Sound to sound

Oct 17, 2011

I followed a link from Scripting News to venture capitalist Fred Wilson’s blog, AVC, and found a post about SoundcCloud, a service I signed up for back in August to post the clip of Erin and me talking about our wedding day 15 years ago.

On the SoundCloud site, I saw that rocker John Mayer has an account. That reminded me of this excellent post, from a few months back, on Berklee Blogs, John Mayer 2011 Clinic – ‘Manage the Temptation to Publish Yourself’. When I read that, I remembered sitting in the green room of the TWC Pavilion at Walnut Creek last summer, listening to Mayer talk about struggling to focus on the writing that mattered to him.

Walking back from a meeting on campus at the end of the day today, I heard the bells atop the Duke Chapel chiming, so I took out the iPad, opened the SoundCloud app, and recorded the sounds of bells, bicycles and students walking through fallen leaves:

Anton Zuiker

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