The Ticket That Exploded- William Burroughs
record your boss and coworkers analyse their associational patterns learn to imitate their voices oh you’ll be a popular man around the office but not easy to compete with the usual procedure record their body sounds from concealed mikes the rhythm of breathing the movements of after-lunch intestines the beating of hearts now import your own body sounds and become the breathing word and the...
soundwords: A sudden curtain of sound, rushing, instantly cooling. A fluid thickness, solid, veiling its own transience. Screening all other sounds it cleans the room. It does not mute them but fades them down into a distance that is still near but unpassable for now.
David Toop Making Sounds
Anxiety is the beginning and the end of radiophonic space hardwired deep in the...– Gregory Whitehead in conversation with Allen S Weiss
Brilliant radiophonic piece by Gregory Whitehead,... →
“Do you want a voice like mine?” Whitehead asks, while a spluttering, stuttering, confused voice cuts in. “The piece is short and intense, staying with you as you listen to more conventional broadcasts, which are dominated by radiophonic voices that are considered phonogenic: semantic voices without a body to speak of…”
LEAVE MY HEAD ALONE BRAIN
Sound animates the image. Literally. Sound becomes the accelerator of motion, therefore moving image, animating it. And its a great track. Perfectly reflects the fact that cinema is only fluid because it needs to be played at a certain speed to synch with sound. Rotary Signal Emitter is an LP released by Sculpture, made up of Dan Hayhurst and animator Reuben Sutherland.
This beautiful footage was shot in 1910-1911 (!) by Herbert Ponting, aboard Scott’s unsuccessful Antarctic Expedition to the South Pole. It has just been restored by the BFI- with a new score by Simon Fisher Turner. There’s also an upcoming article in The Wire by Ken Hollings about the new composition. Wait until you see the iceberg….