"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 Cooper...
"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.
Curated and hosted by musician Jon Leidecker and commissioned by Barcelona's MACBA. Also, click here to read Leidecker's essay "Radio Music" on different uses of the radio receiver as musical instrument.
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, doors 6:30pm.
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.
Included are excerpts from orchestral, choral and electroacoustic works composed over the past three decades, including Kâmakalâ, Fluctuante-Immuable, Yo-In, Erkos and Galaxies.
Eloy's Shânti and Gaku-No-Michi, which have recently been released by the label hors territoires, was reviewed by Rob Young in The Wire 321
Grand Junction by Charles Linehan and Exodus, choreographed by Robert Connor and Loretta Yurrick performed by Dance Theatre Of Ireland.
Charles Linehan will be presenting two new works in London tonight: one performed to a vintage electronic work by Delia Derbyshire, one with live music composed and performed by Richard Skelton (A Broken Consort, Harlassen). London Greenwich Dance, 27–29 October, 7:45pm, £15/£12. Supported by The Wire
Contains excerpts from the forthcoming documentary Tom Zé: Liberated Astronaut which will be screened at London's ICA, 29 October, 8:30pm, supported by The Wire.