Mark’s Epiphanies column in The Wire 286 was an appreciation of Rufige Kru, Goldie’s groundbreaking jungle project – not drum ‘n’ bass, insists Mark. “A year after I had bought the Ghosts Of My Life EP I was swept up in the founding of the Cybernetic , Culture Research Unit (Ccru) set up by Sadie … More RUFIGE KRU (The Wire 286)
‘Templeton sits immobile in his attic room, immersed in the deceptively erratic ticking of his old nautical clock, lost in meditation upon JC Chapman’s hermetic engraving. It now seems that this complex image, long accepted as a portrait of Kant, constitutes a disturbing monogram of his own chronological predicament. As if in mockery of stable … More I met a man who wasn’t there: the ethics of Ashbless (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)
‘Sonic subgenre characterized by (loud) Swarm-beats’
Maria De Rosario – from the New England Educational Review, August, 1998 (CCRU) http://www.ccru.net/syzygy/apoc.htm * How do “aquapocalyptic” narratives about a return to the sea connect with the Millennium Time-Bomb? Maria D’Resario reports on “hyperfictional” and “ethnomathematical” studies of strange goings-on on the Web, and asks: Are the Cyber-Time Cults just the latest craze, or … More APOCALYPSE – BEEN IN EFFECT?