Alvin Lucier, who saw sonic poetry in pencils and soundscapes everywhere, has died

An imaginative generation continues to pass away from us, now with the death of Alvin Lucier.

Andy Barker of 808 State has died

This time of loss continues, and another gone-to-soon obituary to write. Andy Barker has died at age 53 “after a short period of illness” according to the group.

Peter Kirn - November 8, 2021

Remembering dub innovator Lee “Scratch” Perry

We overstate the impact of a lot of musical legends. But then there’s Lee “Scratch” Perry, and overstatement is a challenge.

Peter Kirn - August 30, 2021

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