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cruel integers

By vinpous on July 29, 2016 8:38 am

FM Mk2, old tape-manipulation patch. Hybridised. A bit dodgy. Needs work.

Words by Matt Hawkins:

Men count their lives like hands
In the blind watches of the night,
The darkened room, the cigarette,
The purple curtain, the lamp’s corona,
Nicotine-dyed fingernails, forgotten heraldry,
Fate in numbers.
Existence is arithmetic: equations, cruel integers,
Pre-ordained solutions.
What do they count but their own slow unravelling?
Calories perhaps, the years of their bondage,
Slowly circling death’s drainhole.

Spoken by me.

Used with permission.

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August 1, 2016 12:12 am

Powerfully inventive! Like swords clashing; tape-speed manipulation works perfectly.

On another topic, how went it with the Saxophone Duo?

August 1, 2016 7:43 am
Jim Wood wrote:

Powerfully inventive! Like swords clashing; tape-speed manipulation works perfectly.

On another topic, how went it with the Saxophone Duo?


Thanks so much. Yes, I thought the combination would be pretty good. Adding this one (or a variant of) to my repertoire of stuff to perform live.

The duet went pretty swell, I've not yet heard a recording. If I get a good one, would you like to tickle your cochlear with it?

August 1, 2016 2:34 pm
vinpous wrote:

The duet went pretty swell, I've not yet heard a recording. If I get a good one, would you like to tickle your cochlear with it?

You bet!

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