Where Multiple Streams of Inspiration Joyously Meet and Mingle

Gregor’s Bed: Recent Discoveries From the Realms of the Experimental and Avant-Garde

by Wanda Waterman
The Voice Magazine, Volume 22 Issue 30 2014-08-01

Where Multiple Streams of Inspiration Joyously Meet and Mingle

Album: Scatter My Ashes

Composer: William Susman

“The poems of his sister seem to arrive, first, from a melancholy soul and, second, from the common unconscious of a culture unnerved by rapid transitions, growing shallowness, and ignorance. A culture cut off from both history and the lessons of the past. In the track “Moving to an Empty Space” we explore the absurdity of postmodern solitude by means of the poem itself, which William couches in elements of circus music, effectively making the listener question her sanity.” (Read the rest here.)

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