Fairly When is an improv based on a recording of a guitar jack that could pick up radio. I meant to do more with this but I think this will be the last piece I use that recording with.
Fairly When also features feedback and a stompbox.
This is a piece I wrote for my little brother. He is autistic and this is a response to another piece that deals with autism.
When I heard about the piece in question, I found it to be terribly misunderstanding. I then considered that my little brother, Sol Paul, is going to have to deal with this kind of misunderstanding throughout the rest of his life.
The piece itself consists of a feedback system with multiple outputs, processed guitar and synthesizer. It is an exercise in density, intended to swarm the listener in layers of undulating texture.
This piece is about embracing the fact of the misunderstanding as a sign not of someone else's inability to understand, but in one's inability to be understood. No matter how hard people try to understand Sol, no one is capable of knowing how special he really is.
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