Andrew Boysen, Jr.

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Andy Boysen is a man who makes markings on music paper that look like those spoons you use to serve soup.

He has issues, but they're buried really deep.

Notable compositions[edit | edit source]

Tricycle[edit | edit source]

In 5/4 time.

This makes sense as the tricycle is a self-powered vehicle with 3 wheels, and 3 is 5, 5 is 4, and 4 is cosmic. Cosmic is a nebulous kind of sixteenth note run that no one can identify. Yay black note magic!

Urban Scenes[edit | edit source]

"Urban Scenes" is a deconstruction of industrialization and metropolitan life. Movement 2 features a twisted "Saria no Uta", representing the corruption of Elysian life due to late capitalism, leading to the aleatoric climax in movement 4 reminiscent of Lennon and McCartney's "A Day in the Life" or The Sugarcubes' "Motorcrash". Yeah. It's true. I didn't just make that up one day.

Frenzy[edit | edit source]

Guaranteed to cause Hoenn flashbacks.

"Frenzy" was written by free association to uncover issues that were buried really deep.

All the Pretty Little Horses[edit | edit source]

This is an actual song and not just a piece. Andy set words in it because he thought band music was dead. It's not. You think composers would have learned their lesson after Beethoven put words in a symphony and then they kept making symphonies without words, but no. Also, there was the matter of Ticheli...