Of Campfires and Computers

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

When Daniel Pinchbeck invited me to write something for Reality Sandwich, I sifted thorugh the piles of pieces I was already working on (some of which have been developed on this site) and put this together. It’s sort of an amalgamated excerpt from my book-in-progress. Here’s a polemical taste: James Howard Kunstler uses a computer [...]

My Love of Vinyl Records, Some Thoughts on McLuhan, Neil Young on Analog

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

McLuhan and Vinyl? I know – I sometimes stretch an idea to its snapping point but isn’t that why I bother to type all day? Here goes – As I sit on the panels I’m invited to, I often forget to remind myself, that at the heart of all my discussions about music and technology [...]