Recently read Wire columnist David Stubbs’ book “Fear of Music: Why People Get Rothko But Don’t Get Stockhausen”. Great topic. Unfortunately, not a great book. I found a detailed and thoughtful critique HERE which I would say provides more insight into the subject of the book than the book itself. Who is this mysterious ‘Rouge’s [...]
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July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized
July 7th, 2009 · 2 Comments · 20th Century Composers, Quotations
It’s a shame that many people seem to remember Stockhausen either for his comments about 9/11 or the entertaining, but horribly framed 1995 article in The Wire where Stocky was given some “electronica” tracks to listen to and comment on. For those of you who thought Aphex Twin had the last laugh, check out this [...]