1. Susan Clark
    Susan Clark March 3, 2018 at 4:50 pm | | Reply

    Thank you for this wonderful metaphorical window into an amazing mind. Erica’s questions, and Ryan Lott’s answers, sparkle with brilliance and life and mystery and comedy.

  2. Tonio
    Tonio March 3, 2018 at 7:05 pm | | Reply

    This is a brilliant interview, full of genius. A very worthy counterpart to the amazing music of Son Lux. How did you do it? Did you both record your own ends while talking over the phone? “Are you scolding me?”!!! “A junk pile of cascading windows 98 windows.” Sounds like crazily symphonic.

    Do you know of Nico Mulhy? (I have an indirect connection to him, if necessary) He is a brilliant young Vermont composer, who btw, did a remix of a Son Lux tune several years ago.

    Erica, you’ve outdone yourself, again.

  3. Spoon
    Spoon March 4, 2018 at 10:09 pm | | Reply

    The music was quite alluring and interesting. I think of Queen or even the Beatles, both of whom could draw on a great deal of musical knowledge to create with. Mr Lott does edge close to that juxtaposition of mystery and the familiar that he is striving for. It’s tantalizing music. He seems to be onto something. As far as explaining what he does…well, he’s not ready to be a teacher yet.

  4. Bess O'Brien
    Bess O'Brien March 10, 2018 at 5:52 pm | | Reply


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