Thanks for stopping by. You might want to read my other writes on Laughing Squid or follow my other tumblr Sugarchurch. You might not.
A great 40-minute feature on Brian Eno’s creative process in generative art from 1989. Via astrophilosophy:
Brian Eno Imaginary Landscapes
I thought, ‘I want to make a kind of music that had the long now and the big here in it.’ And for me that meant this idea of expanding the music out to the horizons. In terms of space, you were not aware of the edges of the music. I thought, ‘I want to make a music where you just wouldn’t know what was music and what wasn’t; where it was a plateau and everything you could hear could be music, even things that weren’t on the record.’ Like if there were sounds going on where you were listening. That could be part of it too. So a music that included rather than excluded, that didn’t have a beginning or an end. This is a sense of making the now longer.
They are the little known (today) sibling of Second City who were based in San Francisco for a decade and featured improv legend Del Close and were the starting place of Howard Hesseman, Rob Reiner, and many other great actors & comics of the 60’s and 70’s.