Monday, 29 April 2013

Weinberger - Inconvenience

This free album is described as "a collection of electroacoustic noise poems, which are musical translations of mental processes."  Sums it up nicely.  Like this a lot.

It's released by the phenomenal netlabel, Clinical Archives, and can be downloaded here.

Friday, 26 April 2013

New ebook - Life.exe, a novella by Stephen Moles

As ever, this ebook can be downloaded for free from

About the book 
Life.exe is a story about sex, drugs and books.  It’s an exploration of language, bending words and phrases into surreal and beautiful patterns.  In Wittgenstein’s words, “If a lion could speak, we could not understand him”.  Life.exe is a demonstration of what it would be like to live among lions, linguistically speaking.  Despite the author’s use of seemingly unintelligible words, Life.exe remains a meaningful tale, accessible to all.

About the author 

Stephen Moles has had novelettes published by Swamp Tea and Biscuits and Blue Lake Review; short stories published by Pif Magazine, Red Fez, Gone Lawn, Why Vandalism? and Gemini; other shorter pieces of fiction and poetry have appeared in Molotov Cocktail, Censored Poets, Flashshots and Blink Ink; his work was also chosen for Matchbook's Google ads project. The author describes his work as "the thrown voice of infinity."  

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Antimatter by Russell Edson (1973)

On the other side of a mirror there’s an inverse world, where the insane go sane; where bones climb out of the earth and recede to the first slime of love.

      And in the evening the sun is just rising.

      Lovers cry because they are a day younger, and soon childhood robs them of their pleasure.

      In such a world there is much sadness which, of course, is joy . . . 

With thanks to The Poetry Foundation

Monday, 22 April 2013

Lit on Lit #2

Consistently great performance poetry alongside some fine electronic weirdness…

Download it here. 

Monday, 15 April 2013

Little Kid - Logic Songs

The highlight of this album is the beautifully melancholic “Bearably Sad”. 

Listen to the whole thing though. 

It's a pay-what-you-like download, but if you're looking for a cool alternative, it's available as: 

"Limited edition cassette with a unique hand-cut cover (cut from the book "The History of North American Railroads"). This is an edition of 40 red cassettes with black ink. The tracklist and album info are included on an insert. Includes an instant download of the album, including a PDF file of liner notes, photos, etc.. Each tape hand-numbered out of 40." 

Monday, 8 April 2013

Pollen Trio & Golden Calf

I discovered Pollen Trio through the free compilation album, The Sound of Young Canberra.   

The album 230509 is also available as a free download through hellosQuare recordings

There aren’t many things I’d be happy to stick on auto-repeat, but this is one of them. 

Along similar lines is 3ofmillions by Golden Calf.  Another repeater.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013


It’s likely that the majority of bands have meaningless names.  That is to say, the band have chosen a name that sounds kind of good, despite it having no relation to their music whatsoever.  ESP, on the other hand, consider the concept Extra Sensory Perception to be at the centre of their music.  In their own words: "The group explores this phenomena through their own synesthetic, synth-laden dreamscapes which literally overflow with hypercolored visuals."

Their eponymous album is available as a pay-what-you-like download from Bandcamp.  It's very good.