Tag Archives: sketchbook 2013


[✍] About artistic freedom


“Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there,” Miles Davies told his young musicians. He also said, “don’t play what you know, play what you don’t know.” “I have to change,” he said. “It’s like a curse.” Legends say legendary things. But it’s not just a brainy quote. The imperative to […]

[✍] Myspace 2013


Myspace have just relaunched. The website design is new and trendy, focussed on mobile. Other amazing things are introduced, among them a new version of iPhone/iPad application which now works as it should. But the old blogs are gone, as well as many other things musicians used to have there […]

[✍] Photos from RCM Museum of Music


I hope one day I will find time to thoroughly inspect photos and videos I took in London. I mean, of course I have looked through them at least once and showed some of them to my friends. But I didn’t have time to publish some best shots on flickr.com, instagram and […]

[✍] NAMM Musikmesse Russia 2013 (photos)


Last year’s debut of NAMM Musikmesse Russia looked really promising. Just a year passed, it’s May 2013 (same dates, actually), but I’ve got an impression that the trade fair is running out of steam. There is too much empty space within the same halls. A large part of the Forum […]

[✍] Happy Chinese New Year of the Snake 2013!


New Moon. Sun is in Aquarius, and my friends and I are going to celebrate the Chinese New Year tonight. Here is a picture and a small reminder for myself and friends. 風水: Red is for love and transformation, Black for mystery and protection. iPad is for creativity and communication. […]