Marina Abramovic Times Talk

Art is a combination of context and intention – Marina Abramovic.

If you are an artists and/or performer, it is rare to hear such clarity articulated on the process and outcome of art. There are eight parts to this talk with this being the first one.

A prime example of the kind of insigthful content to be found on Times Talk, a side channel for the New York Times on YouTube. Featuring “real” conversation, talents and topics with an unreal series of guests from all walks of the creative world, through a series of live interviews, well known auteurs and thinkers get a cushy hot seat taking questions from the NYT entertainment reporter pool. Focused primarily on the creative process, along with an in depth interview, there are audience questions at the end which often bring the most insightful reveals.

IDM Instigator: Michael Red

Instigator, beat maker, and city sound scaper, Michael Red produces ambient glitch under the moniker Souns, and he is also one of Vancouver’s foremost dancehall and dnb djs. His ENVIRONMENTS Series has been foundational to the westcoast’s growing ambient scene, and this year Red expands his ambient dominion online with soundsimple.ca Dedicated to serving the forward-moving electronica scene, Red says of his current home Vancouver, "I like Vancouver, the only downside of what’s happening now with all these shows happening …

Just A Rhythmist

The following interviewis from the August 1983 issue of Music UK magazine. The author was Max Kay who talks with Police drummer and well-known “rhythmist” Stewart Copeland. What is refeshing and eye-opening is Copeland who uses the “drum box” moves beyond self-confines of being a just a drummer and relates his view on what is and what it takes to be the rhythm section. Stingchronicity Stewart Copeland has a background with bands like Curved Air and knows his way around …

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