"You will hear no ' Young and the Restless' themes in these works. And no monotonous minimalist loops, rigid mathmatical systems, or New Age meanderings. His music is daring and original - emotional, uninhibited, explosive, enigmatic, off center! I would call him an American original, influenced to some degree by the John Cage 'every-sound-is-music' philosophy, and to some extent by the dream like(hallucinatory?) musical world of Charles Ives".
With these new musical works, Perry Botkin has achieved his musical goal. He has succeeded in being himself.
"COMBINES Five Electronic Essays
..."There's more to Botkin's music than
punch-line samples. Ultimately, it's his
compositional skill, as well as his sense of
irony, that makes "Combines" ideal
listening for those with strong opinions
about electronic music and the temper of
Robert L. Doerschuk, KEYBOARD MA
Check out the artist's website:
1. women who won't give you the time of day
2. 22 machines
3. Auto Erotica
5. conversation on the citixen band