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You’re a Star!

A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.

Frank Zappa, The Real Frank Zappa Book, Occhiogrosso, Simon & Schuster, 1989


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




The Last Word …

Finishing–up a round of eighteen holes on the 14th of October 1977, jazz crooner and keen golfer, Bing Crosby congratulated his fellow players: That was a great game of golf fellas! Moments later he dropped dead from a massive heart attack.