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Carla Bley Looks for America

Phil Mershon, Perfect Sound Forever, August 2003

THIS IS A TIME when global corporatism links a grotesque preponderance of its steel-eyed vision to the silly notion that anything produced by, for, or about American youth is de facto, in and of itself, a thing of incalculably supreme value (merrily ignoring the fact that little of substance has been created by anyone either under or over twenty-two in the last few minutes).

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