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Music

“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

March 11th, 2016 by alephnaught

“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

My new album Spring Rolls is available now on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset4 You can find it on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/spring-rolls/id1091870154 And on Spotify at: https://open.spotify.com/album/2agxWs3yeLpvb0MzJIhvTr When it shows up on Amazon and eMusic I’ll provide more links. This album is held up at both ends by long progressive rock songs; in the middle is […]

My album Parallel Lines is now available on CD Baby and iTunes!

December 31st, 2014 by alephnaught

My album Parallel Lines is now available on CD Baby and iTunes!

My latest album is out, “Parallel Lines.” My music is influenced by various genres. I recorded this album at home. You can find it on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset3 and on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/parallel-lines/id1014957152 Please give it a listen and leave comments, and I hope you like it!   Translate

Download “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty” now!

April 13th, 2013 by alephnaught

Download “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty” now!

Finally had time to finish my new album, “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty.” You can download a zip of the MP3 files and the album artwork or listen to individual tracks below. Countably Infinite and Completely Empty Translate

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March 27th, 2011 by alephnaught

Patti Smith’s Horses and the Remaking of Rock ‘n’ Roll (review)

Title: Patti Smith’s Horses and the Remaking of Rock ‘n’ Roll Author: Mark Paytress Paperback: 272 pages Publisher: Piatkus Books; Reprint edition (January 4, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0749940263 ISBN-13: 978-0749940263 This book was not what I expected. I saw it while browsing in Book Soup, a nice independent bookstore in LA. I had hoped […]

March 8th, 2011 by alephnaught

Zen and the Art of Mixing (review)

Title: Zen and the Art of Mixing (Technical Reference) Author: Mixerman Paperback: 350 pages Publisher: Hal Leonard (October 15, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 1423491505 ISBN-13: 978-1423491507 If you’re into making music you need to read this book. Mixerman knows what he’s writing about – he claims extensive mixing experience and it shows. His/her writing style […]

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New #music demos [updated]

December 25th, 2010 by alephnaught

New #music demos [updated]

I got some great feedback from the Mixmaster email list for Sketch1, which I’ve applied (I hope) and have started a new demo, Slow, which Aviva says sounds like an acid trip. Check them out and let me know what you think please! Translate

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Review: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Jan Reid

October 9th, 2010 by alephnaught

Review: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Jan Reid

Title: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek and the Dominos (Rock of Ages) Author: Jan Reid Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Rodale Books (November 28, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 1594863695 ISBN-13: 978-1594863691 I found this book while searching the stacks at Book Soup; I thought it would be interesting to learn more about the […]

Review: the Otamatone, a musical note you can play

March 20th, 2010 by alephnaught

Review: the Otamatone, a musical note you can play

I recently bought an Otamatone; I had seen an ad for a show at the Giant Robot store on Sawtelle to introduce the instrument / toy but couldn’t attend. I was so happy when I saw ThinkGeek offering one a couple days later; you can purchase one from them here. There are four controls for […]

Demo music track: Bliptronic (updated again)

February 14th, 2010 by alephnaught

Demo music track: Bliptronic (updated again)

I got my Bliptronic 5000 from ThinkGeek a few weeks ago and was inspired by a riff I created on it. This is now a fully-formed song – needs more work, especially the introduction, quiet middle section and ending. Please leave comments to let me know what you think – anything from “I hate it” […]

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The Bliptronic 5000 from @ThinkGeek – A Tenori-on for the rest of us

December 12th, 2009 by alephnaught

The Bliptronic 5000 from @ThinkGeek – A Tenori-on for the rest of us

I first saw the Tenori-on in a video by Little Boots; it is a real-time, matrix input musical instrument.  It is also very expensive (to me at least) at $999.00 (a less expensive plastic cased version is coming out soon). I got the regular “what’s new” email from ThinkGeek and I skimmed it.  I saw the […]

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