David Smooke’s Imaginary Audience

About a month ago David Smooke wrote a great piece for NewMusicBox called The Audience Does Not Exist. In it, he argues that imagining “the audience” in your head, and then trying to write music in order to please it, is basically a fool’s errand. He argues that it’s much more sensible to trust your […]

Peabody’s all over Kickstarter

And that means either that we’re a bunch of clever musicians on the leading edge of the new creative economy, or that we’re all desperately in need of cash. One of those two. It’s great to see so many of my Peabody classmates and collaborators trying something new, and I’m excited to see all of […]