Knights of Fuzz: The Garage & Pyschedelic Music Explosion by Timothy Gassen

By Timothy Gassen

The ebook good points hundreds of thousands of foreign storage and psychedelic band histories, vast CD and vinyl discographies, enormous quantities of interviews, and enormous quantities of infrequent images and album hide reproductions. Chapters specialize in foreign fanzines, storage song video, compilation albums, plus an in depth research of the global smooth storage and psychedelic scene.

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When processes are very slow, they become nontransitive; from A to B and from B to C nothing seems to have changed, yet A is different from (what we remember of) C. As disappointing as such “performances” are, one also comes across musicians whose integrity, dedication and hard work are cause for celebration. To name only a few: David Tudor, Cathy Berberian, Gunther Schuller, Jan DeGaetani, Robert Miller, Arthur Weisberg, Bruno Maderna, Hans Rosbaud, Harvey Sollberger, Aki Takahashi, Alan Feinberg .

The mind wanders as thoughts lure it away from the phenomenal present. Composing, performing, and listening to music wholeheartedly are excellent ways to develop and strengthen attention. cage contemplating/contemplating cage one person’s work and achievements, including Cage’s. “We had the chance to do it individually. Now we must do it together: globally. War will not be group conflict: it’ll be murder, pure and simple, individually conceived” (A Year from Monday, 9). But individuality is not to be subverted to serve some totalistic vision.

Kliban cartoon: Man changing a light bulb. Dog, sitting nearby, looking on. ) 6. VI. Perhaps the moment of supreme insight about the interpenetration of opposites came to Cage when he discovered that absolute silence is impossible. At Harvard University, Cage entered an anechoic chamber and was surprised to hear two sounds, one high and one low. He asked the technician in charge why he had heard anything at all if the room was so silent. “The high one is your nervous system in operation, and the low one is your blood in circulation” (A Year From Monday, 134).

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