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Night of the Wounded Machines - Joseph Ransier II

An avant-garde tune I created called ‘Night of the Wounded Machines’

Interpret as you will.

That is all.

Alien Music

Updates: Recent Science Fiction Acquisitions No. CXXXI (Cowper + Aldiss + McKenna + New Worlds Anthology)

While in Scotland a few weeks ago I could not help but peek into a few used book stores! As an American, I am intimately acquainted with the common US publishers (Ballantine + Signet + Avon + et al) but do not own very many 70s/80s UK editions (Pan + Grenada + Panther, etc).   432 more words

Book Reviews

Serge Gainsbourg - Melody

Jamaica and Roma and paper tigers

In 1971 Serge released the ephebophilia themed French concept album, Histoire de Melody Nelson. The theme of the album explores an affair between Gainsbourg and nymphet Melody Nelson.

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The Art School: Professionalization versus Progress

This post is an attempt to briefly outline a problem that grabbed my attention some time ago, namely the way in which the institution of the university creates a very reductionist image of what it means to make art. 1,598 more words


Working from sketches in a 3 dimensional space and scale

Following from sketches of positions in relation to the concept of mannerism and etiquette in cultures, I experimented with shapes from the sketches, bringing them onto a 3 dimensional scale. 67 more words

Identity The Self And Other Places 2014

Caught on Tape / Full Bleed / Northern Spy Records

Moore and Moloney scare grandma and pop the Aztec cherry.

Thurston Moore has always meddled in the avant pond, from the placid calm of Pillow Wand… 151 more words