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Physical Graffiti #1: Chuck Johnson, Altered Gee, Old Komm & Co.

May 31, 2013

Physical Graffiti #1: Chuck Johnson, Altered Gee, Old Komm & Co. Physical Graffiti is a new column by Joe Miller that fetishizes musical artifacts in a post-Replacements/YouTube way. Miller captures video images of records and cassettes and sometimes CDs as they play in his home and office and sometimes car. Every week or so he posts a half dozen of them here at... 

Interface Dynamics #1: Gerry Read, Digital Natives, and Gobby

May 23, 2013

Interface Dynamics #1: Gerry Read, Digital Natives, and Gobby It’s so obvious it’s barely worth saying, but in 2013 the idea of critical consensus has pretty much gone out the window (see here and here). Instead, with the increased micro-genrification of underground music and the general nichification of taste, we have — paraphrasing Dior Nights — so... 

New Interfaces #1: Editions Mego, Electroacoustic Imprints

May 6, 2013

New Interfaces #1: Editions Mego, Electroacoustic Imprints New Interfaces – subtitle, Nine Chains to the Moon – will be a regular column in which I attempt to unravel the esoteric and symbiotic relationship between technology and music. Right off the bat, I’ll assume that you’re reading this and thinking, “’New Interfaces’ I get. But...