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

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

the unanswered question

A little over a year ago composer Olivia Block’s Karren was released on Sedimental Records. Published simultaneously with Mike Bullock’s Figures Without Ground, these two recordings would be the last of the label’s CD releases – Sedimental proprietor Rob Forman

the unanswered question

A little over a year ago composer Olivia Block’s Karren was released on Sedimental Records. Published simultaneously with Mike Bullock’s Figures Without Ground, these two recordings would be the last of the label’s CD releases – Sedimental proprietor Rob Forman

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

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

excite the ions

I always find it hard to make audible what I want to hear, so I’ll be playing and think, this is o.k., and this is kind of interesting. But it’s never what I had in mind. I’ve finally accepted that.

excite the ions

I always find it hard to make audible what I want to hear, so I’ll be playing and think, this is o.k., and this is kind of interesting. But it’s never what I had in mind. I’ve finally accepted that.

the idea of fields

People should accustom themselves to the idea of fields, and to look upon everything, even an abstract idea, as a centre, surrounded by zones, auras or spheres of the same nature as the centre, only more attenuated and shading off

the idea of fields

People should accustom themselves to the idea of fields, and to look upon everything, even an abstract idea, as a centre, surrounded by zones, auras or spheres of the same nature as the centre, only more attenuated and shading off

supernatural sounds

And in any case there are no supernatural sounds nowadays. Villiers de L’Isle-Adams, L’ever Future, 1866 Christian Wolfarth sensed the potential for drums and cymbals to be sounded in ways that can confound the ear without a  trace of gimmick

supernatural sounds

And in any case there are no supernatural sounds nowadays. Villiers de L’Isle-Adams, L’ever Future, 1866 Christian Wolfarth sensed the potential for drums and cymbals to be sounded in ways that can confound the ear without a  trace of gimmick

brutal vnemo

Tomaž Grom, the 42-year old Slovenian double bassist, can evince real concern for his instrument, even from a seasoned listener like myself. Sam, Za…, his remarkable home-recorded solo bass document from November 2013, has sections of such tortuous attack and

brutal vnemo

Tomaž Grom, the 42-year old Slovenian double bassist, can evince real concern for his instrument, even from a seasoned listener like myself. Sam, Za…, his remarkable home-recorded solo bass document from November 2013, has sections of such tortuous attack and

after the age of frozen hearts

A kind of Ice Age spreading, filling valleys… you can walk in it Live in it, drive through it then it melts away For whatever spaces After the age of Frozen hearts. Gary Snyder, Mountains & Rivers Without End Richard

after the age of frozen hearts

A kind of Ice Age spreading, filling valleys… you can walk in it Live in it, drive through it then it melts away For whatever spaces After the age of Frozen hearts. Gary Snyder, Mountains & Rivers Without End Richard