A brief post for this one, as its production was slightly rushed, and I am having trouble concentrating. I am typing this during the show, and it appears that the equipment in the control room has gained sentience, realized humans are ruining the planet and is single-handedly attempting to save us all by performing experiments […]
Tonight’s show: Marginal Music During Japan’s Bubble Economy, 1982-1994.
Featuring the world’s most exciting graphics, guest George Rahi, and a bunch of cassettes. The show’s arc begins prior to Japan’s real estate and asset boom, with contemporary classical pieces that are generally strongly influenced by Western music. By the mid 80s, a new optimism has grasped […]
The 2 hour show became an elaborate preview of the Circles of Sleep show at the Western Front this upcoming weekend. This is a collection of droning lullabies, extracted from a broad range of genres, starting with Sound Art (Gordon Monahan) and moving through Soundscape Composition (Hildegard Westerkamp), Minimal Electronica (Dalot), Post Rock (Miracle Fortress, […]
What was intended to be a show of contemporary classical ending up having nothing particularly classical about it. Call it an exercise in serialism.
1) Frederic Rzewski – ‘Coming Together’ – Attica / Coming Together / Les Moutons De Panurge – United States – 1974
Two versions of this piece appear below. The second and more recent version […]