Datacide 9 – record reviews

all record reviews published in spring 2006
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ANTI-IMPERIALISM: BANKRUPTCY OF THE LEFT?

The last issue of datacide went to print only a relatively short time (at least in datacide-terms) after the events of September 11, 2001 – the commentary titled Terror Against Terror was written in the immediate aftermath. In the years since then it’s become possible to assess the events as crucial, but not necessarily in the sense they were interpreted in the official canon. This was an event that accelerated a number of developments that were in process already, especially concerning the left and the anti-globalisation movement.
The attack on the United States, and more specifically on the East Coast, was identified by the perpetrators with finance capital which they imagine to be run by Jews. This was clearly the most spectacular “anti-Imperialist” coup perpetrated since Nasser claimed the Suez Canal, and was considerably more bloody. [Read more →]

Datacide Nine

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Release Date: May 2006. 44 Pages.

Datacide: Introduction
Terry Ordo and Accomplices: TEK IT UP
Retrigger: Brazilian Scene
breakcore Israel
Howard Slater: Lotta Continua: Roots Music and the Politics of Production
YOU MUST HELP YOURSELF: NEO-LIBERAL GEOGRAPHIES AND WORKER INSURGENCY IN OSAKA
Matthew Hyland: SAY FEAR IS A MAN’S BEST FRIEND
CF: ANTI-IMPERIALISM: BANKRUPTCY OF THE LEFT?
Stewart Home: The Eclipse and Reemergence of the Bildungsroman
CF: Review of “Your Drug May Be Your Problem – How and Why to Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications” by Peter R. Breggin and David Cohen
The Brain of Ulrike Meinhof
“Geschicten vom Trüffelschwein: Politik und Organisation des Kommunistischen Bundes, 1971-1991”
Christoph Fringeli: Interview with JOHN BALANCE from COIL from 1986
Flint Michigan: Cabaret Voltaire: The Attic Tapes 1974-1978 (Mute – Grey Area)
[Calvi23]: OURGANISATION vs SECESSIONIST OUTERNATIONAL
CF: Anti-Semitism from Beyond the Grave: Muslimgauze’s Jihad
Matthew Fuller: Interview with a Photocopier
The Wirebug: The End.
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Datacide 9 was reprinted in 2014. The editorial content of the second printing was identical, but layout was slightly changed.

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Note: This issue is no longer available as single copy, but the whole issue is featured in the collection Everything Else is Even More Ridiculous: A Decade of Noise & Politics – Datacide Magazine 1-10.

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