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Digital vs Analog: Lessons from Daft Punk

“We never want to do something twice… but at the same time, we’ve never done anything twice, so if we did do something twice, that might be cool.” -Thomas Bangalter Are you excited about the new Daft Punk album Random Access Memory coming out on May 21, 2013? I sure …

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Changing Course and an Incredible New Album

My daughters and I were driving to Costco on a recent weekend. Since it was a Saturday afternoon I had the radio tuned to MPR (Minnesota Public Radio). I heard an interview with Kacey Musgraves. I guess she’s kind of a big deal right now with a new album, some …

THIS is how Architecture and Jazz relate.

There are a few things that really get my blood boiling. This for instance. Here’s another: People talking about how Architecture is like Jazz enrages me. I HATE when people make this comparison. I want to ask, okay so you say architecture and jazz are kindred spirits? Are you both …

Bass Lessons

I’ve been a bassist for over 20 years (over two-thirds of my life). As college approached and  I was deciding what to do with my life, I had two options: professional musician or architect. Much of my life could be described as a balancing act between musician and architect. The …