Most digressions on sound from my life on food stamps were facilitated by myself. However, the "Particular Streams Remixes" series, of which I just released the third part, ask other artists to step in-- to take the sounds I collected over those years and to remix them.
A general reaction to these sounds is that people seem to like working with them. The am radio drone, the hammer hitting the bedpost, the shouts of the neighbor kids as they played on the concrete slab out back. These sounds seem very generative. Due to texture, percussion, and lack of tuning, they are very easy to combine with one another, and I was pleased and impressed with the results of "Particular Streams Remixes 3".
It's a bit like asking people to come and visit one's apartment, and to re-decorate: