Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read Silence by John Cage, an intensely charming (though sometimes confusing!) book about music theory (sort of) and mushroom hunting (definitely)
Our guest is Mark Schlipper - experimental/improv musician (and Moon Knight aficionado) whose current projects include drone rockers The Luna Moth, improv stoner-doom-noise-mininmalism Perish The Island, and various other other solo projects.
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Stuff we Mentioned
Video of John Cage performing Water Walk
Super Troopers - maybe the greatest movie of all time, depending on your definition of comedy.
As Slow as Possible - this Cage piece is currently being performed in Halberstadt, Germany and is scheduled to complete in 2640.
The Good Shepherd Center Chapel Performance Space - the home for experimental music in Seattle.
Uncut Article about the Low Sessions