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MARCH 22ND A LATE NIGHT HAPPENING!

MARCH 22nd A LATE NIGHT HAPPENING!!! EEEEEK! Dear Friends, and Family, The time has come for me to address you, and ask for you to support something that holds a vision to inspire the community to grow, to appreciate and respect each other, and to challenge what we think of Contemporary Music. This year, on […]

It’s gonna rain It’s gonna rain It’s gonna rain…

When it rains, it pours. As goes the adage, so goes our lives here in Portland since, well its been awhile since its hasn’t been raining. Yet, I’m feeling it. I’ve recently made it out between showers at dusk to get some great avian recordings. I recorded an up-close pair of woodpeckers  and several humming […]

March 17 photos, more coming soon…

CPOP POST-COLLAPSE CONCERT FOR THE NEW GIFT ECONOMY

yay. everyday.

The Classical Empire of Illusion

“In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.” ~Ernst Fischer Music is one of the few cultural forces that allow societies to confront their demons, revolt against […]

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Collapse Proof Orchestra Project

Post-Collapse? yeah, but let the future identify you in these songs

So we are roughly six months out from our planned “Post (or ‘pre’) Collapse extravaganza”, a concert celebrating the decline of industrial civilization as part of the March Music Moderne festival in 2012 (and NO this is not ‘doomsday’ prophecy but basic ‘infinite growth meets finite resource collision’ fact). As I put together all the […]