The Emergency Committee to Make Time Go Forward

The History of Experimental Music in Northern California

The sound of the gong is heard everywhere

New incarnation at

This new incarnation of the history is at and features Google site search and ads to help defray costs, and provide amusement as we watch the cloud trying to monetize experiments in music. Good luck with that.

Jim Horton

Jim, the creator of this history, died. We all miss him. You might find
his autobiographical notes interesting.


A new images section has been added. I've put up a couple of images of John Cage. Mail your nifty, relevant images to william.thibault ayat csueastbay dawt edu for inclusion.

Check out A Guide to the Ruins for some highlights of the site.