The Genuine Article

Steve McCaffery - The (1'47"). Recorded 7 February 1979 at the Ear Inn. Whole set, and lots more McCaffery, here. • I especially like the quivery "v"-work starting around the 40 second mark and cresting at 1'12". • Subtitled: "A thousand and one things to do with your mouth." • Nice to have a poem not just beginning the but consisting almost entirely of it! • About the Four Horsemen Project, a contemporary take on the pioneering work McCaffery did with bpNichol, Paul Dutton, and Rafael Barreto-Rivera.

Tracklist here. XML feed here. • Elsewhere on Third Factory: index, ensemble, nb.

Thursday -- 17 January 2008 -- permalink

The Lipstick of Noise is a product of the Third Factory • Inspired by the music blogs • And by Paul Blackburn's reel-to-reel deck. Intending to make good use of PENNSound and other sources of digital audio files of poetry • Comments welcomeXML.