'Anna's Gerbil and the Singularity' (Song Fu IV Rd 2)

from by Denise Hudson

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This is a Song Fu tune and not a "Random" piece, per se - but I put it up here because it is so strange!

Here is the official description of this track as laid out on the Song Fu website and on one of my blog entries in its "liner notes." There is an additional informational post about the gerbil (who was from a "gerbil-ry" called Twin Squeaks) in the samples:


1. Anna is abruptly awakened! Her gerbil was already awake, spinning-spinning on his cute wheel.
2. She hears something … she is amazed and communes with it. Its beauty distracts her from a hostile takeover of her bedroom.
3. This is their first step.
4. The strange visitors come in two forms … Master and Slave
5. The slaves can fit in a cage … but gerbils don’t think of themselves as slaves like the visitors do
6. The slaves are very tiny, the masters, are not. The masters have lovely voices.
7. The gerbil doesn’t want to share his cage with tiny programmed slaves running robot military drills in between his wheel and the food.
8. Anna feels her gerbil is upset; the gerbil becomes agitated and protests his plight by loudly stomping his foot.
9. The tiny robots suddenly understand they are in a first contact situation and immediately disappear – taking their large ship and masters with them.

Do Anna and her gerbil now share a psychic connection? Did the self-improving scarily advanced “race” of robots’ finally reach a tipping point into self-actualization? Did the robots and the gerbil come together in a kind of psychic and territorial peace treaty? Were the robots ever going to grow in size?

Who knows? Maybe they had eerie weapons and it is better they left. Maybe they went to a certain wormhole to study the reject song ideas. Or simply, to rock.


from aMbiEnt ME, released May 16, 2012
all noises made by Denise Hudson and her Cylon counterpart




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