What happened in half a year of silence? I've been getting my fix in ink instead of air, writing a weekly column on XX C experimental music in Felix, the newspaper of Imperial College London.
Pt. 0 caveat auditor
Pt. 1 contemporary classical
or: what the atom bomb and the death of God
have to do with birds and brutalism
Pt. 2 a new ear for classical
or: when British breakcore met the Polish post-war
Pt. 3 musique concrète
or: how the Berlin Wall made it to Broadway
Pt. 4 elektronische Musik
or: drums are from Africa, synths are from Germany
Pt. 5 the American avant-garde
or: ears make music too, you know?
& a happy birthday to you, Mr. Cage!
Pt. 6 punk
or: I ain't thick, it's just a trick
Pt. 7 noise
Pt. 8 free jazz
or: it don't have to mean a thing