Wednesday, June 23, 2010

KFW / MS Audio

Keith Fullerton Whitman excerpt:

Mike Shiflet excerpt:

More info on the record here.

Always, Never, and a Certain Type of Person

Saw this on an advertising blog, but it has much wider application. Substitute life, existence, noise, whatever you like for advertising. Beware the articulate fool.

There is nothing you can say about advertising that is always true. There is also nothing you can say about advertising that is never true.

This leads to big problems, lots of wasted money, and a very large quantity of disoriented, confused clients.

It makes it possible for a certain type of agency person — who is articulate but often wrong — to convince the impressionable and the naive to follow him.


Tuesday, June 22, 2010

KFW / MS Split LP Available

Keith Fullerton Whitman: live analog synthesizer
Mike Shiflet: live guitar and oscillator

Out now on Amethyst Sunset.

Available directly from myself for $15 ppd. USA/ $22 ppd. world.

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Also if you haven't picked up one of my Omnivores LPs, I am offering both records together together for $27 US / $33 world.

Thanks for the continued support.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

RIP Manute

"How can I stay in America and live a good life when my people are suffering?"
-Manute Bol, 10.16.62 - 6.19.10

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Theodore & John [inspiration]

"Most people are on the world, not in it - having no conscious sympathy or relationship to anything about them - undiffused, separate, and rigidly alone like marbles of polished stone, touching but separate"
John Muir

"Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it."
Teddy Roosevelt

Thursday, June 3, 2010

I Hate Music ctrl_alt_del Mix

I was reminded this week of a mix I assembled as a submission for the I Hate Music message board to the ctrl_alt_del festival that ran parallel to the Istanbul Biennial in 2007.

It doesn't feature any of my own work - at least I do not think it does - but has some great submissions various board members as well as collective favorite tracks layered into a flowing 18-minute composition.

Revisiting it three years later, I have to say it holds up pretty well. Enjoy.