The NYTimes ran a concise profile of Pauline Oliveros that includes a reference to the formative impact that Buck Roger’s co-pilot Wilma Deering had on Pauline.
Allan Kozinn get’s it in yesterday’s NYTimes article about John Cage’s 4’33”.
…I sat back, closed my eyes and did what Cage so often recommended: I listened. I made no effort to separate the strands of conversation or to focus on what people were saying. I was simply grabbed by the sheer mass of sound, human and mechanical. It sounded intensely musical to me, noisy as it was, and once I began hearing it that way, I couldn’t stop.