Curtis Roads’s “Composing Electronic Music”: The Bad Parts

Over the last few years I’ve read several books on music with the aim of learning to create captivating electronic music myself. In this practical endeavor, Curtis Roads’s Composing Electronic Music (2015) must be seen an been invaluable resource. It’s a cornucopia of technical information, a precise and motivational description of how this kind of […]


What About Guns?

Risking the folly of writing a long introduction to a short text, I’ll offer a tiny sliver of autobiography: I grew up among the moderate left, the kind who enjoyed university education in the more abstract fields–and though I still consider myself a member of that class, there are parts of our beliefs which I […]