Phil Kline marries modern technology to traditional acoustics with a flair, creating sound sculptures like the cult holiday tradition for multiple boomboxes, "Unsilent Night." The composer's 2004 release for the Cantaloupe label, "Zippo Songs," received international praise for its frank treatment of texts by Vietnam veterans — juxtaposed with the "Rumsfeld Songs," a wry setting of quotes from the former Defense Secretary.
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