The Emergency Committee to Make Time Go Forward

The History of Experimental Music in Northern California

The sound of the gong is heard everywhere

Jim Horton

Jim, the creator of this history, died not long ago. We all miss him. You might find
his autobiographical notes interesting.

New! Images

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.

Disasterous Crash 9/24/98

A big bad disk crash has been worked around, most files have been restored. Anyone interested in mirroring the site, refurbishing it, etc, please contact

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