Sonology, sequel

It was interesting.  I applied for the Sonology program.  I travelled twice to The Hague.  I jumped through the hoops.  And I was rejected. It was a useful episode.  Useful in the way that painful things can be good teachers. The first effect was a week of blindingly intense jaw pain.  I had been having […]

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Sonology

I have decided to apply for admission to the four-year Bachelor of Music offered at the Institute of Sonology (http://www.sonology.org/) in The Hague. This program interests me because it appears to marry in a very sensible way the paths of technical and creative work in electronic music creation. My long-term goal is to study and […]

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Let your yoga sing

Why practise? It is well and good to analyse the physiological and anatomical reasons for practising hatha yoga.  It is well and good to tell you why you ought to practise and what you ought to do. Yet, there is another way to saying the same thing and it is much simpler.   Dear reader, happened […]

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Stella del Mattino

Sometimes, the works of man seem only destined to bring sadness and destruction.  We are brilliantly gifted at nastiness here in the modern world.  I don’t think for one moment that this is the natural state of humankind.  But, we have built a society and a series of philosophies that seem to perpetuate the worst […]

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Masterpeace

Masterpeace looks like an interesting project. There is a nice mini-documentary called “Music above Fighting”, which has just been published.  Maybe you would like to get involved?  I would like to offer concerts for peace, consisting of kirtan and gentle music.  Anyone interested?  Drop me a comment.  AUM

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The human revolution

Strikes are so last century.  The real revolution has nothing to do with banks, contracts or the cost of petrol.  The real revolution is already underway, within each person who takes the time to practice, breathe, study and believe. The Human Revolution is the only exciting or incendiary thing that is happening here and now.  […]

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