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Mixing It Up

Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating.

John Cage, The Future of Music: Credo, 1937


A studio sound engineer’s hand rests on the controls of a Mackie mixing console.

Mixing things up with the web — some of our favourite sites and sources on the internet. It’s a long list. Photograph by Rana Mullan




It’s Only Rock & Roll …

Mick Jagger attributes the classic design of The Rolling Stones’ ubiquitous tongue ‘n’ lips logo to John Pasche and not Andy Warhol, to whom it is often credited. The logo first appeared on the cover of The Stones’ Sticky Fingers album in 1971 for which Warhol designed the packaging and its infamously impractical vinyl–shredding zipper fly.