• Glenn Weyant: America Waits

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  • is a strange attractor. Glenn Weyant, Emily Conradson and I started a free-improvising noise ensemble in called Prepping Finger Salad, back in 2001. But that's another story, better left for another time.

    Glenn's latest projects include an amalgamation of solo recordings compiled and multitracked by Glenn using his patented
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    The Anta Project-- a term he applies towards his twenty-year span of musical ranting, saxophoning, audiophiling, experimenting, collaborating and guerrilla chaotic digital audio superimposition -- this time utilizing the U.S./Mexico border -- I mean to say, the fence itself, as an instument of musical rapture -- in Glenn's words: The Anta Project is an enhanced sound collage compiled from covert performances utilizing modified chop sticks and a cello bow to play the steel wall, barbed wire fences and assorted ephemera that separates the United States from Mexico in the Sonoran Desert.

    Maybe through listening to how the border is "played" we can learn how to prevent the hideous loss of lives due to the needless seige on the Mexican immigrant -- America is, after all, a nation of immigrants -- what is the sound of three men dying of dehydration because the Border Patrol decided to remove a watertank -- cuts down on immigration -- what is the sound of --

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