Guppy

Posted by on Mar 31, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Guppy

After having all my capacities at work for the last four days, and flapping my jaw with words and ideas a thousand times, it’s sweet and relaxing to simply open and close it for blurts of music.

Roadsong

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Roadsong

Music comes easily as I wind through curvy, hilly roads, though the experience is markedly different from my usual one inside a stationary room.

Scent Memory

Posted by on Mar 29, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Scent Memory

Immediately I’m back in Bali, 2003, walking across rice fields, eating nasi goreng, touring artists’ homes, listening to the omnipresent music of the gamelan.

Tilted Ahead

Posted by on Mar 28, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Tilted Ahead

Just keep going. Just keep singing whatever is there, no matter how simple, no matter how it sounds, just keep breathing in and singing out.

Unchased

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Unchased

This falsetto flight path is the only thing that is true right now; it’s my access to the unchased.

Blocked

Posted by on Mar 26, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Blocked

Scattered and unpiercing
Energized by dark
Fueled by some frustration
Lacking any spark

Cooking

Posted by on Mar 25, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Cooking

As it simmers, I watch and wait to see if anything is going to coalesce, imagining that it would take some additional ingredient, some kind of roux to turn this amorphous concoction into structure.

Facet

Posted by on Mar 24, 2011 in Sing15: Will's Year | No Comments
Facet

After a while I drop into a chant trance, immersing more in the nature of things, content with this simplicity. In nature, the individual players have simple parts. Together the composition is untranscribable.