Tag Archives: DeKalb

Liquid Frequency

[Posting for a friend…] 1978 One afternoon following orchestra rehearsal, I was standing near the stage door and I noticed a tall, thin man with very long, dark hair. He had soft, brown eyes and chiseled features. I’d never seen … Continue reading

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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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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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Branching out

…in which we start a whole new venture with a friend, applying lessons learned. Harking back to a decade spent—formatively—beyond the fringes of Chicago, we embarked this week on our second site-building romp with friend and mentor Joseph Pinzarrone: dekalborama.com … Continue reading

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