Statement of responsibility: Eldritch Priest
ISBN: 1441122133, 144112408X, 1441124756, 1441146164, 9781441122131, 9781441124081, 9781441124753, 9781441146168
Intended audience: Specialized.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
336 p. ; 22 cm.
Music Philosophy and aesthetics.; Avant-garde (Music); Composition; Music.; Experimental music
- One: BoringIntroductionA boring historyCage, Fluxus and Extendedness in the 1960s and 70sThe Aesthetics of Boredom and the Art of WaitingThe Premises/Promises of Aesthetic BoredomA Less Promising BoredomUglier Feelings of the StuplimePost...Death...Afterthought...Two: FormlessPretext(Informe)How to read this chapterStoryBecoming FormlessMusic NoiseRecording Distraction---MultitaskingCapture and EscapeLull ))) ))) )))Listening to SoS#16's Lull )))))(((((Listening Away)))))Muzak's Way of Dreaming Ubiquitously ))))---Notes on Muzak---Quantum ModulationWe don't (((listen))) anymoreThe (((Sound))) of HabitsSound-Effects))))) Charm and DissatisfactionLast)))))Another AgainThree: Nonsense(Voodoo(Metareferentiality, Metamusic and Hypermusic(Grúpat and Pseudonymity(Symptoms, Syndromes and Hyperfiction(In a Sedimental Mood(Hyperstition, Magick and Nonsense(Becoming Karen et al, a Real-Time Hyperstition as of March 30, 2007 ByKaren Eliotiv(Of Lies(What does music feel like? (or, 'on the refrain of pain and imagining'):Discursive Remainders from glossolalia (stress positions) by EngramKnots(glossolalia (stress positions)(Occult dualism(Illustrative Interlude: Practicing(The sleep side of music and dream-work)))))))))))))Inconclusion/This chapter is false("Disclaimer")Four: ConfabulationBibliographyIndex
Priest is at his best in [the] musicological sections, lucidly explaining the processes and structures of complex works . . . His judgments lack the obtuseness that dogs writing on lowercase music and his prose style ... has a flair and rhythm that compels attention