Monthly Archives: February 2007

our tube zoo

This site is worth a look if only for the pointless love of Londoner mischief- making, wry humour, too-much- time-on- their-hands, mad art, happy paranoid, cosmopolitan spirit of it all. Do collect the set. Advertisements

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Sacred Media Cow

From Somnath over on on “Sacred Media Cow” [SACREDMEDIACOW is an independent postgraduate collective on Indian media research and production at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London]: Oh Calcutta Published by Somnath Batabyal … Continue reading

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welcome to earth

HaHa. Just back from dinner at The Lavender (its monday, quiet, their ‘forgotten’ Riesling is very fine) and on the way back to Kennington tube I was vastly amused by the man who wins the February “Quote of the Week” … Continue reading

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Snd-ctrl 1995 – more from the vault

The Revolutionary Structure of Sound: experimental musings. Most popular music could hardly be described as revolutionary in the old (and still urgent) sense, yet to dismiss musical production and its associated pleasures as irrelevant to revolution would make for exceedingly … Continue reading

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vagrant by boat

Bio: Reader in Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College. I’ve published three single authored books and several edited collections on topics such as music and politics, representation and travel. The Rumour of Calcutta (Zed 1996) was widely reviewed, as was Critique … Continue reading

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Our Frankfurt School!

Some people noticed my radio silence at least! Thankx. The explanation is a mix of essay marking, dissertation chapters to read, preparation for a `conversation´in Manchester with Marie Louise Pratt (on 20th Feb), and a week in Germany – in … Continue reading

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Tian Chua & others under attack in Malaysia

Tian Chua is under attack from the Malaysian Government yet again (yawn – the regularity of the Malaysian Police State’s efforts to silence Tian just confirms his name as a sign of integrity that will not disappear). We can add … Continue reading

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