"We committed the unpardonable error of playing to the thinkers rather than the drinkers"

- Nick Cave, 1981, on The Boys Next Door, precursor group to The Birthday Party
"Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence."

- William Blake
“For a few years after learning music, I did not sing, I only listened; I heard a lot of music of different kinds. This is an education which is as important as practicing music. The singer has to be a great thief. From each person take the best to create your own style.”

- Bhimsen Joshi 1997
"There is nothing more musical than a sunset" -   Claude Debussy
"Green eyed soul consumed with envy for another time" - David Toop
"Fame is finally only the sum total of all the misunderstandings that can gather around a new name" --Rilke
"The engineers of the future will be poets."

~ Terence McKenna

As described by Terence McKenna in Ordinary Language, Visible Language and Virtual Reality:
The starships of the future that will explore the high frontier of the unknown will be syntactical. The engineers of the future will be poets.

This is what virtual reality holds out to us—the possibility of walking in to the constructs of the imagination. In a way culture is that. I mean our cities, bridges, highways, airliners and art galleries are condensations out of the imagination, but at tremendous cost because we must make them out of matter. Once we can make them out of light, out of electrons, then we won't build skyscrapers a hundred and twenty stories high, we'll build them as high as we want.

Roof height will no longer be a factor ruled by cost effectiveness and gravity, it will be a parameter ruled by the imagination as well all other parameters and then we will discover what man truly is—when we are able t…