Category: Listening

Allen Ginsberg, Steve Coleman, and Focused Study

A couple of weeks ago Brittany and I went to see Howl, a recent film about Allen Ginsberg, his poem titled “Howl”, and the landmark obscenity trial that followed a public reading of it in San Francisco.  It really got me interested in Ginsberg’s work, so I’ve been reading “Collected Poems, 1947-1997”, an anthology Ginsberg […]

Speak

Speak is a 5-piece band that plays creative instrumental music drawing on a wide variety of influences.  Some of the members, like Chris Icasiano and Luke Bergman, I’ve mentioned in this blog before from their work with other groups like Bad Luck and Motorist, and I work with Aaron Otheim in Hardcoretet.  I’ve known saxophonist […]