Past Week at

  • [email protected] Oh, and I just recalled: On page 47 of the SAW2 book there's a bit about the Sire Records corporate account at @RoughTrade. ->
  • My buddy Bob Levine will be on WQXR Opera Quiz today during 1st Madama Butterfly intermission, 2pm EST. ->
  • RIP, Anna Gordy Gaye (b. 1921), cofounder of Anna Records, songwriter, sister of Berry Gordy, wife of Marvin Gaye: ->
  • In my Aphex Twin countdown, I'm posting people's photos of copies of my @333books. Yesterday: @jpbartee @emarg0ed ->
  • Today will be day 13 of my 25-day Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II countdown. Halfway through means … "Blue Calx"! ->
  • Nothing as personal as PR email addressed to "Marc2" with faux personalized opening and an emoticon. ->
  • I look forward to a movie as interesting as the serial drama of casting announcements. ->
  • Marveling at the light rain like a character in a Paolo Bacigalupi book. ->
  • There's a @goodreads entry for my Aphex Twin @333books book should you, you know, wanna add it to your reading list: ->
  • I'm including folks' Twitter/Instagram shots of my @333books Aphex Twin SAW2 book in my daily countdowns, so lemme know if you post one. ->
  • Y'day: Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Vol II (@333books) reverse-order daily track countdown: #13 (“Blue Calx”) ->
  • Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Vol II (@333books) reverse-order daily track countdown: #12 (“White Blur 1”) ->
  • Been posting weekly looks back 15, 10, and 5 years to what I've written. Here's a 1999 interview with Steve Reich: ->
  • PSH film I most look forward to is Most Wanted Man, directed by Anton Corbijn, music by Herbert Grönemeyer (of Corbijn's The American). #RIP ->
  • Much of U2's new song, the Danger Mouse”“produced "Invisible," sounds more like a Brian Eno project than does some of their Eno stuff. ->
  • Next time I ride Caltrain I need to remember to have Chris Bacon's Source Code score on my iPod. ->
  • Someone on Caltrain (north, arriving in San Carlos at 5:28pm) has named their mobile modem "Larry Ellison's iPhone." ->
  • Because you never hear a train coming. #caltrain #soundstudies #signage ->
  • This photo makes me especially happy: Thanks, @npseaver. ->
  • RT @wcraghead: great piece from @disquiet in last week's Junto project based on my seed toss drawings and field recordings:”¦ ->
  • Tuesday noon siren in San Francisco: ->
  • Thing I learned today: the extended subsidiary clause is a significant challenge to the comprehensible spoken narrative. ->
  • RT @westyreflector: Riding the F-train with Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Vol II by @disquiet ->
  • Tuesday noon siren rang out while we were filming a brief (er, well, maybe 20-minute) video for the 33 1/3 Aphex Twin book. ->
  • Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Vol II (@333books) reverse-order daily track countdown: #10 (“Tree”) ->
  • Thanks to @npseaver + @westyreflector for their photos of my Selected Ambient Works V2 book: ->
  • Image reportedly of Brian Eno + projected talk notes upon realizing he's running late: Info: ->
  • Today in sound class, a brief history of listening: celebrity death, oral culture, memory, synesthesia, sonification. ->
  • Reading my students' first sound journal entries. Some exemplary work in there, and just imagine where they'll be in 15 weeks. ->
  • ScopeCreap dot com is not yet registered. #justsayin ->
  • The sound of elevator floor bells one or two floors down. ->
  • Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Vol II (@333books) reverse-order daily track countdown: #9 (“Weathered Stone”) ->
  • Today's Selected Ambient Works V2 proof-of-book-life photo apparently features food from Burma Superstar ->
  • Not one student in my course has seen The Conversation before. I'm looking forward to next week. ->
  • Yes, tomorrow's @djunto project will be about that old cut up, William S. Burroughs. ->
  • RIP, William "Bunny Rugs" Clarke (b. 1948). As I recall, "1865 (96° in the Shade)" was one of the first reggae songs I ever heard. ->
  • If there were an Emmy for best use of photos in a recap it would go to Esther Inglis-Arkell of @io9 for this: #arrow ->
  • We skipped the Gordon Hempton documentary this semester. Thinking again about swapping in Diva and swapping out Playtime. ->
  • radio unshack RT @otolythe: unshackleton RT @everyword: unshackled in reply to otolythe ->
  • Sound of library study room's electricity turning off because my typing style isn't histrionic enough to confirm a human is in the room. ->
  • Sound of the person in adjacent library study room aggressively writing on a blackboard. ->
  • Palatino was ubiquitous. Now it isn't. The word isn't even in my phone's autocorrect. What happened to Palatino? ->
  • Irony of prepping for literary cut-up chaos: the anal-retentive orderliness of the step-by-step cut-up-process instructions. #wsb100 ->
  • Making cut-up music to celebrate William S. Burroughs' 100th birthday: Do join in. ->
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  • Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Vol II (@333books) reverse-order daily track countdown: #8 (“Blur”) ->
  • I'm always late with holiday cards, but my Aphex Twin 33 1/3 book, due out the day before Valentine's Day, is certainly a love letter. ->
  • Reading at Powell's in Portland for my Aphex Twin book has been set for May. Details to follow. ->
  • I hope nothing important happens before the Sochi Olympics are over, because I've turned off my New York Times news alerts. ->
  • RT @dpnem: Listening to Aphex Twin. Thanks Obama. No, it’s really @disquiet’s fault. ->
  • Today lots of two-year-old San Franciscans get to learn about this "rain" stuff their parents have been talking about for the past year. ->
  • When I'm done with this project I am going for a walk even if it requires scuba gear. ->
  • By the way, I have a 3.5-year-old, not a 2-year-old, who knows about rain and can sense the existence of puddles around corners. #mutie ->
  • Harps, hushed voices, electronix. All I've listened to all day is the Brumes feed: When it ends I start all over. ->
  • Irony of songs of cutup new articles is if you don't know the language you don't get the chaos. Still, a good start: ->
  • I want to watch the Redshirts TV show. But I really just wanna read a book about the authority figures we only get glimpses of. ->
  • "It's around the second hour of listening that I come to recognize …" ->
  • My visual diet: Lotsa slow-reveal images of Aphex SAW2 cover (courtesy of @boondesign) + William S. Burroughs. ->
  • Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Vol II (@333books) reverse-order daily track countdown: #7 (“Curtains”) ->
  • Today's Aphex Twin SAW2 entry includes original track ("Curtains"), reversed, and appearance in a Chris Morris skit: ->

2 thoughts on “Past Week at

  1. Is there any possibility that a schedule exists for when Bob Levine does the QUIZ portion of your show on WQXR ? There is a fan following for Mr Levine and they seem confused as to when he will participate . Any assistance with this question is very much appreciated .

    Best ,

    David Hughes

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