About Me

Things you may want to know:

schooling: BA in English and Speech Communication – USF; MAT in English – Duke; theology dropout – Dallas Theological Seminary

favorite authors: William Faulkner, Cormac McCarthy, David Foster Wallace, Ralph Ellison, James Joyce, Don DeLillo

favorite poets: John Donne, Billy Collins, ee cummings, TS Eliot

favorite movies: The 400 Blows, Apocalypse Now!, 2001: A Space Odyssey,

favorite sounds: I prefer music that creates noises to be inhabited, typically labelled by any of these monikers: drone, repetitive, minimal, field recordings, and especially if it goes on for a while. I refer to this as “aural architecture” and its practitioners include: Sunn O))), Elaine Radigue, Phil Niblock, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, LaMonte Young, Morton Feldman, James Brown, Basic Channel, the Chain Reaction label, My Bloody Valentine, etc…

Other people I also like include: Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Spiritualized, The Velvet Underground, Laurie Anderson

And then there are my own experiments. Find these at: SoundCloud files