Robert Erickson’s book Sound Structure in Music is a classic treatment of the problems and potential of sound-centered composition. Percorsi Musicali has just published my thoughts on the book here.
The Stylus/BLK Arkestra’s realization of J.S. Adams‘ graphic score To Satisfy Their Cruel Hunger, performed at the 2014 Sonic Circuits Festival of Experimental Music, can now be heard in its entirety on Soundcloud.
Some images of The Subtle Body Transmission Orchestra, with dancers, performing on the grounds of the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center building during last weekend’s Sonic Circuits Festival of Experimental Music. Sam Byrd, percussion; Tim Harding, alto saxophone; Rich O’Meara, vibraphone; Tom Wall, baritone saxophone; Jeff Surak, benevolent Dictaphone; Amanda Blythe, Ken Manheimer and Sarah Schaffer, … More dancing about architecture, outside
This past weekend’s Sonic Circuits Festival was an edifying and exhausting time for all involved. Percorsi Musicali was good enough to ask me to report on the event; it’s just been posted here. Playing with both the Subtle Body Transmission Orchestra and the BLK Arkestra was a great pleasure. And special thanks to Sam Byrd … More sonic circuits 2014
The Subtle Body Transmission Orchestra (Sam Byrd, percussion; Tim Harding, alto saxophone; Rich O’Meara, vibraphone; Tom Wall, baritone saxophone; me, double bass) with Dictaphone interventionist Jeff Surak and dancers Amanda Blythe, Ken Manheimer, Sarah Schaffer and Hannah Whitley kick off Day 2 of the 2014 Sonic Circuits Festival of Experimental Music on Saturday at 5:30 … More sonic circuits 2014