Watch Powell’s genius, glitching music video made from email

If you’ve never heard of UK producer Powell, it’s maybe even more important that you watch this video now. There’s a lot I want to say, but I’d give away the ending. Let’s keep it to this: an adventurous electronic producer, making a raucously stuttering, intense, punk-digital record, talked to his rock idol Steve Albini. […]

Sonic Pulp Fiction: The Unsound Festival, Respun as Imaginary Narrative

Silhouetted in a fog, Unsound in 2009. Photo (CC-BY-ND) andrej/asebest. “This sounds crazy. I want to see this. I think I may have to see this to understand what you mean. But I want to see this.” David Dodson, journalist, writer, and electronic musician (“Primus Luta” and, most recently at our Handmade Music series, Concrete […]

- May 2, 2011

Motion from Type: A Treasure Trove of Inspiration on Vimeo

Maradona 1986 from SQUA on Vimeo. We have funny biases when it comes to visual expression. Text is — content. It’s the information. It’s not a graphic. Graphics are something else. (At least, such is the perspective of those of us speaking Western languages, constructed from phonetic symbols and not pictographic or ideographic symbols.) But […]

Peter Kirn - July 16, 2009

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