Justin Barton and Mark Fisher Outsights

Interview from When Site Lost The Plot, Urbanomic robin mackay: In On Vanishing Land, a piece you have described as an ‘audio essay’, but also as ‘sonic fiction’, you’ve chosen consciously to use sound alone, with no visual accompaniment. The piece focuses on evoking a particular area—the Suffolk coastline—and explores the concept of the ‘eerie’ … More Justin Barton and Mark Fisher Outsights


Interview by Andrew Broaks for Crack Magazine In 2002, on the band’s debut single Losing My Edge, LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy sang of “borrowed nostalgia for the unremembered ’80s”. With that line he playfully skewered the Brooklynite hipsters in “little jackets” whose instinct to look back to pop’s golden past, instead of forward, exemplified … More DO YOU MISS THE FUTURE? (Interview)

RADAR TRACES (audio wanted)

Radar Traces was featured as part of The Otolith Group’s A Sunken Trembling Recalled Dimly (16.03.2011 – 18.03.2011) and was aired during an evening of playbacks on 18 March 2011. (Image from Hydra Decapita) “Radar Traces (Mark Fisher, 2008, 45 min) is a hauntological reworking of interviews conducted with female radar operators working at Bawdsley Radar Station in Suffolk … More RADAR TRACES (audio wanted)


FROM DEEPTIME.NET: In 2005, k-punk and fellow traveller Scanshifts assembled an audiomentary called londonunderlondon for Resonance FM. A sonic dérive and an expression of Mark’s “pulp modernism”, it wove original voice recordings (including from several guest Dissensians) with traces of Wiley, Metalheadz, Delia Derbyshire and John Foxx, among others. My description at the time: ‘like a beautiful … More LONDONUNDERLONDON

Reality itself is becoming paranoiac (Hyperstition)

As an additional footnote of sorts to Ccru’s ‘Who’s Pulling YOur Strings?’, this from Zizek…(well he might be a decadent western intellectual ;-), but he has one or two things to say pertinent to hyperstition): ‘… [w]hen we are confronted with conspiracy theories, we should proceed in a strict homology to the proper reading of … More Reality itself is becoming paranoiac (Hyperstition)


I suppose it’s the possibility that by championing microcapitalism over macrocapitalism you are championing Thatcherism over old-school socialism. Well, you’re certainly moving beyond ‘old-school socialism’ but are you really back into Thatcherism? For all sorts of reasons, many of them presented on recent threads at hyperstition, I’m less than happy with using the term ‘micro-capitalism’. … More ANTI-CAPITAL (SOME MODEST BEGINNINGS) (k-punk)