Interview with NPRs Terry Gross, covering the
legendary phonographer's life including the time spent in the
American South with his father, John, in the 30s and 40s, recording
thousands of songs for the Library
of Congress' Archive of American Folk Song.
A transcript of an interview with Ornette
Coleman by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida...
The comprehensive survey also includes
sections focusing on historical sounds of the city, its wildlife,
and travels further afield up the Thames estuary to the Hoo
Peninsula in Kent.
Try and follow whatever bits and pieces of
Lil B's sprawling mindspray actually proves intelligible, be that
"rare and secrete [sic]" links to new songs or cat care tips.
In addition to its atmosphere of ‘backwoods
horror’ BMT’s recent album Black Goat Of The Woods (Aurora
Borealis) exudes an air of cosmic menace which can be traced back
to the Weird Fiction of Arthur Machen and HP Lovecraft,
conjecturing an aesthetic located on the membranous threshold
between Shub Niggurath and Gunnar Hansen.
Lukatoyboy is Luka Ivanovic, who was featured
in Global Ear: Budapest & Pécs in The Wire 322
A text about a series of electronic music
workshops for children...
Video of Bruce McClure's modified projector
Footage of a performance by Ken Vandermark,
Andy Moor, Terrie Hessels and Paal Nilssen-Love at Rotterdam's
Worm, 28 November, 2009.
"Not Black Metal. Not theory. Not not Black
Metal. Not not theory. Black Metal theory. Theoretical blackening
of Metal. Metallic blackening of theory. Mutual blackening. Nigredo
in the intoxological crucible of symposia."
"Each album is made using free software at
every stage of its production – that is, software which can be
modified and freely redistributed, with the proviso that users must
be able to continue to customise the code..." – from Keith Moliné's
Unofficial Channels article in The Wire 322
Blog of the poet and writer Dennis
"When I read Seth I feel possibility"
"Monkey World assists governments around the
world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild."
Blog of the Whitehouse founder, featured in
The Wire 322 Invisible Jukebox...
"Under No Enchantment (But My Own)" taken
from Roberts's 2009 album Spoils, filmed around Glasgow
and Callander, Scotland.
The artist's rendition of "New Oysters" by
the 17th century composer and folk archivist Thomas Ravenscroft was
made as part of a series of installations in the square mile,
Surround Me: A Song Cycle For The City Of London. The
installation itself can be visited/heard at London's Change Alley
every weekend until 2 January 2011. Philipsz is currently
shortlisted for the 2010 Turner Prize.
The composer will be performing his only UK
date this year as part of the London International Festival Of
Exploratory Music on 6 November. LIFEM takes place at London Kings
Place & St Etheldreda’s Church, 3–7 November and is supported
by The Wire. Click here for more information.
Recorded at Paper Tiger Studios, Lafayette Street,
New York and later broadcast on public access television.
Tetsuo Kogawa will be performing at Cut &
Splice festival tonight with Nicolas Collins, Resonance Radio
Orchestra and Keith Rowe. London Wilton's Music Hall, 4 November,
Video starring Chris Poolman, Suzanne Purkis,
Steve Shaw, Keir Williams and Michael Wolters. Chris Poolman and
Keir Williams will be leading the Rhythm Section Family Workshop (7 November)
during the London ICA's Rhythm
Section celebration of percussion, (3–7 November).
A collection of online sound maps compiled by
the blog Weird Vibrations. The first post categorises the maps under the
themes Collaborative Documentary, Composition/Artwork, Preservation
and Policy Data. The second post presents a selection of maps
recommended by readers.
In The Dark aims to question the way people
think about story telling through sound. To this end, they've
recently started a "Sound Bank", which offers funding of £500–£1500
towards the production of new audio pieces of 3 to 15 minutes.
They're also hosting an evening of audio works at London's
Whitechapel Gallery, 18 November, 8pm.