2023Datacide 19

The Electronic Disturbance Zone – Part 1

Following on from a talk/listening session given at the launch for Datacide 18 at Ridley Road Social Club in February 2020, Howard Slater expanded on the theme of the Electronic Disturbance Zone in the following work in progress.

General Outline: 0. Preamble (Sonic Theory, Pierre Schaeffer, EDZ at Dead by Dawn, techno and ambient) 1. Environment Recordings (Luc Ferrari, Murray Schafer) 2. Entity music (Walter Marchetti) 3. Drone (Eliane Radigue, Roland Kayn) 4. Aural collage (John Cage, Luc Ferrari, Industrial) 5. Studio Based Electronics (Stockhausen, Bernard Parmegiani ) 6. Live Electronic Improvisation (David Tudor, Morphogenesis etc) 7. Hybrids/ Heterogeneity (decategorisation)

Part 2 of this text will appear in the next issue of Datacide and will cover Drone through to Studio Based Electronics.

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Joke Lanz / Sudden Infant Interview

Full Interview with Joke Lanz about his beginnings in the Punk scene in Switzerland in the 1980s, the birth of his son and the early years of the Sudden Infant project and Schimpfluch Gruppe. From Punk to Noise to Actionism, the human voice as expression and instrument, extensive touring and eventually a turn back towards a more rock oriented format in the latest incarnation of Sudden Infant as a noise rock band.

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2023The Molehill Report

The Molehill Report #12 – August 2023

August 2023: We present excerpts of an interview with Dan Hekate aka The Wirebug, there are two recent releases in the Praxis Digital Remix Series, Alex Buess has relaunched Skin & Speech Recordings, Controlled Weirdness presents his new podcast “Tales from a Disappearing City”, Stewart Home has a new book out and Sozialistischer Plattenbau has re-issued Kovert’s Hybrid Riddim.

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19672023Datacide 19Documents

Vietnam, the Third World and the Self-Deception of the Left (1967)

In our series of documents on revolutionary history – for the first time in English: A critique of anti-Imperialism from Berlin 1967 based on the Situationist International’s ‘Address to Revolutionaries of Algeria and of All Countries’ which first appeared in Internationale Situationniste #10 in March 1966. With an introduction by Christoph Fringeli.

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Hundsteinweg – Text of Spoken Word performance by Joke Lanz

The text of a spoken word performance by Joke Lanz (of Sudden Infant fame), originally performed at a Datacide event in 2018 in Berlin, explores autobiographical impressions combined with poetry and sound.

Here you’ll find the full text, with embedded video of the performance and an exclusive collage by Joke Lanz.

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Industrial Music for Industrial People: Throbbing Gristle 1978

Excerpt from Ian Trowell’s new book Throbbing Gristle – An Endless Discontent, published by Intellect Books, details the first gig Throbbing Gristle played north of London in 1978, at the Wakefield Industrial Training College. Uncanny overlaps of TGs touring and the Yorkshire Ripper’s killing spree emerge.

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