Interview – Theta Naught

In a previous post I mentioned stumbling across this intriguing ensemble based in Salt Lake City.  I don’t know what rock I was hiding under in 2002 – I was living in Salt Lake City and did pay some attention to the music scene.  Oh well.  Their website has a lot of information about them as well as links to hear, see and buy some of their recordings.  So far their career has seen great fluctuations in personnel as well as collaboration with the likes of poet/sonosopher Alex Caldiero (I just saw one of his poems in an installation at USU) and My Education.  Ryan Stanfield was gracious enough to answer some questions and give an introductory physics lesson.

The following interview questions have been answered by Ryan Stanfield of Theta Naught.  The answers and opinions expressed are his alone, but are probably shared by most, if not all, of the other members of Theta Naught. Continue reading “Interview – Theta Naught”

Interview – Theta Naught

The Archivist, vol. vii; Odyssey 9

Sing in me, Muse, and through me tell the story
of that man skilled in some ways of drumming,
the wanderer, in search of new gigs,
after he wowed the crowds
behind the proud red drums of Pilot. He saw the Pink House,
and learned the minds of several different men
and weathered difficult rehearsals
on his hard chair behind the skins, while he fought only
to play good drum parts, to bring his bandmates honor.
But not by will nor valor could he save them,
for their own bickering destroyed the band.
Continue reading “The Archivist, vol. vii; Odyssey 9”

The Archivist, vol. vii; Odyssey 9