Brian Eno: Inside the Noisy Lab of One of Rock’s Greatest Producers

Brian Eno began his workday by drawing a small card from a box that sits on a desk in his London studio. The box was labeled Oblique Strategies, a system Eno devised in the 1970s with artist Peter Schmidt to help break creative logjams, giving cryptic suggestions like “Emphasize the flaws” or “Honor thy error as a hidden intention.” “Today, mine was ‘Be extravagant,'” Eno says. “I thought, ‘I’ll be extravagant with time.’ So we went for a walk in the sun, on this flimsy artistic excuse.”

via Brian Eno: Inside the Noisy Lab of One of Rock’s Greatest Producers | Music News | Rolling Stone.

NB: I LOVE Brian Eno…

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