[PD] Hot inlet position
pkstone at ucdavis.edu
Thu Aug 20 22:17:15 CEST 2009
Projects need excellent criticism; they become moribund without it.
Matju's understanding of Pd is deep and broad, and he's not just making
noise -- the things of which he speaks are always interesting to me,
because they give insight into the inner workings of Pd.
It's easy to hear hostility in this text medium, when in reality it's
probably just passion.
Gabriel Vinazza wrote:
> I don't think Pd is an instrument, not in the sense you seem to
> understand something is it.
> It seems you don't have much to do or your job is not so exciting like
> fixing your deficiencies by spiting those horrible arguments to people
> that have more noble objectives.
> You can hear yourself now, I won't reply.
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 4:22 PM, Mathieu Bouchard<matju at artengine.ca> wrote:
>> On Thu, 20 Aug 2009, Gabriel Vinazza wrote:
>>> Once more, as an artist, I know that the freedom is on my mind... so I can
>>> make music even with a spoon.
>> Spoons are a traditional percussion instrument in my culture. The idea that
>> music can be made with a spoon is thus not only normal to me, it's also very
>>> I just wanted to say that Pd is a beatiful spoon.
>> I hope that it can be used as much more than that. I mean, there are all
>> those sophisticated devices that in the end got used as doorstops and
>> paperweights, and I don't wish them that. I justed want to say that Pd is an
>> excellent kind of Pd (sic), that can be used in terms of what it is instead
>> of whatever else we like to compare it to.
>> (comparisons also become more legitimate when you carefully select the
>> object compared to, according to the number and depth of its
>> And if "ideally" Pd should be just a "musical instrument" that you only have
>> to "tune and play", it's only to go with those musicians who ideally should
>> understand the breadth and depth of Pd's potential, but in practice don't.
>> _ _ __ ___ _____ ________ _____________ _____________________ ...
>> | Mathieu Bouchard - tél:+1.514.383.3801, Montréal, Québec
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