Author Archives: Andy Costello

LISM SURREA : Things

Things are not what they seem when they are, whatever that means. (This was written to promote Surrealism, Canned, my Fifth Floor Collective Carte Blanche showing on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014, 7pm at the Community Music Center in Boston, MA.  All … Continue reading

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ALISM SURRE : I’ve never

I’ve never felt quite this free leading up to a concert. (This was written to promote Surrealism, Canned, my Fifth Floor Collective Carte Blanche showing on Tuesday, November 11th, 2014, 7pm at the Community Music Center in Boston, MA.  All information … Continue reading

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EALISM CANNEDSURR : Kind of like Seinfeld

…Between me and my mother, after I recited to her Samuel Beckett’s Neither: “There are a whole lot of contradictions in there.” “The title of the poem is ‘Neither.’” “What is it about then?” “Nothing.” [pause] “…kind of like Seinfeld?” … Continue reading

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REALISM CANNEDSUR : Closest to a Manifesto

A manifesto says nothing but one Breton and who should care about that one. If not that, then What? What is this, and what is this? There is nothing above surreal, and there is also nothing below.  A word is … Continue reading

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Exactly ONE (1) Way to End Your Addiction to Viral Fads

#1) CONSOLIDATE YOUR MENTAL ENERGY.

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Sexiness in Feldman’s Three Voices, as expressed in the voice of a valley gurl.

So, like, how in the WORLD is this sexy? Srsly guys. There’s all this discourse (published and otherwise) around sensuality and seduction in Three Voices.  But, seriously guys, wut. And that’s who I’m talking to mainly, guys.  Is it sexy … Continue reading

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RREALISM, CANNEDSU : For Chopin

On 11/11, I am playing the Études opuses 10 and 25 complete, but only in very short excerpts. Instead of the entire étude, you will only hear one phrase, only one measure, and on occasion, a single note from each … Continue reading

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so easy

so easy Us versus Them so hard both Us versus Us and verses versus verses when that’s the final test and the room closes around you there is not just a one way but more.

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URREALISM CANNEDS : Being Unlucky

I can’t bring myself to go through with performing Lucky’s Monologue at this point in my life.  There is something so enticing, yet disturbing about the speech, and I am in a much too vulnerable, instable place to allow such … Continue reading

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Lovers

Love Is a word With a word And with a word One word more than If it was just simply love. Isn’t she lovely? Said Stevie Or did he? One more Word for the Lovers. And if there is More … Continue reading

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