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Periodic Table of Elements in Sound
Many moons ago I decided to translate Mendeleev’s Periodic Table of Elements into music. I based the elements’ notes on their atomic weights, with Hydrogen calibrated to 440Hz, and all other elements' frequencies relative to Hydrogen. Because many of the atomic weights would place some elements way out of the human hearing range; also to preserve the intervallic relationships between the note and Hydrogen tonic, frequencies above 880Hz were systematically halved until they ended up...
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Journal

Infinity via Limit: 3 Examples of Creative Limitation
Recently for my Kaleidoscope project, I've made three songs that use only 4 microtonal notes (as opposed to the full octave of 12 traditional pitches.) It's my belief that any artist worth his or her salt should be able to create something memorable with whatever resources they've got. I've never been way into musical gear, and there was never a guitar or a keyboard I had to have. Anything that played notes was good enough to record a song with. Once during high-school I was grounded, and my...
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Short Stories

Transponder
i. I wake heading up the 405 but my hands can't grip the wheel. The car is weaving a little bit... not much... but still a little bit and I'm going fifteen miles an hour over the limit. I know I'm going in the right direction. It's almost as if my vehicle is being pulled by a deep magnetic force pinning me gently to my seat... but I don't know the destination. My eyes take turns gauging the distance between the traffic in front of me and scanning the car for clues. An empty pack of Camel...
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