Kant

Kant’s Categories

A colleague recently suggested to me that Immanuel Kant’s categories of understanding could be described as algorithms that organize sense data. An algorithm, the someone said, is defined as “a procedure for solving a mathematical problem in a finite number […]

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Loop Guru

Loop Guru Origins: U.K. Styles: Chillout, ambient, world groove, Indian vibes, retro Discography: 2006 – Elderberry Shiftglass 2003 – Bathtime with Loop Guru 2003 – The Intrinsic Passion of Mysterious Joy 2001 – Loopus Interruptus 1999 – The Fountains of […]

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Dissidenten

Origins: Germany, North Africa, India Styles: World groove, chillout, Arabica Discography: 2008 – The Tangier Sessions 1999 – Mixed Up Jungle 1997 – Instinctive Traveler 1995 – Love Supreme 1993 – Jungle Book 1988 – Out of This World 1984 […]

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Transglobal Underground

Transglobal Underground Origins: U.K. Styles: World groove, ethno techno, tribal, Middle Eastern fusion Discography: 2011 – The Stone Turntable 2007 – Moonshout 2005 – Impossible Broadcasting 2001 – Yes Boss Food Corner 1999 – Backpacking On The Graves Of Our […]

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Beethoven and Philosophy

Beethoven and Philosophy Many people are not aware of the fact that Beethoven’s tremendous musical innovation was in part influenced by the incredible innovation occurring in German philosophy at that time. Beethoven knew several members of the German Idealist movement […]

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Look Fear in the Face

look fear in the face – Eleanor Roosevelt from You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life Eleanor Roosevelt is underappreciated as a person of wisdom. Her book, You Learn by Living is well worth reading. It […]

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