Now it’s jazz, the place is roaring, all beautiful girls in there, one mad brunette at the bar drunk with her boys. One strange chick I remember from somewhere, wearing a simple skirt with pockets, her hands in there, short haircut, slouched, talking to everybody. Up and down the stairs they come. The bartenders are […] […]
Composer Jon Fredette is a sound artist who married to some of the finest weird poetry ever written. The works of luminaries Edgar Allen Poe, Jorge Luis Borges and H. P. Lovecraft make appearances here.
It’s only about twelve minutes worth of audio recordings, but Sub Rosa Records has published two pieces of James Joyce reciting some of his works from between 1924-1929.
My first introduction to the world of Paul Bowles, as well as the Sub Rosa record label, was through this disc. The combination of stories read by Bowles himself, as well as the artwork and ambiance by storyteller Mohammed M’Rabet, made it wonderful bedtime listening, allowing me to transport my mind to what a hazy, stoned […]
I wish goodwill and a prosperous Lent to my Roman Catholic friends. T.S. Eliot reads his poem, “Ash Wednesday,” which fits the day well.
https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=f_OJH5_f13A Everyone’s favorite junkie uncle, William S. Burroughs, being his old cranky self. Splat, indeed.
There was no way I’d miss an opportunity to share a timely piece by The Man In Black.