Monthly Archives: May 2013

Word from the Grave – ArtBus

In 1985, the Neoteric created and sponsored an event known as ArtBus. This ArtBus poster was a sendup of the Artrain logo ca. 1985 …another used photos from the electronic music studios The date stamp signaled Student Association approval Rebecca … Continue reading

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Word from the grave 13 May 13

In 1979, I accepted an offered teaching post at Northern Illinois University. My primary duty was to build a program in electronic and computer music to support the music composition department at both undergraduate and graduate levels. As a seminal … Continue reading

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A passing

Eugene X Rator at New Music America, 1982 Whether you know him as Rick Calderon, Eugene, Rator, or someone else, he left the building for good on May 1, 2013. It will take some doing to craft a fitting memorial, … Continue reading

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Still Bucka after all these years

On 5/3/13 2:09 AM, Jim Christopulos wrote: > Hi, > > Just found the Dekalborama website while doing a web search for Rick > Calderon. Just heard earlier that he passed on. Very, very sad news as > he was … Continue reading

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