PlusX / Cashmere Radio

In this episode of +X, Dylan Spencer-Davidson and Lauryn Youden share excerpts
from recent performances, as well as a collage of references relating to their
practices, taking listeners on a journey through codependency, chronic illness,
care, seduction, heartbreak and therapeutic catharsis. Featuring tracks by
friends including Edward Herring, 5 Reasons Why Foraging Alone Is Better and

Wendy Carlos – Spring
Mica Levi – Interlude 2
Meredith Monk – Quarry Procession
Kohwi – If I Wanted To Tell You For
AIR MAX ‘97 X t.A.T.u – All The Things You Said (AM97 rerun)
Superpitcher – Yves
Lauryn Youden – Doctor Daddy
Ka5sh – I’m Depressed
Jacques Lejeune – Petite Suite
The Whatnauts – I’ll Erase Away Your Pain
5 Reasons Why Foraging Alone is Better – Ugly Species Nobody Cares About
Lauryn Youden – Asking
Zini – If Only
Sia (ft The Weekend) – Elastic Heart
SOPHIE – Splice Sample Pack Demo + Wwwings – Neverland + Ploy – Garys + Edward Herring X Lorenzo Senni – Flat World Revisited (DSD panphobia medley)
Mziuri – Iavnana
Lauryn Youden – Iavnana
Dylan Spencer-Davidson – The Way I Feel Under Your Command (performance soundtrack excerpt)
Dylan Spencer-Davidson – Awareness Exercise
Triad God – So Pay La
DJ Whey Protein – Troy (it has fallen so we are in love)


The way I feel under your command

Inspired by J.L. Moreno’s concept of the ‘therapeutic soliloquy’, the performance is centred around an hour-long stream-of-consciousness monologue, in which autobiographical fragments are shared out loud as a means of exploring and processing accumulated experience. The choreography combines dance with exercises from therapeutic practices such as TRE (Trauma & Tension Release Exercises), a practice believes that humans store trauma in the body’s deep tissue which can be released through inducing involuntary tremors.

As bell hooks writes, ‘to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving.’

Premiered at Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich as part of “Are we bodies?” curated by Vlada Maria Tcharyeva.