I've inhaled, drunk, performed, breathed, yelped...this piece many times. But this version takes Nico's score back to the paleolithic past and forward into the post-lithic future (I hear the monoliths in Kubrick's 2001...):
a mp3 version of VOWELIST by (Nico Vassilakis) with Martin Bland, Mark Arm, Steve Dukich, Dean Wynveen, Nico Vassilakis
Horizontal reads the first four lines leisurely, rhythmically, for first two-thirds, then read phonemes sharply and roundly. Vertical read phonemes in alternating sharp and round tones. Horizontal is the rhythm, vertical the lead.
Welcome to the
premiere issue of Tip Of The Knife (http://tipoftheknife.blogspot.com/). We are dedicated to tearing down any
artistic/literary wall in our way. As visual poetry reaches its Nth generation,
are few and far
between, and poets seem okay with this. T of K only presents work that
Johnny-Come-Lately Xerox treatments, obvious computer manipulations, and tired visual puns.
The people here
are those who have inspired me, doing future work all through the 1980s.
continues to be relevant three decades after it all began, and they continue
Please tune-in for the seventh installment of textsound.org<http://www.textsound.org>, featuring Jonathan Zorn, Noé Cuéllar & Jeff Gburek, Jon Cotner, Nozal Cube, Nimrod, new(s)peak, and Timothy Leonido.
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