What Immortality Looks like

Posted by AWintory - September 5, 2016 - News

I am hell-bent on updating this blog more. I’ll probably skew towards shorter posts, and everything is cross-posted now to Medium. Every year, except once I think, since moving to LA in 2005 I’ve attended John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl. At first it was fun but quickly expanded beyond fun and started to become […]

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Thinking about color

Posted by AWintory - January 28, 2013 - News

I began writing this post as a review of the LA Philharmonic’s recent premiere of Peter Eötvös’s second violin concerto, “DoReMi,” but it has expanded to something a bit more soul-searching. I was preparing to rather casually assert a belief which, on reflection, demanded a far harder look. So, if you’ll indulge me … As […]

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Thanksgiving in December

Posted by AWintory - December 9, 2012 - News

No sooner did I start writing this did I realize that the title of this post should probably instead say ‘Thanksgiving year-round.’ Since Journey’s release in March, this year has been one constant and unrelenting barrage. A barrage of encouraging words, profoundly moving private messages, articles, interviews and lots of new, inspiring projects. The words […]

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Video Games Live!

Posted by AWintory - May 27, 2012 - News

Six years ago, very shortly after moving to Los Angeles, I attended my first Video Games Live concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Unsurprisingly, I thought it was great, but what struck me most was the audience response: raw and explosive energy. It was overwhelming and incredibly exciting to see a crowd that engaged. Something like […]

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The Real Reason Why

Posted by AWintory - April 14, 2012 - News

I believe that an artist creates as a function of their personality. We are a product of infinite unique variables and experiences, and thus our art is too. It’s immensely subjective, and that’s what separates art from documented reality or some otherwise literal data gathering. The entire point is that art be a manifestation of […]

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