Trouble Songs: A Musicological Poetics

FORTHCOMING Winter 2017/2018

Trouble Songs is a hybrid serial work that tracks the appearance of the word “trouble” in 20th- and 21st-century American music. It reads (and sings) songs and poems, with reference to cultural events ranging from the death of a pop singer to the growth of popular resistance movements. The trouble singer invokes the word “trouble” in[…]

Zone de Sensibilité Digitale Immatérielle

From Andreas Burckhardt, an artwork inspired by Eileen Joy, Dan Rudmann (Director, punctum records), and Andreas Burckhardt’s discussion, held at The Public School New York last September, on the new business (or is it mutual aid?) of music, on sound art, on whether or not an avant-garde is still possible, and how it is we[…]

ANNOUNCING punctum records: a sound-impress of punctum books

Figure 1. still image from Shivery Shakes video, “Stay Young” by EILEEN JOY We are thrilled to announce today the launching of punctum records: a sound-impress of punctum books, with an initial 7″-single release by Austin, Texas band Shivery Shakes — “Sidewalk Talk” — later this summer. punctum records aims to build a label that[…]

Suite On Spiritus Silvestre: For Symphony

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Published: 12/25/2012

Carbon dioxide. This small book aims to open a door. It is an experiment in thinking about an object made extremely familiar to many people across the world in recent years through science, the news, governments, and public discourses. One of the first names given to carbon dioxide was spiritus silvestre or wild spirit, a[…]