Tag: space

  • First+Second Ekpyrotic Bounces- 1st Mix 2015-02-21

    First mix of the first and second ekpyrotic bounces. Several more bounces to follow, and they’ll probably be re-arranged before all is said and done. So don’t get too attached. 😉 Date: February 21, 2015 at 03:25PM

  • First Ekpyrotic Bounce- 1st Mix 2015-02-14

    Does our universe have no beginning? This is the first theme — the first bounce — of a longer piece — of several bounces. Date: February 14, 2015 at 09:16PM

  • StarScribe

    Continuing to experiment with Logic Pro X on my new used iMac Core i7. This track utilizes three tracks of Applied Acoustics’ Chromaphone (the plucky parts panned left and right, and the high chimey bells) and one track of Sculpture (the sustained pad). Based on an improvisation played on my little 2-octave Novation X-Station triggering […]

  • Music for the Next Phase of Evolution

    Oystein Sevag: Space for a Crowded World (2012) My favorite album in quite a few years. Sevag is not only a technically-masterful keyboard player and synthesist, he is also a tremendously sensitive musician who leads first with his heart, then by his ear, and only finally by his brain. I am a big fan of […]

  • Space Elevators and Man-Made Rings

    This incredibly cool rings-around-Earth visualization has me dreaming about space elevators and a man-made ring around the Earth. So, people are already making plans to build a space elevator. Check this NASA story, and this great Wikipedia article. Now, of course this is a huge undertaking. The counterweight-end of the space elevator would be some 62,000 miles […]

  • My Bed is a Warm Planet

    My heart trembles like a poor leaf The planets whirl in my dreams. The stars press against my window. I rotate in my sleep. My bed is a warm planet. ~Marvin Mercer P.S. 153, Fifth Grade, Harlem New York City, N.Y. (1981) (Published as intro to Carl Sagan’s only work of fiction, Contact) via flickr.com