In Memoriam: Pauline Oliveros

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Oliveros playing a Buchla

Pauline Oliveros [b., May 30, 1932 – d.,November 24, 2016]

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3 Things

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EARS – Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith [Label: Western Vinyl, 2016]

I recently purchased her sixth album after giving it a spin on Bandcamp. It hits all of the marks if you are into this type of sound (which I won’t dare try to classify).

The work of the late Julius Eastman: Minimalist Classical composer, vocalist, pianist and dancer. His piece ‘Gay Guerrilla‘ alone is worth the price of admission. Balls-to-the-wall recently re-discovered/ uncovered visionary.

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Shake [The Thing, 2015] – The Thing

I could not find this album on vinyl, so I bought the c.d. I thoroughly enjoyed the madcap energy and intensity here.