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Tag Archives: David Toop
Star-shaped Biscuit: haunting, spells, a drowning world
“The winter is the time of transformation and haunting, not necessarily hostile revenance, but the cold dusk offers access to a past that is almost overwhelming.” The Idea of North, Peter Davidson In the mid-1930s, photographer and painter Dora Maar … Continue reading
Posted in star-shaped biscuit Tagged David Toop, Dora Maar, Faster Than Sound, Georges Bataille, Raymond Roussel, Star-shaped Biscuit 6 Comments
end of play, for Lol Coxhill
Late one night in March of this year I was sitting in an eerie hotel within Tokyo’s Haneda airport being interrogated for a Japanese magazine (see http://onbanjidai.blogspot.co.uk/). The subject of the interview was music and comedy and despite my fear … Continue reading
Posted in into the maelstrom Tagged Alterations, Better Books, Bob Cobbing, Bruce Lacy, David Bedford, David Toop, Diamanda Galas, improvisation, Jeff Keen, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Harriott, John Latham, John Peel, John Stevens, Kevin Ayres, Lol Coxhill, Lol Coxhill obituary, Max Eastley, Mike Cooper, Mike Oldfield, Paul Burwell, Peter Cusack, Rhodri Davies, Robert Wyatt, Roger Turner, Roland Alphonso, Rosemin Keshvani, Rufus Thomas, Shirley Collins, Steve Beresford, Steve Dwoskin, Terry Day, The Damned, The Promenaders, Vivian Stanshall, Walter Zimmermann 50 Comments
Can I get a witness?
my essay for Scanner’s Witness project – David Toop on Witness – can be found online here: http://www.soundandmusic.org/projects/scanner-durham-brass-festival/david-toop-witness
Posted in writing sound Tagged David Toop, Durham Brass Festival, Scanner, Sound & Music, Witness Comments Off on Can I get a witness?
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