“Repetition is a form of change.”

I’ve often heard this line, from Brian Eno, repeated, especially regarding Philip Glass and minimalism (a recent talk by Bruce Brubaker of NEC at the Atlantic Music Festival comes to mind). Alex Ross also wrote in┬áThe Rest is Noise that “Repetition is inherent in the science of sound: tones move through space in periodic waves. … Continue reading


The really great thing about this festival is that it’s helping me out of the funk I-don’t-know-what-to-do-with-my-life kind of thing I’ve been going through for the past few months. I’m thinking again, and finding new things that make me excited, or rediscovering old things that made me excited. Right before school ended, there was this … Continue reading