LCM – Music and ideology 2 Reading for lecture 2 Hi Guys, please read chapter 4 (Writing Reconstructs Consciousness) of Walter Ong’ Orality and Literacy. This will be the be the text from which most of the conceptual material for the lecture will be drawn. This is not strictly for the seminar but it will […]
General Introduction The following writings are explorations of some of the major concepts that have underpinned the beginnings of this research. Overall this research project takes popular music as an exteriorisation of technical and social memory that serves to reinforce what Mark Fisher refers to as Capitalist realism. The concepts that have been explored are […]
27/09/12 Here are a series of typos and grammatical errors I put together the other day… Art is made and enjoyed in the service of many things. This is not a contradiction of the title. A defining characteristic of all artistic practice is that it necessitates decision-making (the decision to place a decision out of […]
25/06/12 You might get away with that sort of non sequitur in the real world but that wouldn’t cut it in academia.
16/05/12 John Oswald is a Canadian composer who developed and championed the compositional practice known as plunderphonics. In plunderphonics recorded music is used as a source material that, as the name suggests has been plundered from the composer of the sound. Oswald was inspired to engage with this practice in the 1960s by the ‘cut […]
27/04 /12 The other week I wrote this paper and presented it at the IFIMPaC (conference) in leeds on the 27/04/12. There are a fair few typos and its all acedemical so a little less fun but the earnest bit towards the end (as ever) has some fun stuff about meta memory. Essentially it is […]