I am just starting to realize my desire for sampling every sound ever is basically just because of John Cage. The John Cage gene. Performance complete w/ smiling old lady. UPDATE/SPOILER: Smiling old lady also frowns and looks terrified.
This is where the real hippies were. Suck it, Beatles.
"We needed lot of wire for za sound."
Is Variations VII a nonconceptualist piece? Or is it "conceptual" because it's a performance?
Does my brain make rush hour traffic sound like a string section??!!
John Cage looks like a superintendent of sound who has completely relinquished all authority over sound. VERDICT: NONCONCEPTUAL.