Slowscan Vol. 50: John Driscoll – Ghostly Agents

John Driscoll - Ghostly AgentsSlowscan #50 now available from Sea Urchin:

John Driscoll – Ghostly Agents

John Driscoll (1947) is an American composer who is a founding member of Composers Inside Electronics (CIE) and collaborated on David Tudor’s Rainforest V starting in 1973. He has toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe with CIE, David Tudor, Phil Edelstein, Douglas Dunn & Dancers, Maida Withers & the Dance Construction Co. and as a solo performer. His work has focused on robotic instruments, music for dance and compositions and sound installations for unique architectural spaces. He’s exhibited his sound installations at the Fridman Gallery (NY), the Museum of Modern Art (NY), Museum of Modern Art (Warsaw), Museum der Moderne (Salzburg), Lyon Biennale, Subtropics (Miami), Univ. of Maryland (College Park).

For the first time on vinyl, this essential release includes four key audio works spanning an era from 1979 to 2018: Speaking in Tongues (2018), Ebers & Mole, Part 2 (1979), Stall (1981) and Wafer Flats (1985).