Trouble Songs: A Musicological Poetics

FORTHCOMING Winter 2017/2018

Trouble Songs is a hybrid serial work that tracks, dramatizes, and explores the appearance of the word trouble in 20th- and 21st-century American music. It reads (and sings) particular 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[…]

Helvete 3: Bleeding Black Noise

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Published: 12/14/2016

Not to be confused with metal studies, music criticism, ethnography, or sociology, Helvete: A Journal of Black Metal Theory is a speculative and creative endeavor, one which seeks ways of thinking that count as Black Metal events — and indeed, to see how Black Metal might count as thinking. Theory of Black Metal, and Black[…]

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[…]