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May 12, 2013. I've now made all my tracks downloadable for your listening pleasure. If you put anything of mine in a composition of your own, or a DJ set, I'd like to hear about it (just common courtesy, really) and I'd like links and a copy of the track so I can post them on my page (post the track in my collaborations set).
My apologies for the tech tracks I've posted coming up in your stream. They were meant as examples on my blog, Poetry and Other Sounds. Originally all were posted as private tracks but SoundCloud has mangled the code so that private tracks can't be shared.
Also, I've started another blog that is just meant as an outlet for any random thought taking shape in my head, called The Naked Old Man.

As of April 15, 2012 I've begun a blog for the express purpose of exploring and discussing the recording of poetry, specifically audio compositions that include music or other sounds. I'm trying to build an archival record of what has been produced and by whom; a continuing report on current events (that means you, SoundClouders); and some information on basic recording techniques and technologies to help all of us make better recordings. I invite you to participate. (In 2013 I began exploring multimedia digital publishing, such as epubs, PDFs, and, maybe, HTML and interactive magazines. I think this could be of interest to anyone producing audio and written (or graphic) works and am documenting my endeavors on the blog.)

I've just added a link to my visual art at Deviant Art (I'm in the process of building a small gallery there). You have to log in and be over 21 to view most of my work—it is sexually explicit.

I've also added another SoundCloud link, "it was my favorite planet", where I'll be posting my field recordings.

I am pre-Sputnik. I've been drawing all my life, writing and painting since the mid-1970s, and recording since 1996. Even though I use many of the same tools and instruments, I do not consider myself a musician.
These audio compositions are meant as sort of a collage to create a fuller presentation of my words (poems, rants, ad lib ramblings), much the way the application of paint or physical objects will further develop a pencil sketch. Most of the sounds are recordings of household, outdoor, or industrial sounds that have been processed in Sound Forge (whether looped, mangled, or left recognizable) that I then put together (sometimes structured into rhythms, sometimes randomly placed) in ACID Pro, often combined with various software instruments such as those from Native Instrument's Komplete or with commercial loops from the ACID library (the loops have always made me uncomfortable because they're too pretty and too professional sounding).
For anyone interested in going deeper than the sounds I've added the text, if there is one, background information, and other intellectual babble to the comments section of each track and set.

swampmessiah   Michael Myshack, St. Paul, United States

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