for 2010′s rpm challenge, i wanted to see if anyone was planning on doing another “blind chaos” project. blind chaos got started in 2009 and the premise was to record roughly 35 minutes of whatever, ideally leaving gaps and pauses and spaces for other instruments, and then someone would, at the end, mash them all together and submit it to rpm. little did i know that i would end up being the mixer and producer of this year’s blind chaos. being at the helm and having not actually submitted a track was an educational experience. i’d never really mixed before, not as a live twiddling with levels and effects and stuff, and it was amazing to me how the tracks flowed into each other naturally, so that i really didn’t need to push anything that hard — i just needed to let the music and the emerging counterpoints do their thing. blind chaos 2010 final cover art with updated title and contributor listings after February was over, there were still some folks who hadn’t been able to participate. i remembered how that felt, and thinking that just because it wasn’t February shouldn’t mean that we couldn’t…
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i’m a 31 yr. old (eek!) male, happily married with one son, gavin, and one daughter, lilah. with erin , i started arcane palette creative design — a web design studio hell-bent on spreading awesome, artistic design to the masses. i get my rocks off from technology, hacking html and css, watching (good) anime (like, say, trigun, neon genesis evangelion, his and her circumstances, lain), making/listening to music, and being generally a nrrd. having worked in the specialty department at whole foods for about a year, i’m a bit of a food snob, and my favorite cheeses are cambozola, dubliner with stout, cowgirl creamery’s mt tam, and humbolt fog i like amano chocolate, fran’s salt caramels and truffles and bissinger’s chocolate barks. curry puffs (especially from Sawadee Thai Restaurant) are like thai food heaven. i also like vietnamese food and sushi. my musical tastes are eclectic, but you can’t go wrong with some saul williams or nine inch nails. you can check me out on last.fm or the arcane palette page on blip.fm to see what i’m listening to. right now i’m playing a lot of borderlands, but i also play a lot of guild wars and classics like civ 3 and heroes of might and magic 3. i recently started a tumblog…
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August 24, 2011
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