Fall 2001
Volume 4
Number 1
Review

Unruly and Legion

Chris Heenan
Mike Kelley Los Angeles LACE White Noise abstraction LA 1960s 1970s Chris Heenan Los Angeles Free Music Society Paul McCarthy Unruly and Legion experimental sound-marking Al’s Bar The Brand Library noise music The Lowest Form of Music The Cortical Foundation pop music mentality garage band Le Forte Four The Doo-Dooettes Airway Rick Potts Joe Potts Tom Recchion Fredrik Nilsen Dennis Duck John Duncan diverse music aesthetic consequence immediacy music-making Chip Chapman John Cafe Mauricio Kagel Merzbow Boredoms Derek Bailey The Shaggs punk aesthetic East Los Angeles Free Music Society L-44 hi-fi electronics Buchla Box synthesizer lo-fi Morton Subtonic Silver Apples on the Moon goofiness spacey electronics band rehearsals Frank Zappa Stravinsky Columbia-Princeton Music Studio highbrow electronic music 1950s headpieces unity opposition distance sound spaces sound textures Captain Beefheart doomsday po-faced jokes Fontana Mix Cartridge Music Time Records spatial ambiances cacophony temporary stasis near-silence silence goofy composer recordings decontextualization New Music cultural currency sonic transmogrification how to speak a foreign language social lubrication active listening passivity Monique Et Aviv Extended Organ Solid Eye Joseph Hammer The MAK Center Schindler House sonic debt