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She who Witnesses

Women are given to ‘uncontrolled’ outflow of sound, including shrieking, wailing, sobbing. Putting a door on the female mouth was a goal of patriarchal culture.   Men in powerful and political positions are openly voicing the misogyny they’ve long been

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She who Witnesses

Women are given to ‘uncontrolled’ outflow of sound, including shrieking, wailing, sobbing. Putting a door on the female mouth was a goal of patriarchal culture.   Men in powerful and political positions are openly voicing the misogyny they’ve long been

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Sky High Diamonds

Shrill lament, loud laughter, screams of pain or pleasure, eruptions of raw emotions. This monstrous vocalizing opposes Greek virtues of women’s voices.   Sarah Gatter’s voice wraps in swathes in a surging multi-layer contact with the listener. Don’t Fuck With

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Sky High Diamonds

Shrill lament, loud laughter, screams of pain or pleasure, eruptions of raw emotions. This monstrous vocalizing opposes Greek virtues of women’s voices.   Sarah Gatter’s voice wraps in swathes in a surging multi-layer contact with the listener. Don’t Fuck With

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“Song is not a sharp weapon”

Aristotle tells us that the high-pitched voice of a woman is evidence of her evil disposition.   Gelsey Bell’s improvising American national anthem winds a voice like a gnarly, worm-infested organ in a collaboration with radio artist Gregory Whitehead. It’s

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“Song is not a sharp weapon”

Aristotle tells us that the high-pitched voice of a woman is evidence of her evil disposition.   Gelsey Bell’s improvising American national anthem winds a voice like a gnarly, worm-infested organ in a collaboration with radio artist Gregory Whitehead. It’s

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Like a circuit.

We know that women historically have been feared for being seductive, hellish, deadly: witness Aphrodite, The Furies, Sirens.   The Greek myth of Echo is heard as a lack of voice or agency. Adèle Olivia Gladwell banishes the assumptions of

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Like a circuit.

We know that women historically have been feared for being seductive, hellish, deadly: witness Aphrodite, The Furies, Sirens.   The Greek myth of Echo is heard as a lack of voice or agency. Adèle Olivia Gladwell banishes the assumptions of

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Veils, Politics, Static

          Where is the bracing, live-in-the-moment feeling that I may never hear again what I am hearing on the radio?   —Chris DeLaurenti           Veiled Intentions in Radio Barry Lam I have

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Veils, Politics, Static

          Where is the bracing, live-in-the-moment feeling that I may never hear again what I am hearing on the radio?   —Chris DeLaurenti           Veiled Intentions in Radio Barry Lam I have

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Tulips & Radio History

          … it’s nothing short of daft that a superabundance of radio-driven experiments in audio fiction and composed non-fiction is being disappeared in my own adopted country in a neo-liberal inspired narrowing of the ‘listener offer’

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Tulips & Radio History

          … it’s nothing short of daft that a superabundance of radio-driven experiments in audio fiction and composed non-fiction is being disappeared in my own adopted country in a neo-liberal inspired narrowing of the ‘listener offer’

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Agile Critics

          Key to making this new agile criticism work is not an understanding of the ‘art critic’ … but rather a sensibility for the always-changing and fluid nature of sound and sound art production itself.  

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Agile Critics

          Key to making this new agile criticism work is not an understanding of the ‘art critic’ … but rather a sensibility for the always-changing and fluid nature of sound and sound art production itself.  

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Voyeurs

Think milk and murk and sink … / Study the blocks of its consonants, its secret cognates: flints, whose dark fricatives spark in the lyric ground … Emma Must   Michael Trommer – Lake Sharks A short ‘story’ based on

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Voyeurs

Think milk and murk and sink … / Study the blocks of its consonants, its secret cognates: flints, whose dark fricatives spark in the lyric ground … Emma Must   Michael Trommer – Lake Sharks A short ‘story’ based on

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Eavesdroppers

Whatever it is or isn’t or once might have been, the ether slants my mind in the direction of a certain rich hunger, a strange intimacy, a potent lack, a longing that never becomes belonging, a craning-towards that is never,

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Eavesdroppers

Whatever it is or isn’t or once might have been, the ether slants my mind in the direction of a certain rich hunger, a strange intimacy, a potent lack, a longing that never becomes belonging, a craning-towards that is never,

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And she was so …

Joan: I get all kinds of suggestions for what else to do with my sound-only work, which is kind of intriguing (like the sound isn’t enough somehow). For example, Plausible Narration, was originally to be accompanied (or rather the sounds

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And she was so …

Joan: I get all kinds of suggestions for what else to do with my sound-only work, which is kind of intriguing (like the sound isn’t enough somehow). For example, Plausible Narration, was originally to be accompanied (or rather the sounds

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