All posts by Volkher Hofmann

Volkher Hofmann (deus62) has been blogging on and off since the 1990s and deus62.com is all that is left. He loves music, literature, drumming and, most of all, real life. He thinks the open web is much more important than social networks, closed-in ecosystems and other severely commercialized online endeavors.

Jóhann Jóhannsson.

Weekly Digest #5

January is traditionally one of two months in the year that are filled to the brim with school work. The German school year at most high schools is divided into two terms/semesters and the first

2016: A Classical Year

My music collecting has slowed down considerably. Actually, at the end of 2016 I had problems reconstructing from various saved receipts what I had actually bought and a number of CDs added to my collection

W.A. Mozart: The New Complete Edition (2016).

Weekly Digest #4

This Christmas was probably one of the most relaxing ones I have had in many years, despite the traveling it encompassed. From the 25th of December until the 28th, my parents got their share of

Saturday Nigh Fever (softened).

Dancing to a Different Tune

In many respects, 2016 was not my year. These past few days I have often thought about the lamentation that has been rising to a deafening roar steadily these many months / years and I have

The Anthony Vadala Memorial Page.

Mr. V.

Instead of starting the year off with a post lamenting how bad 2016 was, I thought I would move one of my most important small projects from some lost corner of the Internet back into

Weekly Digest #3 (header).

Weekly Digest #3

This third weekly digest comes with a slight delay of three or four days because as a teacher, I had the usual end of the year final exams to correct, several hundred actually. All of