Saturday, May 26, 2007

Because it was Friday Downloads

As yesterday was too frantic for blogging I now place here a few downloads to pass the weekend with (for those who pass these two days in idleness).
First a selection from the Shamefile, a site dedicated to experimental and avant garde sound arts in Australia.

A selection of Shame File Music releases are available for free downloading
Undecisive God - The Difference Between Light and Shadow cassette
Undecisive God - The Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge cassette
Various Artists - A Land of Sweeping Sound cassette
Undecisive God - Prodigal cassette
NeTE - Greatest Non-Hits 1 cassette
Various Artists - Behind Closed Doors: Australian home-recorded experiments CD
Kettle / Undecisive God - Digilogue EP
Undecisive God self-titled CD
Various Artists - Sound in the Absence of Light CD
Undecisive God / W.I.T. - Modern Discourse business card CDR
Undecisive God - Offering CD
Diaspora - Ohmwrld CD
Undecisive God - Border Protection Policy CD
Various Artists - The Undertow: undercurrents of Australian experimental music CD
Scott Sinclair and Clinton Green - Tamas EP
Scott Sinclair and Clinton Green - With Doors Open CD
Terra Australis Incognita mp3 EP series, with releases by W.I.T., The Feeder, Undecisive God, r.domain, Bokor and Hi God People.
The NMA Series, 10 cassettes documenting Australian experimental music from 1982-92, now available as free downloads.
The Unnameable - But of That, I Will Not Speak...CD

Stories from the Arabian nights (1907)
Author: Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959

This gorgeous book includes the following stories as retold by Laurence Housman: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; The Story of the Wicked Half-Brothers; The Story of the Princess of Deryabar; The Story of the Magic Horse; The Fisherman and the Genie; The Story of the King of the Ebony Isles; The History of Badoura, Princess of China, and of Camaralzaman, the Island Prince; Sinbad the Sailor; The first voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; The second voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; The third voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; The fourth voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; The fifth voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; The sixth voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; The seventh voyage of Sinbad the Sailor; and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp.

Not downloads but two online essays (free knowledge)
Electronic Literature: What is it?
v1.0 January 2, 2007 By N. Katherine Hayles

Toward a Semantic Literary Web: Setting a Direction for the Electronic Literature Organization's Directory
v1.0 January 29, 2007 By Joseph Tabbi

Finally something from the might Mutant Sounds, a blog to which I have returned to time and time again in the last few weeks.

Denis-st LP, France 1978
Denis composed the music in hippie commune between 68 and 78. Music is stoned psychedelic folk with percussion, guitar, dulcimer and it's sung in English. Made on tiny label of 100 copies.

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