Feel free to skip around, listen to Merce, and watch the movement. He changed the way we look at dance. It is disjunctive, non-linear. Art is anticipating Continental Philosophy
|Collaboration: Robert Rauschenberg Backdrop for Merce Cunningham Dancers|
These were the Jimmy Carter years when grant money flowed to the arts instead of war. Reagan put a stop to all that. But those years were an incredible time to be alive and awake to what was going on.
Then we have the towering figure of John Cage
Let's see. Annie Gosfield of course.
is an excerpt from her album Lost Signals and Drifting Stellites but I couldn't get it to load.So link to it.
(The Mind Is A Muscle,Part 1),1966
It was an amazing time to be young and alive.
I want readers to know how deep FKA twigs's roots are in what she is doing.
First Miley Cyrus came along with Wrecking Ball
and upped the game with TWERKING
Now all that soft porn looks waaaay dated and hard core porn doesn't have the bite it used to.
Miley Cyrus has made a FOUCAULDIAN CUT into the Discourse of pop princess performing. How can anyone follow her as she has taken it to the edge in excess,and jumped over the abyss. She imploded all that pseudo seduction so what is next?Who will step into this GAP, this space she has opened up in mainstream pop?
And finally after over 50 years we have disjunctive dance and music in the
Just think no more songs about lousy boyfriends, lost lovers, R&B, and all the rest of pop music manipulating your feelings, trying to make you feel a certain way.
Just sound now
Will you pay more attention to the sounds around you. Isn't this William Burroughs cut and paste in sound not words?
Finally music I want to listen to. Something that puts me in the space of the auteur.