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"The sage embraces things. Ordinary people discriminate among things and parade their discriminations before others. So I say those who discriminate fail to see." --Chuang Tzu

On some days, Emerald Adrift is a solo act. On others, it is a collaborative effort. On every day, it is devoted to making subtly detailed electronic music of any sort, primarily through the use of inexpensive and/or outmoded technologies.


   

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SIG3-GEN(+834)  

(Joey Hinson & D. K. Herpich, 1999.) Epicurus once told a friend: "I write this for you, not for the many; for we are for each other a sufficiently big audience."
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Fractured Calm  

(D. K. Herpich, 2003.) "Do you imagine that I would take so much pain and so much pleasure in writing, do you think that I would be so stubborn, so reckless, if I were not preparing--with a rather feverish hand--a labyrinth into which I can venture, shifting my purpose, opening for it underground passages, pushing it far from itself, finding for it overhangs that epitomize and deform its journey, where I can lose myself and appear at last to eyes I will never have to meet again?" --Michel Foucault, The Archeology of Knowledge
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Punk Revival  

(D. K. Herpich, 2003.) "In the short night, / a passing shower / across the wooden eaves." --Buson
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Skyward  

(D. K. Herpich, 1996.) In the Carmina Burana, an anonymous poet wrote: "It is a miserable soul / who does not enjoy life / nor lusts / under the reign of Summer."
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