A collection of more than 50 essays, interviews, and profiles featuring such musicians as Michael Hurley, P.J. Harvey, Helmut Lachenmann, Steve Lacy, Misha Mengelberg, Milford Graves, Ornette Coleman, Roscoe Mitchell, Koko Taylor, Jaap Blonk, Joe Harriott, and Joe McPhee, poets Nathaniel Mackey and Clark Coolidge, and artists Christopher Wool and Albert Oehlen. There's also an essay written together with Terri Kapsalis about the use of female orgasm sounds in popular music. And in the postscript, Corbett searches for the origin of music.
Duke University Press
Paperback, 496 pages, 60 illustrations