mark francombe wrote: > "to me > this just sounds like randomly banging on stuff". ;-) > > ha ha!! i had the opposite... > > I was at a gig once and a single drummer was "randomly banging stuff" I > said to my friend ..."to me > this just sounds like randomly banging on stuff". and he glared at me > and said... "Its a piece by Xenakis and it took him 3 months to learn, 8 > hours a day, he is a master percussionist!!!!" > > I shut up... > I dunnow tho', Xenakis' stuff is atonal and rhythmically unorthodox, ..but I always thought it hung together well in a very non-random way. Maybe he wasn't such a master percussionist after all. andy anyone else into Xenakis?