Explorations of the sonic potential of the human voice, of the larynx as an instrument of vast extension and possibility.
Radical (de)interpretations of well-known poems, stories, monologues, songs, etc. Making the familiar unfamiliar; reimbuing that which has grown trite with its original mystery. Some of our favorite covers:
"Incomprehensible speech in an imaginary language, sometimes occurring in a trance state, an episode of religious ecstasy, or schizophrenia. Speaking in tongues." (Random House Unabridged Dictionary)
F'loom's native soil. There exists pure language (semantics, meaning) and pure music (syntax, sound). Language music occupies the fertile and mysterious cresent between.
Mother Goose ÉtudesMiscellany
A catchall for pieces that don't seem to fit comfortably in any other F'loom categories. Outré F'loom (is that a redundancy?).
10 Possible Outcomes of Gnegg's Space-Time ParadoxMouth Percussion
F'loom as polyrhythmic, polymetric, tongue-driven percussion ensemble.
Ghi TerakitaSocial Commentary
F'loom speaks its mind regarding the oh-so-strange world of people, things, and ideas which it inhabits. One part Firesign Theater, one part Marx Brothers, and a healthy dash of premillennial Angst.
F'loom does its take on three-part a cappella singing.
F'loomified poems. F'loom as single, three-headed, musicolinguistic organism: Three heads in one.
The simultaneous rendering of two or more distinct verbal lines; three people saying different things at the same time. This technique calls for F'loom and the audience to perform aural/semantic multitasking.
Compact Red Horseback Hood