Philip K. Dick ~ Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said

just finished reading Philip K. Dick’s Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, the first novel of PKD’s post-mescaline experimentation, and the last before a cycle of stays at mental hospitals (also the first of his novels to be extensively if desultorily-seemingly revised). the most comprehensively, intuitively, and crystal-clearly described alternate-reality novels, with vanity as prominent …

Read morePhilip K. Dick ~ Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said

Stravinsky ~ Petrouchka, l’histoire du Soldat, Apollo re-released digitally on Nonesuch

Very pleased to announce, just about in time for Igor Stravinsky’s birthday, the digital re-release (also available as lossless FLACs) of my album of Stravinsky arrangements: Trois mouvements de Petrouchka, three movements from l’histoire du soldat (mostly my arranging work) and my favorite Stravinsky work of all, Apollon musagete (a collaboquy of my arrangement work …

Read moreStravinsky ~ Petrouchka, l’histoire du Soldat, Apollo re-released digitally on Nonesuch

Bruno Schultz ~ Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass

just finished reading the second slim volume of the published work of writer and artist, Bruno Schulz, Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass, a collection traversing the life of a family from infancy to infantile dotage, evanescing surreal in a language of lapidary minutiae. just what i love. no wonder another favorite of mine, …

Read moreBruno Schultz ~ Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass