How

Technique

10 Mar , 2012  

Scales from sam price on Vimeo. I have preferences when it comes to how I do things. These emerge from the belief that the ‘how’ will profoundly influence the outcome (but not the extent to which anyone should care about same). You may have noticed that my current solo output differs somewhat from that which […]

Why

Listening habits

3 Mar , 2012  

Drums on Tetra from sam price on Vimeo. I’d long suspected that part of my enjoyment of music was based in nostalgia when I read Theodore Adorno’s 1938 essay ‘On the Fetish Character in Music and the Regression of Listening’. There’s little I could add to Adorno’s commentary of how ‘the familiarity of a piece […]

Why

Thinking

25 Feb , 2012  

Application from sam price on Vimeo. A friend asked me recently what I was thinking when putting my stuff together. Inherent in the question is not just the sense that I can transfer meaning from projecting my emotions into the work itself but furthermore, that the work has a meaning beyond the notes themselves, an […]