Words to You

BY LUCAS MORIN

 


LUCAS MORIN is in the beginning stages of musical self-discovery, still learning, questioning, and breaking rules. He recently received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from California Institute of the Arts, where he spent a majority of his time testing the boundaries of various schools of thought in music.

Lucas believes first and foremost in the cathartic power of music. He finds life in broken hearts and disappointment. The interesting part is not the act of breaking something or being broken, but the feelings of disappointment. Lucas is interested in how we think about these concepts, how we deal with them. How do we deal with that need for catharsis? Lucas’ collection I’m in Your Head (of which “Words to You” is part) experiments with catharsis and communication of feelings, using voice as the basic material for each composition.

Lucas’ latest work, Steal This Art, is driven by the sociological and philosophical consequences of musical classification and the institutionalization (or canonization) of schools of musical thought. The music incorporated numerous schools of thought, styles, and genres, in order to blur generic boundaries and question individual and institutional generic hierarchies. Learn more here.

4.1 | WINTER 2017

Contents

"The Avatars Creator Land"
José Galant
Cover Art


"Cliché Installer"
B.J. Best
Fiction

"Clouds, Light"
Scott Blasco
Electronic

"Amends"
Lorna Brown
Fiction

"Self-Portrait"
Grant Cutler
Electronic

"Bora Bora"
Michael Davis
Fiction

"Altro Alfresco"
Robert Fleisher
Experimental

"Tuba Concerto Movement II: Mysterious, Slow, and Expressive"
Todd Goodman
Classical

"Carpool"
Paul Handley
Fiction

"Il Malinteso"
Just Another Door
Jazz

"Of Leaves"
Nathan Kelly
Classical

"In Memoriam"
Matthew Kennedy
Classical

"Appear"
Jed Larson
Electronic

"Plume"
Bruce McRae
Experimental

"Great and Small"
Jenni Moody
Fiction

"Words to You"
Lucas Morin
Experimental

"Acquaintance"
Sarah Pascarella
Fiction

"A Brief History of My Relationship with Mercury"
Charles Rafferty
Fiction

"Orthorexia"
Julien Skrobek
Fiction

"Psychogramm"
Peter Michael von der Nahmer
Classical