I’ve got a new journal article out! It’s called “Horizons ’83, Meet the Composer, and New Romanticism’s New Marketplace,” and it’s in the new issue of …
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It’s been a minute! A few weeks, at least. The problem with doing a newsletter about your book is what to do with it when you’re not working on your bo…
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OK, it’s time to tell you about something that I still can’t believe exists, and which I want to share with you. And which you should share with anyone…
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So, first off, the big news: the book is in! I sent the full manuscript to my editor last Wednesday, the day before heading to Boston for the annual Am…
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Lots of stuff going on! First, and most important: New Sounds Lives! NEW SOUNDS FOREVER. An extraordinary campaign mounted to preserve and continue an …
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And we’re back! While I was away from social media for a couple weeks, I missed the outpouring of anger about WNYC’s dropping New Sounds, one of the mo…
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So maybe you saw yesterday's tweets! Yes, that's right folks, Industry is Industry-ed. (There was a really interesting conversation in the replies abou…
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We haven't talked much about process lately, so a little update. Recall, if you will, the state of my manuscript: Each chapter has a full, solid draft;…
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I’m only sharing bits and pieces of all of what I have with all of you—in fact, I’m only sharing bits and pieces of all of what I have in the book itse…
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So at one point, not all that long ago, Peter Gelb looked like this: And now, as you probably know, Peter Gelb looks like this: This is not a newslette…
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So Industry (the newsletter, not the book) has 175 or so subscribers, which is pretty cool! One nice perk is that occasionally people respond to the ne…
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So what’s this book about, anyway? It’s about Bang on a Can, new music & institutions in the 1980s and 1990s, yadda yadda yadda, if you’ve been reading…
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