"The powerful poet performer Anne Waldman reads her poem "Corset", a tribute to the life and work of the Russian born American anarchist revolutionary Emma Goldman in this live reading combined with historic footage: "And why we're never free of the imagination of J Edgar Hoover" and "Why am I daring to show my face"
"Based in Brookline, MA, and part-funded by the US National Endowment For The Humanities, Morning Sun is presented by the Independent TV Service and the Center For Asian American Media. One section offers period music, excerpts from feature films, the text of Mao's Little Red Book, personal diaries, and magazine articles; another focuses on the Mao cult. There are plentiful film-clips, music and images of the revolution."
This month's Global Ear on Hong Kong is co-authored by Andy Hamilton & James Steintrager.
Resonance FM's programming director Ed Baxter has curated an exhibition at London's Raven Row gallery that looks at the relationship between sound and art. Entitled Gone With The Wind, the show features work by Max Eastley, Takehisa Kosugi and Walter Marchetti and is featured in an article by Clive Bell in The Wire 328. It takes place 9 June–17 July.
"I remember being really taken with Hill's early works when I was at college. They are at the same time harsh and blunt, poetic and rich."
"Bar/club on São Paulo's lively Rua Augusta. Host to a variety of artists. Instituto have a residency on the last Thursday of each month, which will regularly feature artists such as Criolo, Emicida and Curumin."
"Oops! You need an invitation to access these riches: the largest collection of illegal avant garde films in the world. Keep trying."
"A minimalist Tumblr run by New Haven rapper Left Leberra, where he showcases songs, video clips and graphic design experiments."
""Ruminations While (Audio) Walking: Time, Place, And The Body" by Justine Shih Pearson is both a partly written, partly recorded essay about listening."
"I refer to this site all of the time, and I love that the content is always updated. There are some iconic sound and video works available on UbuWeb that were previously available through art school libraries and museums only."
Andy Battaglia's article Once Upon A Time In... Harlem in The Wire 326 revisits the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center and its importance in the work of composers such as Vladimir Ussachevsky, Otto Luening and Milton Babbitt.
"RS Thomas, one of my favourite poets, reading "The Ancients Of The World""
This is the first of four conversations to be uploaded in the lead up to Mutek 2011. Remaining Q&A's feature Matmos, Kevin Martin (aka The Bug/King Midas Sound) and The Caretaker.
Online radio series by Barcelona's museum of contemporary art, with programmes covering the history of collage and sampling in music to the German home recording tape scene and much more...
Free download of the second volume of Numero Group's Eccentric Breaks & Beats. Mix by Adam Calman from Parallel Thought.
"The many strands of BASCA's activity include the lobbying of politicians, civil servants and industry bodies; celebrating achievement through such events as The Ivors, the Gold Badge Awards and the British Composer Awards, and fostering a community in what is frequently a solitary freelance world."
"Blog of the electronautic duo based out of Tbilisi, Georgia"
The Archive Trails project – a twelve week residency at the School Of Scottish Studies Archives with Aileen Campbell, Alasdair Roberts, and Drew Wright – is featured in The Wire 325
"Activist, writer and filmmaker Jody McIntyre’s blog."
Resource for music and sound enthusiasts with content focusing on the more experimental aspects of audio production.
Explorative audio lab and sound design studio, with examples of their experiments with contact mics and circuit bending alongside their commercial work.