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Nice piece in Blow Up
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Thanks to Giuseppe Aiello for this extended profile in the Italian music magazine Blow Up. Giuseppe is also preparing the Italian translation of my book Creative Life: Music, Politics, People, and Machines. This will be the first translation of one...
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My new hero
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Rebecca Ferguson is my new hero. I've been asked and this is my answer. If you allow me to sing "strange fruit" a song that has huge historical importance, a song that was blacklisted in the United States for being...
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Website of my “Say No More” project by Christopher Williams
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Christopher Williams, an American musician and scholar living in Berlin, just completed his PhD dissertation, which is actually a website: Tactile Paths: on and through notation for improvisers Tactile Paths is a native website -- filled with music, scores, videos, and...
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New Music Release: Wish You Were Here: World Tour 2015-2016
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Pleased to announce the release of music from my a-year-a-month-and-a-day world tour from March 2015 through April 2016. https://bobostertag.bandcamp.com/album/wish-you-were-here Like most of my recent releases, this is download only, pay what you like, no minimum. The music is played an the Aalto virtual...
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Don Buchla, my friend
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How strange. My previous blog post was about a private concert I performed for Don Buchla. My post today is about his death. But then, no one I have ever met was more comfortable with life's strangeness than Don. I first...
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Are you serious? Julian Assange used Wikileaks to support Donald Trump, with the additional support of some unidentified secret team of very sophisticated hackers? For real? Yes, this does seem to be real. There is an additional allegation that the...
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First interview in Spanish
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As far as I can remember, this is the first time I have ever done a radio or podcast interview in Spanish. Recorded in April in Lima, Peru. http://cazartruenos.blogspot.de/2016/06/cazar-truenos-programa-no-195.html
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Synth Pioneers and Inventors
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Two beautiful intimate concerts in recent days. First was a private concert for synth pioneer Don Buchla at his home in Berkeley California. I first encountered his instruments in 1975 when I played a Buchla 200 at the Oberlin conservatory....
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Publication of my fifth book
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Happy to announce the publication of my fifth book. Sex Science Self: A Social History of Estrogen and Testosterone. If you would, order it from University of Massachusetts Press instead of Amazon. Please forward the link far and wide. Thank...
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Lonely and Scary Times for Sexual Diversity in Indonesia
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A recent New York Times editorial decried new laws against nongovernmental organizations that promote human rights and democracy in China, India, Egypt and elsewhere. In China, the new law comes as part of a broader package of restrictions which have...
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