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The Right Note

I dream of instruments obedient to my thought and which with their contribution of a whole new world of unsuspected sounds, will lend themselves to the exigencies of my inner rhythm.

Edgard Varèse, Classic Essays on 20th Century Music, Kostelanetz & Darby, Schimmer, 1996


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




Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath

Following multiple lineup changes since they formed in 1969, the heavy metal monolith that is Black Sabbath had a total of twenty–nine current and former members by 2012.