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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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And she lived happily ever after.

Joan: Despite not wanting to direct a reader too overtly, is there is an ideal method for reading The LiteraryMix? For example, do you feel there’s a better/worse platform such as smart phone vs. tablet, laptop vs. desktop? Are you

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And she lived happily ever after.

Joan: Despite not wanting to direct a reader too overtly, is there is an ideal method for reading The LiteraryMix? For example, do you feel there’s a better/worse platform such as smart phone vs. tablet, laptop vs. desktop? Are you

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And then she tried …

Joan: So we’re back where we started with the generative engine. Do you know Daniela Cascella’s book, F.M.R.L.: Footnotes, Mirages, Refrains and Leftovers of Writing Sound? Seth: I’m very familiar with Cascella’s book and have heard her perform readings of

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And then she tried …

Joan: So we’re back where we started with the generative engine. Do you know Daniela Cascella’s book, F.M.R.L.: Footnotes, Mirages, Refrains and Leftovers of Writing Sound? Seth: I’m very familiar with Cascella’s book and have heard her perform readings of

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