"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent."
"Everything that can be invented has already been invented."
Charles Duell - Commissioner for the U.S. Patent Office 1899
"Music is the shorthand of emotion."
"I believe that finished products and industrial design make people more neighborly. In small things the status symbol disappears."
"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."
"It is important that musicians have a sense of occasion and danger in recording. Putting down tracks or vocals with endless opportunities to correct and perfect accomplishes the opposite of what I look for in a recording."
Joe Boyd - Producer
"Good taste is not a substitute for knowledge."
Frank Lloyd Wright
"The first rule for a designer is to find the right customer."
"Ugliness sells badly."
Raymond F. Loewy
"Analog absolutely sounds better then digital, but ditigal allows us musical types to get what we imagine in our heads to come out of the speakers quicker."
Nick Launay - Producer, Engineer
Back in 2002 we began featuring a fresh "genius" each month, this ran strong for a few years. Our genius - genius writer took an extended sabbatical to focus on raising her kids, we hope to begin adding new entries again in 2015.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
To say that Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller was an extraordinary visionary, an intellectual giant, a prolific author, poe