Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

Category: video

digital media sucks

Maurizio has a great post about the dismal quality of mp3/ACC audio, and the parallels in crappy video. Actually the problem – for audio at least – is far worse than just the final format: Dynamic range, warmth and depth have all but disappeared it seems in today‚Äôs music recordings. Music is compressed in recording, […]

thou shalt not…

Some fellow named “Bopuc” linked to this vid, of dan le sac VS scroobius pip, which is, really, quite great: I thought dan le sac (or scroobius?) might change his mind when he got to the Clash, but he didn’t, and i was happy. courage of convictions.

Video – boogat

I did a video interview of Montreal hip hop artist Boogat, for the National Arts Centre’s Scene Quebec programme/podcast. SceneQuebec is an arts festival in Ottawa/Gatineau, April 20-May 5. Here’s the boogat vid. There are a few more vids by me coming out too, some about theatre, and another about the classical music programming. You […]