Saturday, June 26, 2010

I wanna be loved

John Cage, explaining how he became a composer:
The people who heard my music had better things to say about it than the people who looked at my paintings had to say about my paintings.



And for another combination of clanky music and gnomic utterances, from a man who did actually look rather gnome-like, you could do worse than take this for a spin:

4 comments:

moreidlethoughts said...

I am a sad old git! I live in Australia, but I have to get news of Plater's demise from an Englishman in Thailand...
Thanks for the nod to the wonderful Beiderbecke Affair.

Tim Footman said...

A pleasure. The glories of the interwebnets.

Charles Frith said...

Why are Fezes cool? The article is locked on Wikipedia too though I don't think this is connected.

Tim Footman said...

Because Dr Who says so.