Friday, March 08, 2013

ACQUISITIONS 24

reading
Reaching Out With No Hands: Reconsidering Yoko Ono - Lisa Carver
Mercury And Me - Jim Hutton
On The Art Of The Noh Drama - Rimer and Yamazaki

listening
The Conet Project - Various (4CD)

viewing
The Pierced Heart & The Machete (Olivia Wyatt) 
The Divine River (Hisham Mayet)
UFC 157

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5 comments:

Simon Arnold said...

Hi William,
Is the Conet project the short wave radio noise recording's CD ?
I have been into these weird noises and number stations for years - wondering what they were all about.Absolutely love monitoring that stuff. I know to some it's a bit weird, but I used to listen to 'Lincolnshire Poacher'number station transmissions and researched it ( of course all the internet info is speculation) but it is a very interesting subject.

Are you a short wave radio enthusiast ?

regards, Simon

William Bennett said...

Simon: yes, that's the one and highly recommended, there's a guy online who acquired an East German machine, super cool

Thomas said...

I haven't checked this in awhile, and I am thrilled you've come across the Conet Project! I've used these in my own noisework before to great effect and as a nod to my grandfathers ham radio operations. Being a small child out in his workshop in the middle of the night, odd radio signals were (and still are) one of the few things that will make the hair on my neck stand up. I would love to hear what your thoughts are on these recordings.
btw, I discovered there is a movie coming out next month or in May starring John Cusack with the obvious title "The Numbers Station". It might be a flop, it might not.

Thomas said...

Checked up today to see what you've been up to, and I am thrilled you've come across the Conet Project. I've used several of the tracks in my own noisework to great effect (especially live). These also remind me of my childhood, my grandfather was a ham operator and some of the things coming out of his radio were very frightening. To this day the recordings and other radio noise still makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up. I would love to hear what your thoughts are on these recordings.
Btw, there's a John Cusack movie coming next month with the obvious title of "The Numbers Station". It might be a flop, it might not.

Peteykins said...

Strange that Lisa Carver would have to "reconsider" Yoko Ono.