Author Archives: alarsen

Squeeeeeeaky Shoes

A music video.


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Running in Place (Going Nowhere)

How do you record an album anyway? With the barn doors open? Hmmmm. What’s more important – sound isolation or the sound of cars driving by? Being isolated in the cave of creativity or capering in the street? quicktime click High-quality home recording studios have exploded in the last decade – the technology to sound […]

it is only folllllllllllllllllolllowing it’s nature

Aahhhllalalala Audio Two new songs in the text-to-speech style! “the wind is in the t r e es” – AL Larsen mp3“the crow harasses the hawk” – Al Larsen mp3 How do you record an album anyway? Can you record a spoken word album without a microphone? If so, would it be music? You can […]


How do you record an album anyway? Maybe it’s more of an argument than a collaboration. Nothing essential happens in the absence of noise. (That’s not just me saying that, ask the former head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.) Music is a simulacrum of murder. (Attali again.) flash clip So one morning(!) […]

Struggle in the Sea of Possibility

In “Struggle, Event, Media”, Maurizio Lazzarato discusses the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle. The days of Seattle were a political event, which – like every event – first generated a transformation of subjectivity and its own mode of sensibility. The motto »a different world is possible« is symptomatic of this metamorphosis of subjectivity and its […]

The Gasping End

OK Yes so I’ve been working in this “album” of “songs” – actually closer to spoken word – although intsead of my own voice it is the standard Macintosh text-reading software. Scroll down for two new songs in the text-to-speech style! Also: RFID, banging rocks around the mastodon carcass, Kafka freaking out, a host of […]