The Friday Informer: We Report, You Conclude

The Friday Informer: We Report, You Conclude

  • The iPod generation (quite the cringe-inducing moniker already, ain’t it?) is either saving or killing music.

  • When the planned 639-year-long performance of Cage’s ORGAN2/ASLSP (As Slow As Possible) began in the small German town of Halberstadt, we humbly suggested a little competition with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s seemingly unkillable feline Broadway hit. On the occasion of the sounding of the second Cage chord, Sir Andrew also NPR helps us figure out just what the hell the conductor is doing up there.

  • Alex Ross and Google spend some quality time together, and our lust for lists is sated for another day.

  • And for all us creative types who thought we were so cool flashing our titanium PowerBooks while we orchestrated on the playground…I mean, at the coffee shop, well damn. How many days till next Christmas?

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