“I literally don’t understand the concept of boring. I know that it’s out there. I know some people complain of boredom. But I have no idea what’s on their mind when they experience it. Are they are desensitized? Are they are too bombarded? Are they incapable of connecting to life? Because—wow!—life is actually pretty good.”
Gogol Bordello’s lead singer Eugene Hutz on why only boring people get bored.
“I think that people and electronic music could be more free. Normally, electronic musicians aren’t even a little bit free on live stage because they are face to face with the laptop all the time. Just move.” —Electro beat boxer Ryo Fujimoto.
“…we’re born into thinking we constantly have to rearrange things. Trying to constantly create order is a source of suffering…A lot of the chaos of the band on the stage is my crusade to bust out of too much order. Perfectionism is a disease.”
Why are all our ringtones so annoying? These professionally-composed ringtones use an electric guitar, acoustic guitar, acoustic piano, and computer sound effects to interrupt your day as pleasantly as possible. Have a listen.
This summer the music platform Spotify joined with the New York City Department of Education’s Innovate NYC Schools initiative to sponsor the first ever Music Education Hackathon, where makers, teachers and students worked together to create new solutions.