"I cannot conceive of music that expresses absolutely nothing."
Béla Bartók - Composer
"It is important that musicians have a sense of occasion and danger in recording. Putting down tracks or vocals with endless opportunities to correct and perfect accomplishes the opposite of what I look for in a recording."
Joe Boyd - Producer
"Lighting is like driving a car. The requirements are the same."
"There is hardly anything in the world that some person cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper and people who consider price alone are this person's lawful prey."
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clark - Science Fiction Writer
"Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it."
"Having an idea is comething that cannot be learned anywhere."
"Harmony alone can stir the emotions. It is the one source from which melody directly emanates and draws its power."
Jean-Philippe Rameau - Composer
"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
Ken Olsen - Digital Equipment Corp., 1977
"It is unimportant what style we use, baroque or tubular steel. What modernism has given us is freedom."