A Return to the Middle Ages

John Cage - Discussing Glenn Branca, indeterminacy, and other matters (18'30"). From Chicago '82: A Dip in the Lake, available in its entirety on Ubuweb. • Cage hadn't liked what he heard of Branca's "Symphony No. 2" the evening before, and returns repeatedly in his conversation with Belgian Wim Mertens to his objections to it.

Tracklist here. XML feed here. • Elsewhere on Third Factory: index, ensemble, nb.

Wednesday -- 23 January 2008 -- permalink

The Lipstick of Noise is a product of the Third Factory • Inspired by the music blogs • And by Paul Blackburn's reel-to-reel deck. Intending to make good use of PENNSound and other sources of digital audio files of poetry • Comments welcomeXML.