your thoughts on whether the artist is trying to express something important to them, or just trying so hard to be different that they fall flat on their face because it's horrible music that nobody could enjoy.
maybe my receiver has some kind of internal gizmo that automatically "adjusts" quieter soundsMy amp has a setting like that. It's called Midnight Mode. The idea is you have the volume fairly low, so it brings up the quieter parts so you can still hear it. No chance a settings like that is on?
For nearly three years I have been working on Dynamic Stillness. This 2-CD solo release of all-new pieces is coming in a few months on Projekt. It inhabits the Immersion, Mystic Chords and Magnificent Void dimensions, but deeper and further "inside".Ok, he's definitely got my attention!!!