If the Brooklyn Bridge seemed unusually wobbly as you drove over it July 20, especially at one end, I think I can explain. In the previous few days, the Lincoln Center Festival had completed a quirkily heterogeneous survey of digital and analog electronics in its "Electronic Evolution" series. But on the night in question, Lincoln Center's earnest efforts were blown out of the water by the most explosivewell, certainly the loudestconcert of electronic music in recent memory. The Brooklyn Anchorage, that vast, intricately subdivided cavern beneath the bridge's east end, was filled with loudspeakers of daunting size and weight, and through them were pumped bass tones at a volume that vibrated the very stones beneath our feet and made me glance up anxiously at the huge bricks... More >>>
By photo: Hiroyuki Ito
Branca blasts off: the evening's volume matched its originality.