‘…alternately Stone in you, and Star…’

--- '​.​.​.​alternately Stone in you, and Star​.​.​.​' Ed Keller, 2021: https://thermalhowl.bandcamp.com/album/alternately-stone-in-you-and-star --- 'The individual is the seat of a continual process of decantation-decantation from the vessel containing fluid of future time, sluggish, pale and monochrome-to the vessel containing the fluid of past time, agitated and multicolored by the phenomena of its hours.' Beckett ‘From such … Continue reading ‘…alternately Stone in you, and Star…’

Épistémologie des Bribes

https://videopress.com/v/W4zUqBg6?preloadContent=metadata ∞ "Epistémologie des Bribes" - Dalie Giroux, 2021 Epistemology of Scraps 1) Scraps: a small, detached piece; fragments of discarded or leftover food. Figuratively: a fragment of something written or spoken, of a memory. The opposite of totality. In French, “bribes”: crusts of bread given to a beggar, superficial knowledge. Derived from “briba”: mischief, … Continue reading Épistémologie des Bribes

The New Walpurgis Night

∞ "The New Walpurgis Night" (pdf) - Frédéric Bisson, 2021 Frédéric Bisson is a French philosopher, teaching at the University of Caen-Normandie. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Multitudes. He has published Virus couronné (Questions Théoriques, 2020), La Pensée rock, Essai d’ontologie phonographique (Questions Théoriques, 2016), True Blood, Politique de la différence (PUF, 2015), Comment bâtir un … Continue reading The New Walpurgis Night

Stratum 8

--- "...and we might sense the unknown and the route that tempts the traveler to test gravity" - Mahmoud Darwish _________________  THEORY/FICTION: Dipesh Chakrabarty, “The Planet Does Not Return Our Gaze” Mojca Penca, “Planetary Entanglements and Entrapments (Review of Lukáš Likavčan’s Introduction to Comparative Planetology)" Derek Woods, “The Fungal Kingdom" Sean Singh Matharoo, “The Damned … Continue reading Stratum 8


--- ∞ "Closer" - 51717, 2020 Alienocene thanks 51717 for permission to feature "Closer." "Closer" appeared on a L.I.E.S. compilation which was released this past summer: https://liesrecords.bandcamp.com/album/how-sick-do-you-get-when-you-look-at-yourself 51717’s minimalist sound design is focused on the transmission and decay of overwhelming thematic elements into minor sonic forms. Her work touches on implicit musical tensions between noise and … Continue reading Closer

What Exists as the Energy that Continues to Persist as Van Gogh?

--- ∞ “What Exists as the Energy that Continues to Persist as Van Gogh?" (pdf) - Will Alexander, 2020 Poet, novelist, aphorist, essayist, playwright, visual artist, and pianist,Will Alexander has written over 30 books. Recipient of the PEN Oakland for his novel Sunrise In Armageddon, and of the American Book Award for his essays Singing In Magnetic Hoofbeat, … Continue reading What Exists as the Energy that Continues to Persist as Van Gogh?

Discal Turndown

--- ∞ "Discal Turndown" - Luke Leavitt, 2020 Luke Leavitt is a sound geographer and musician currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Discal Turndown" comes from a selection of compositions titled Bildungsroman for Cricket, a journey through a speculative biosemiotics of sound inspired by crickets, butterflies, mosquitos and other arthropods. You can listen … Continue reading Discal Turndown

The Physicality of Thinking

https://alienocene.files.wordpress.com/2020/11/the-physicality-of-thinking-trailer-1.mp4 ∞ "The Physicality of Thinking" - Sandra Binion (2020) Synopsis: The Physicality of Thinking documents a two-week tour in February 2019 throughout France by the French/American improvised music quartet Antichamber Music: Claudia Solal (voice), Benoît Delbecq (piano and prepared piano), Katherine Young (bassoon and electronics), and Lou Mallozzi (turntables and CDs). The Physicality of … Continue reading The Physicality of Thinking