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1. "DUST includes rarities, demos, unreleased songs and instrumentals, live recordings, and more."
Author: Adrian Belew
2. "I didn't make my first solo record until 1981 so I don't have any 60's or 70's recordings but I am working on a large boxed set called DUST to be released next year, the 20th anniversary of my first solo record."
Author: Adrian Belew
3. "Anytime there is a Bigfoot show, where they supposedly have recordings of him, I am watching. I love the idea of Bigfoot. I want him to be out there somewhere."
Author: Allen Covert
4. "I realized I liked being in the studio and working on translating the ideas into recordings."
Author: Ariel Rechtshaid
5. "Most of my recorded material has been in small group configurations. I have not released large orchestral works as recordings because it hasn't been within the realm of possibility."
Author: Bill Dixon
6. "Movie stars and singers never fully pass away because their images are replayed on film and recordings, over and over."
Author: Bill Kurtis
7. "Right now, I'm thinking in terms of just having a good band, man. Having a good act for the stage. Being a good performer, you know? Connected to that is future recordings, and future tunes, that kind of stuff."
Author: Dan Hicks
8. "My husband is a musician. He cooks and he's a chef but he also, he makes basement recordings. So many people in my life make basement recordings, so I feel very lucky, I'm surrounded by very creative people."
Author: Dana Spiotta
9. "Lately, though, he'd just been tired in general. Tired of people. Tired of books and TV and the nightly news and songs on the radio he'd heard years before and hadn't liked much in the first place. He was tired of his clothes and tired of his hair and tired of other people's clothes and other people's hair. He was tired of wishing things made sense. He'd gotten to a point where he was pretty sure he'd heard everything anyone had to say on any given subject and so it seemed he spent his days listening to old recordings of things that hadn't seemed fresh the first time he'd heard them.Maybe he was simply tired of life, of the absolute effort it took to get up every goddamned morning and walk out with into the same fucking day with only slight variations in the weather and food.He wondered if this was what clinical depression felt like, a total numbness, a weary lack of hope."
Author: Dennis Lehane
10. "The government paid the family of Richard Nixon $18 million for papers, tape recordings and other materials seized after Watergate."
Author: Dexter Scott King
11. "The thing is, it really did take us too long to get these recordings done. We've had our rough times in the studio in the past, but after four weeks most of the material would have been recorded. This time it seemed like it just goes on and on."
Author: Ed O'Brien
12. "This is... an attempt to find some of the important fault lines in the narrative of "recorded history"--the points where people with access to the technology decided that *this* was how recordings should sound, and *this* is what it means to make a record. Ultimately, this is the story of what it means to make a recording of music--a *representation* of music--and declare it to be music itself."
Author: Greg Milner
13. "I like to stay home and listen to recordings."
Author: Gyorgy Ligeti
14. "That became the signature Ice-T style - rhymes that were "topical" and "vividly optical." To me it was street-level journalism, real-life observations told in poetry. That's the vision I tried to bring to all my recordings."
Author: Ice T
15. "I finished the recordings I had started with Eleven. Matt Cameron joined for the rest of those sessions."
Author: Jack Irons
16. "I was a beginner again. I practiced hard and used to listen very closely to recordings of American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams and Kenny Clarke."
Author: Jamie Muir
17. "We never got anything out of the recordings. I'm still as broke as I was when I was with the Mothers."
Author: Jimmy Carl Black
18. "Breathing in the scent of his hair,I realized I'd needed him my whole life, before we even met. First, his music and the way he taught me through books and recordings. Then, he saved my life and refused to abandon me no matter how much I deserved it."
Author: Jodi Meadows
19. "I've come to realize that you live on through recordings; they're like a musical diary, a window into somebody's soul."
Author: Joe Perry
20. "At the Isle of Wight, the sound went out and kind of kept on going. And I wasn't... when I came off stage I was kind of unhappy about how we had played. But now, I listen back to those recordings and it's not bad."
Author: Keith Emerson
21. "But how could anyone who's ever seen a summer- big recordings of green and skies lit up electric with splashy sunsets, a riot of flowers and wind that smells like concert- pick the snow?"
Author: Lauren Oliver
22. "I think recordings have been a terrific advance because now, when you have a piece of music, particularly something that appears to the listener very complicated, there's really a push to the world to try to figure out what it was that he was hearing."
Author: Leo Ornstein
23. "The best live recordings capture elements of surprise onstage."
Author: M. Ward
24. "I got more used to my own voice, but still it's hard for me to listen to my own voice, or hear the recordings."
Author: Meg White
25. "Sometimes in the past when I was going to perform a piece again I would listen to old recordings and try to reproduce the material. This time I realized that carrying around old information, trying to get everything in, and still be in the moment just doesn't work."
Author: Meredith Monk
26. "It was a music that had so little wisdom you wanted to clean nearly every note he passed, passed it seemed along the way as if travelling in a car, passed before he even approached it and saw it properly. There was no control except the mood of his power … and it is for this reason it is good you never heard him play on recordings. If you never heard him play some place where the weather for instance could change the next series of notes—then you should never have heard him at all. He was never recorded."
Author: Michael Ondaatje
27. "'Cause I can make more money going in and doing my recordings and selling them through my entities that I have, rather than going to a record co. and them release a record and pay me 5 percent of what they make off it."
Author: Mickey Gilley
28. "I did extensive, extensive recordings and made a classical CD-ROM set, which is still on the market. For ten years, it was by itself as the cream of the crop of samples."
Author: Miroslav Vitous
29. "My archive project is a multiedged sword. It is something I love doing, but it raises some questions about my motives in doing it. A writer accused me of building my archives just to further my own legend, whatever that is. I hope you don't believe that. What a shallow existence that would be! I remember reading that article saying that about me. It pissed me off. It's my life, and I am a collector. I collect everything: cars, trains, manuscripts, photographs, tape recordings, records, memories and clothes, to name a few. The fact that I want to create a chronological history of my recordings and supporting work is proof positive that I am an incurable collector, confronted with an amazingly detailed array of creations that I have painstakingly rat-holed over the years."
Author: Neil Young
30. "Well, in the sense that we do not tour or record together anymore - then I suppose not. But if our old recordings get heard more we shall be delighted."
Author: Peter Asher
31. "I'd like to hear five recordings of Louis Armstrong playing and singing "What Did I Do to Be so Black and Blue"-all at the same time. Sometimes now I listen to Louis while I have my favorite dessert of vanilla ice cream and sloe gin. I pour the red liquid over the white mound, watching it glisten and the vapor rising as Louis bends that military instrument into a beam of lyrical sound."
Author: Ralph Ellison
32. "Never have so many recordings of the great Masses and motets been in wider circulation."
Author: Richard Morris
33. "Singles needed to come back. And what I tried to do in my online experiment was to change the rules for myself and make available at a more regular pace the fruits of my labour, for people who decided they wanted to support my recordings."
Author: Todd Rundgren
34. "My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old. He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover."
Author: Tom Glazer
35. "I learnt from Armstrong on the early recordings that you never sang a song the same way twice."
Author: Van Morrison

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