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03-29-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

Two disparate visions of jazz and serial music,...

Two disparate visions of jazz and serial music, one from the 50's and the other a heist soundtrack from the 70's.

https://youtu.be/4NC836yJiXI

Milton Babbitt: All Set (1957)
Bill Evans...
03-27-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

Elliott Sharp (born March 1, 1951) is an American...

Elliott Sharp (born March 1, 1951) is an American contemporary classical composer, multi-instrumentalist, and performer.

A central figure in the avant-garde and experimental music scene in New...
03-24-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

For every one of us there is a road not taken - a...

For every one of us there is a road not taken - a choice that makes a world of difference. For Stravinsky, his most fascinating (to me) composition is a kind of false start, a road not taken. The...
03-22-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

https://youtu.be/xFhtP-OrsWo Harry Partch...

https://youtu.be/xFhtP-OrsWo

Harry Partch (1901 - 1974) earned the title musical maverick the hard way. He rode the rails during the Great Depression, designed his own musical instruments to play...
03-22-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 4,047,737
Posted By Dick Chainey

Who are the songwriters you never get tired of?...

Who are the songwriters you never get tired of? For me it's a combination of off-kilter lyrics and some specific musical vision no one else has. Been listening to a lot of Nick Cave lately, and Robyn...
03-20-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

Does anyone remember Everest Records? They were...

Does anyone remember Everest Records? They were famous for recording on 35MM motion picture film using specially designed machines. They were also noted for their garish album covers. For a time in...
03-18-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

People are often put off by the surface...

People are often put off by the surface complexity of Xenakis, his use of maths, and graphically bizarre notation. I say ignore all of that and just experience the visceral impact of his soundscapes.
03-16-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

The late Stephen Scott (d 2021) founded the Bowed...

The late Stephen Scott (d 2021) founded the Bowed Piano Ensemble in 1977 at Colorado College, and composed a body of music for his unique vision. For a time they toured and performed extensively,...
03-16-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

A perfect storm of weird: Howard Shore, Ornette...

A perfect storm of weird: Howard Shore, Ornette Coleman, and David Cronenberg

https://youtu.be/cPYMkT95qmg
03-15-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

Roky Erickson, leader of the 13th Floor...

Roky Erickson, leader of the 13th Floor Elevators, was a pioneer of the 60s Austin pyschedelic scene. He battled personal demons of paranoid schizophrenia, institutionalization, electroconvulsive...
03-14-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

Elliott Carter, last of the great 20th century...

Elliott Carter, last of the great 20th century composers, wrote "Sound Fields" as he approached his 100th birthday. Listen to this piece and feel the icy grip of death as it closes round your throat....
03-10-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

The bass guitar is typically considered a part of...

The bass guitar is typically considered a part of the rhythm section. I mean you would never use the base to deliver a long searing melodic solo. Would you?

https://youtu.be/1Fq-56TdMcw
Forum: Foo
03-10-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 196,686
Posted By Dick Chainey

1973 Fripp said this piece came to him in a...

1973
Fripp said this piece came to him in a dream. This is rock guitar re-imagined outside the traditional parameters of recycled blues licks.

https://youtu.be/jdqAU3IMnfw
03-09-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,112
Posted By Dick Chainey

Weird Music for Troubled Minds

Every day I will try to post an offering from my extensive knowledge of weird and troubling music.

Here's a good start, I think:

https://youtu.be/lQXmnpYuN9M
03-07-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 4,047,737
Posted By Dick Chainey

Stumbled on this oddball band. They have their...

Stumbled on this oddball band. They have their own tuning system, and a developed music theory to go with it. This recording is great on headphones.

Stephan Thelen: electric tritone guitar...
Forum: Foo
12-29-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 518,872
Posted By Dick Chainey

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11-08-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,095
Views: 350,443
Posted By Dick Chainey

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Must have the sunlight.
11-08-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,931
Posted By Dick Chainey

Still riding my Lemond Zurich - at age 72. I'm a...

Still riding my Lemond Zurich - at age 72. I'm a bit slower nowadays and a lot more careful, but that's okay. Still having fun.
09-01-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,597
Posted By Dick Chainey

Indeed, and there's a distinct difference between...

Indeed, and there's a distinct difference between triangles and "triangles."

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08-09-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 112,881
Posted By Dick Chainey

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Forum: Texas
07-31-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By Dick Chainey

Not a "pass" but it would be fun to make the ride...

Not a "pass" but it would be fun to make the ride from Davis Mountain State Park to Balmorhea State Park. It's 34 mile stretch of road with an ~1800' difference in elevation. It's up to you whether...
07-21-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dick Chainey

Take two BP meds: losartan and metoprolol. No...

Take two BP meds: losartan and metoprolol. No dizziness, but the metoprolol limits my heart rate. It's long and slow for me.
07-21-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,824
Posted By Dick Chainey

It all depends. Lots of people have lost...

It all depends. Lots of people have lost relatives or friends to covid or know someone in their close circle who has lost someone. You can fluff around with statistics but you can't hide dead bodies.
07-16-20, 01:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,297
Posted By Dick Chainey

I carry one of those generic plastic spray...

I carry one of those generic plastic spray bottles. I fill it with diluted bleach and carry it in my car. Once I get my groceries I spray them down. I even spray my hands and arms. HEB will deliver...
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