Oops, another brick in the wall...

hollunder at gmx.at hollunder at gmx.at
Mon Mar 10 16:34:27 GMT 2008

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008 11:12:02 -0500
"D. Michael McIntyre" <michael.mcintyre at rosegardenmusic.com> wrote:

> On Monday 10 March 2008, Luis de Bethencourt wrote:
> > For a tag-free world,
> I'm tagging mine no matter what you say.
> CATEGORY: Most Awesome Music Ever
>    GENRE: Awesomeness Embodied in Music
>    STYLE: Awesomeness Unleashed
>   ARTIST: World's Sexiest Linux Geek

Tags are o.k. IMHO, it's the categories that make problems.
If you'd just tag it with: beat, bass, trumpet, junk
it wouldn't be a problem, I think.

> But seriously, I guess you'd call this techno improv or something.
> Damnfino. I just started playing with a repetitive thumpy bassy thing
> and played some really bad improv trumpet over top of it.  I left it
> unfinished for a month or two, and decided after the third time I
> wanted to listen to it, and had to set all that junk back up in order
> to do so, it was time to record it and call it finished.  Even though
> it's even more lame than the usual level of lameness I achieve with
> my music.

Michael, you can't top me, I don't even dare to call my stuff noise.
Maybe we can engage in competition or collaboration? ;)

> I don't aspire to anything more than amusing myself with some
> instruments and a computer.  I certainly do spend a vast amount of my
> time tinkering with something that I could really live without pretty
> easily.  Maybe that's why we develop Rosegarden.  Real musicians
> would be too busy writing music to have time to dick around with the
> authoring tools.

At least you are doing something useful for others.
At least you are doing something useful.
At least you are doing something.

Best Regards,

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