alibi online
 
Laurie Anderson

Aural Fixation: Laurie Anderson’s shrunk her setup and grown her sound

Though "Dirtday!" was initially intended to be an instrumental work, lyrics started creeping in—then a narrative, then a flood of them. "It's a long shaggy dog of a story that goes between politics, economics, dreamscapes, theories, personal stories, and it's glued together by this weird violin."
Full story: Aural Fixation: Laurie Anderson’s shrunk her setup and grown her sound