Brian Eno On Musical Innovation
In a recent Guardian interview, musical pioneer Brian Eno shares some insightful thoughts on music.
In a recent interview by The Observer, music pioneer Brian Eno shares some insightful thoughts on his craft.
The Role of Instruments in a Digital Context
For Eno, the synthesizer is an instrument that marks a break from the history of music and has little to no cultural conventions that determine how we use it. He refers to it as an “unfinished instrument” due to the infinite ways it can be used to sculpt sound.
He also asserts that:
“Instruments sound interesting not because of their sound but because of the relationship a player has with them”.