Dia Art Foundation blog profile | 2020

Behind the Scenes with Randy Gibson, Exhibitions Associate

"I wouldn’t be the artist I am without these years of service to La Monte and Marian. Their practice of continually refining work toward perfection is pivotal for me. This led me to design my own system of creating based on specific and consistent numbers from the harmonic series, which in turn allows me to travel further with each new work."

A Single Note | Randy Gibson profiled in the New York Times | 2017

Seth Colter Walls profiles Randy Gibson for The New York Times

"As is sometimes the case with outwardly unvaried Minimalist music, the texture emerges from the overtones, the frequencies that sound above fundamental notes (in this case, those seven Ds on the piano). Mr. Gibson’s electronic design for the piece highlights these naturally occurring acoustic phenomena, making their ghostly quality more easily perceived."

Randy Gibson singing *Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield Symmetry under The 72:81:88 Confluence* in a setting of *Quadrilateral Starfield Symmetry A:L Base 11:273 in The 181 Profusion* at the 2016 Avant Music Festival
Randy Gibson singing Apparitions of The Four Pillars in The Midwinter Starfield Symmetry under The 72:81:88 Confluence in a setting of Quadrilateral Starfield Symmetry A:L Base 11:273 in The 181 Profusion at the 2016 Avant Music Festival | Photo by Steven Pisano for Avant Media

This Feeling of Eternity | Randy Gibson interviewed by Porter Anderson | 2016

Porter Anderson interviews Randy Gibson for Thought Catalog

"He's been working on Apparitions for seven years. Novelists can relate, speaking of slowing down. His music is ritualistic, spacious, luxuriantly unhurried, intensely focused."

Sound American: The Ritual Issue | 2015

Sound American 11: The Ritual As Questionnaire

"When I moved to New York and began studying with Khan Sahib La Monte Young, I was introduced to an even deeper ritualistic tradition. Khan Sahib teaches in the traditional Guru-disciple manner which he learned from his Guru, Pandit Pran Nath, and which is about so much more than just having a lesson. It’s experiencing the way he does things, the way he thinks about art and life and transcendence."

Five Questions with Randy Gibson | 2013

Randy Gibson answers 5 Questions for I Care If You Listen

"there had been these themes running through my work...: repetition, extremely slow tempo, fluidity, unrepeatability; but they were sort of all just in a cloud, floating around with no real direction. La Monte helped to clarify the situation for me, to allow the space for my sounds to be their own."

The Education of Randy Gibson | 2012

Molly Sheridan interviews Randy Gibson for New Music Box

"Out of just intonation, sine waves, extended durations, and close collaborations, Gibson is building a vocabulary for his work that has carried him deeply into a particular sound world alongside a special group of performers who are up for the challenge. "

Cage Match | 2012

Randy Gibson and Olivia Giovetti talk John Cage and more

"(I suppose the broader question here is, how did you take what you heard as a young'un by Cage and in turn fuel yourself as a composer?) "

Ten Questions | 2011

Randy Gibson answers 10 Questions for Textura

"Once I stopped performing with the dance, and in other works without any sort of time constraints, my work got longer, but also found its natural rhythm."