Creel Pone V/A "New Directions in Sound" CP194-195 Double CDr
The latter's name should be familiar to most of you via his influential 1972 tome "Electronic Music: Systems, Techniques, and Controls" - something of a bedrock text on modular synthesis & Live Electronic practice. His "Two X Two" for pulse-width modulated drones & scraping synthetic shapes predates said by a good few years; in fact he appeared here on record for the first time, rarely since save for his performances - alongside the rest of the Electric Weasel Ensemble - of Johanna Beyer's "Music of the Spheres" on the classic 1750 Arch collection "New Music For Electronic And Recorded Media" & on David Rosenboom's 1975 "Brainwave Music" LP.
Similarly, this is the only issued work by USC doctoral candidate Galen Wilson, whose Musique Concrète piece "Applications" is a gorgeous assemblage of classic 60s acousmatic signifiers, narrowing in on segments of almost Logothetis-ian tape-speed simultaneity. Finally, William Duckworth put out a couple of LPs on Lovely in the 80s before authoring the fantastic "Talking Music: Conversations With John Cage, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, and Five Generations of American Experimental Composers" book in the 90s. His "Gambit" here marries bleeping, careening Live Electronics & Taped Sounds alongside an exhaustive array of extended techniques courtesy of a lone percussionist.
Reproducing a pair of late 60s collections (CRS 1201, CRS 1202) compiled by Creel Pone alumni David Cope (see "K, Weeds," CP #153) & issued privately on Cope & John...
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