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Everything and Nothing / Re: What should a small record label do?
« on: January 30, 2008, 06:02:52 PM »
It should be up to the artist, and label, responsible for the music to decide whether they want to make that music available for free ... not  anyone else.

Looks to me like this blog is primarily a way for the blog owner to get kickbacks/commission from Rapidshare.

Not sure what the best thing to do is ... beyond an email or two.

Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: Autechre - is it worth it?
« on: January 30, 2008, 04:55:13 PM »
I never liked 'em.

Everything and Nothing / Re: Your MySpace experiences ?
« on: January 30, 2008, 02:04:28 PM »
I don't have a myspace page.
Maybe I should get an award for not joining the herd !

Everything and Nothing / Re: Chat feature in this Forum?
« on: January 30, 2008, 12:16:55 PM »
Personally, I find the Forum itself close to real-time. Not sure I'd use chat.

Everything and Nothing / Re: Now watching
« on: January 29, 2008, 05:31:34 PM »
New House episode starts this evening ... we've been missing it.

Everything and Nothing / Re: TV: Lost
« on: January 29, 2008, 01:55:35 PM »
I'll post here then ...  new Lost season starting up here Thursday, apparently.

Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: The Winterhouse: Slow Promises
« on: January 28, 2008, 10:06:55 AM »
Beneath The Grey Walls is probably my favourite :)

Thanks for the links, Alan.
The music has a fine beauty to it.

Everything and Nothing / Re: What are your plans and goals in 2008?
« on: January 27, 2008, 04:25:18 PM »
There has been the separation of Databoem and DataObscura on the horizon for me. Taking a while still because Dennis in Holland doesn't have his new Databloem store ready. I'm pleased with my new Dataobscura / Blue oasis site though.

Looking to put some great releases out this year. A new Kwook is almost ready, and a new Nunc Stans is just around the corner ... its full of vast frozen expanses. Great stuff.

I will start work on a new Lammergeyer project very soon.

I've been moving my studio into a nice bright big room ... slowed everything down for me, but is now looking super functional.

Planning to do a number of house renovations in the spring ... looking forwad to it. I'm a practical guy.

And planning a big european trip in early summer. We live in Canada, but my wife was brought up in Germany, and I'm English. So always great to go back when we can.

That's what comes to mind.

Everything and Nothing / Re: What are your plans and goals in 2008?
« on: January 27, 2008, 04:11:05 PM »

Get the Infraction vinyl series in full swing
Improve the house, sell the house, & get another that comfortably fits my wife and I and our little 8 mo. old girl
Start running again
Take an overdue vacation outside of Ohio.  3 years of anesthesia school with little time off, has made me extremely dull.  That's a fact.

Get caught up on the backlog of things to listen to.

I think that's it for now - seems semi-achievable.

The vinyl move is an interesting one, Jason. Will that be for a different style of music than we are used to from Infraction?

Good luck with your plans !

Other Ambient (and related) Music / Re: The Winterhouse: Slow Promises
« on: January 27, 2008, 04:07:42 PM »
As someone once said, the great stuff doesn't always strike you at first.

Many thanks, Joe :)  I had been meaning to email you about Winterhouse
since you had not posted anything on it ... you had me worried !

Its an album I always really enjoy when I put it on, and I have the distance
from it whereby its just an album for me, that I did 50% is not a factor.

Hope to be working on another Winterhouse album with Robert this year.

I caught a fair bit (then had to go out) ... enjoyable mellow stuff.
And pretty good quality sound from Stillstream.

Yep, that sure is a minimal setup you have there :)

Now on for those interested :)

Music Gearheads Tech Talk / Re: Alesis Andromeda----Worth the Effort???
« on: January 26, 2008, 05:44:53 PM »
I loved it when I played it in a store, georgeous sound ... alas was too expensive back then.

Jesse/Numina has one ... maybe he will see this post as have something to say.

Now Playing / Re: Currently listening, part 1
« on: January 26, 2008, 04:49:26 PM »

- Saafi Brothers: Supernatural  (fine beat-dance stuff)
- Justin Vanderberg: In waking moments  (Hypnos SS) (a first listen, and strikes me as an accomplished and interesting piece of work.)
- Taylor Dupree: Stil.  (very listenable minimalism)
- Deaf Center: Pale ravine  (always goes down well here)

I'll make of point of tuning in at 11pm for some of it.

Everything and Nothing / Re: Forum Suggestion (Gear Thread)
« on: January 24, 2008, 10:11:16 AM »
In the Wide Wide World section there would be :

Everything and Nothing
Gear & Equipment
Free For All

Everything and Nothing / Re: Forum Suggestion (Gear Thread)
« on: January 24, 2008, 06:52:17 AM »
You are right, a section under this Wide Wide World called "Gear: Recording & Playing" or something like that to keep all gear posts together.

Now Playing / Re: Good Web Radio?
« on: January 24, 2008, 06:45:06 AM »
Drone Zone at is usually good for that style.

And certainly good to see these Voigts reissued.
But I've just noticed that I don't have the self-titled first one .. which is odd 'cause I play the other 3 fairly regularly.

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