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Marc Weidenbaum founded Disquiet.com, which is focused on the intersection of sound, art, and technology, in 1996. A former editor of Tower Records' Pulse! magazine, he's written for Nature, Boing Boing, and the website of The Atlantic. He's commissioned compositions from such musicians as Scanner, Steve Roden, and Stephen Vitiello, and lectures on the role of sound in the media landscape. He lives in San Francisco.
It's not full of revelations on the album from Richard himself, but it's a good easy read about the circumstances surrounding him signing to WEA, why the album is so different from... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rich L.
Far too much abstract descriptions of the sounds on the album and too little inside information or insight. Read morePublished 2 months ago by tremspeed
perhaps reflecting the author's nationality, i felt this was a little too american-centric. it focussed too much on the american distributor of saw 2, and how that label dealt with... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Andrew Utting
This text would be great if it was edited down to a 6-8 page magazine article. Weldenbaum doesn't have enough material or insider information to fill a whole book, so he pads and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by nopollution
Certainly not a bad book but there is next to nothing on the background of the album itself. I would love to know what equipment Richard D. Read morePublished 12 months ago by David Wellbaum
An interesting read about this milestone work...I am almost finished and then plan to pick up the new Dilla book in this series.Published 13 months ago by alex schkrutz