Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap to frap

Subject: Re: electroacoustics - rap to tap to zap to frap
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (
Date: Sat Jul 24 2004 - 08:23:27 EDT

perhaps i'm just weird.

but crossovers between categories has always been the foundation of my
work. its the synergy that comes out of the unexpected... i can't write
without it.


Kevin Austin wrote:

> In my experience, only some people will pursue cross-over categories,
> whether it's pop/jazz/classical/non-western or
> Pepsi/beer/poutine/clams. It seems that tastes (interests) 'cluster'
> in art, as in life.
> From the twentieth century, there is an enormous body of poetry, and
> an enormous body of plays, but the continuum between the two (in
> western culture) is not packed with plays written in poetic meters.
> This could be partly because the text functions is slightly different
> ways, and needs a mediating force (in this case music) to allow poetry
> to function as drama, and drama to become poetic.
> Try to imaging Law and Order, Ab/Fab, the Simpsons or the Trailer Park
> Boys in rhyming couplets.
> Best
> Kevin
> At 01:37 +0100 2004/07/23, Richard Wentk wrote:
>> It would be a much more interesting world if there were more
>> cross-over between categories, among audiences, works and creators,
>> but that doesn't seem to be how it works in practice. I don't think
>> it's possible to start making that happen until you have some idea of
>> how all the different ghettoes work and what everyone involved
>> expects from them.
>> Richard

Lose yourself in the music, the moment, you own it, 
you better never let it go,
You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow 
this opportunity comes once in a lifetime.

-- Eminem: from 8 Mile

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