Resonant Thoughts: Curtis Roads’ “Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic” (2015) 


“In the real world of acoustic instruments, every note and drum stroke is unique. Thus we seek to avoid the bland impression of repeated sounds that never change. It is worthwhile to take the trouble to articulate a unique identity for each object by creative editing and processing. This includes stamping each sound with a unique dynamic profile.”

– Curtis Roads, Composing Electronic Music: A New Aesthetic (2015)

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