go to the center

Go to the center of the sound, get it in the center, then spin out...stripping away the filigree, go to the center. Bill Dixon ...that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach. Antonin Artaud Andrew Lafkas composed 1+1= year zero (water/moon) with eight fellow musicians in mind, players he has come to know as collaborators …

both forward and back in history

Michael Vincent Waller offers miniatures after La Monte Young, short duration works that hold the seed-syllables for long duration extemporisations; unlike the seeds cooked by Young, Waller's mentor of five years, Waller allows his five pieces to expire upon tracing themselves in your memory. They hardly overstay their welcome - instead their figures recur naturally …