blogthoven:


"There is a great Man living in this country — a composer. He has solved the problem how to preserve one’s self and to learn. He responds to negligence by contempt. He is not forced to accept praise or blame. His name is Ives.“ 

— Arnold Schoenberg, a note in his private papers written in 1944 and found after his death.

blogthoven:

"There is a great Man living in this country — a composer. He has solved the problem how to preserve one’s self and to learn. He responds to negligence by contempt. He is not forced to accept praise or blame. His name is Ives.“

— Arnold Schoenberg, a note in his private papers written in 1944 and found after his death.

(Source: mutebroadcast)

(Source: spaghoulppi)

I couldn’t believe what I was hearing: greater transparency, improved dynamics and quieter backgrounds. All this from tiny acrylic saw-horses placed beneath my power and speaker cables!

Over the next few weeks, I spent a lot of time ABA testing the Cable Towers with dozens of recordings. With each test, I was surprised by how much of an improvement they made for a system that I thought sounded pretty decent already.

Double blind tests may be a really good thing if a company wants to confirm the veracity of a new type of aspirin, for instance. When it comes, however, to audiophile grade components I cannot see how they are any more than a waste of time.

Pretty safe to say that I wouldn’t have made it through Start of Term this year at the college without repeated doses of Brutal Russian Baby Yoga on my lunch breaks. 

ob meme || [11/7] funny moments

Yes, I’ve watched both seasons of Orphan Black right through once a week for the last two months and my favourite clone is Alison. 

enpasant:

What are the chances of survival of individual chess pieces in average games?

enpasant:

What are the chances of survival of individual chess pieces in average games?

Chris & Cosey - Oct. Love Song

September 6, 2014 — Daichi Osera throws his first complete game shut-out against the Yokohama Baystars.

martifreespirit:

#cube #house #rotterdam #scacchi #chess (presso Cube house)

martifreespirit:

#cube #house #rotterdam #scacchi #chess (presso Cube house)