Social Media Subtraction Creativity Boost

I am a social media addict. You probably are too – it’s hijacking your creativity and repackaging it into meaningless beige boxes. Social Media Addiction Litmus Test If you have a social media addiction you may have been offended by my accusation that you have a problem. Since offense is a poor metric for objective […]

STEP AWAY FROM THE DAW: VCV Rack for Vibrational Resonance and Fun

VCV Rack is a software emulation of hardware modular synthesizers. In this article you’ll find an overview of modular synthesis, and a crash course in how to get started right away with VCV Rack. Retro A Moog brand modular synth. Modular synthesis was big in the late 60s and early 70s. A modular synthesizer looks […]

AirPods – Apple’s Dangerous Foray

AirPods were the best selling product at electronics retail giant Best Buy this past year. Apple expects sales to increase by double in 2019. Everybody is wearing them. In a casual walk around my hometown of Long Beach, California, I counted about 1 in 5 in a hipster-frequented area of the city. Despite the inconvenience, […]