Archive for September, 2009

Dancecult Journal

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

“After the initial call for contributions some ten months ago, I am now delighted to announce the launch of Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture. The first edition of Dancecult, a peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal for the study of electronic dance music culture (EDMC), is now live, with downloadable PDFs accessible at Alongside Managing […]

Sounds of the Future

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Erkki Kurenniemi Computer Music 19?? Erkki Kurenniemi Electronics in the World of Tomorrow 1968 These days I’m more solder and flux than diamonds and wax, if you know what I mean. This one’s for Gutta because I think he’ll like it.  Last winter I was supposed to release some of my early electronics-and-tape experiments on […]

JG Ballard tributes

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Illuminated Man For those who didn’t catch it, ‘Deeptime’ is a nod to JG Ballard’s first neuronic odyssey, The Drowned World. And the last ten minutes of my 2007 Blogariddims mix was also a partial tribute to the book, meant to work as a soundtrack to its closing lines.  Ballard died of prostate cancer in […]