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Re: loop religion
I wrote about 5 songs in 1994 from the patterns heard by raindrops, I
have some awesome loops in 13/8, 5/4 etc.
it IS music Matthias...
On Mon, 12 Apr 1999, Matthias Grob wrote:
> >... I'm no longer there as an individual, I'm feeling
> >sounds,sometimes seeing them,the air around me thick with light,the
> >music is a symbol for the ongoing vibration of the universe,and it IS
> >the ongoing vibration of the universe.The microcosm has attuned itself
> >to the macrocosm through an act of individuality that has lead beyond
> >the idea of being an individual.An act of self indulgence(just ask my
> >girlfriend)that can lead me beyond myself and bring me to questions
> >about whether I had any choice in beginning that loop in the first
> >place.Or any choice about being myself w/all its musical choices and
> >apparent failures since(as the tibetans would say)beginningless time...
> I had an important experience lately in my little "astral" room. It was
> raining outside and i played some very basic percussion while thinking
> about things. Suddenly I became aware that the dropps falling from about
> two or three spots at the border of the roof formed a groove related to
> mine. I stopped to listen to it and was fascinated how the dropps formed
> complex musical regular pattern. Then I joined in again. After I stopped,
> we talked shortly about the experience that was perceptible my friend,
> After the talk, we listened back to the drops and they were falling in
> aleatoric natural way again - maybe still music in some way, but not as
> much as before!