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John Schaeffer called me to ask if I would appear on his program "Soundcheck", and also asked if I knew of any computer/electronic music pieces that would be good to play for the beginning of Ramaadan, the Islamic holy month. This was a year after 9/11, so cultural tolerance was definitely geisting around in the zeit. Beyond some of the Eno/Byrne pieces on the record "My LIfe in the Bush of Ghosts" and a few tangentially-related others, I couldn't think of any. So I decided to write one.

newsoundsramadan is the result. I confused which of Schaeffer's shows I was going to be on, hence the name. The piece turned out surprisingly dark. The sound at the end is a match being struck.