Ideologic

Ideologic

Stephen O’Malley

The Unicorn Tapestries (detail)

Posted: Oct 24, 2003

The Unicorn Tapestries (detail)

These tapestries are enormous and took teams of monks years to weave.... They are in the Met's collection at this incredible location in northern Manhattan called The Cloisters.

Great myth, that unicorn one.... when you get to the psyche meat of it.

ARTHUR meets WIRE

Posted: Oct 23, 2003

ARTHUR meets WIRE

Thanks to Anne Hilde Nesset for arranging the introduction.

Arthur editor Jay Babcock turned me on to this interesting piuece recently regarding the continuity of social ideas over time, a concept known as MEMES. He gave a standing warning that "reading this book will fuck you up!" Approach at own risk.

NP: TAJ MAHAL TRAVELLERS August 1974
OVALKI Cobol

other solar winds...

Posted: Oct 14, 2003

other solar winds...
other solar winds...

ERIC SYRE sent this SUNN O))) compilation cover he made for himself featuring all of the SUNN O))) material on a single CD as mp3 files!

THINGS VIRAL

Posted: Oct 11, 2003

THINGS VIRAL

TOMAS TRAKAS:
Imagine being dead and traveling to the next world. I picture it essentially as a fall, right? Well while you're falling- it's fucking pitch black...Khanate is playing in the background. Now while you're falling (and it's a LOOOOOOONNNNGGGG drop) the record is playing and all the disturbing thoughts you've had in your lifetime are being played in your mind..very visual, almost like a movie...frame after frame just horrible things you've once only thought about, but are now happe...

HUNT+EARTH=DOPE

Posted: Oct 9, 2003

HUNT+EARTH=DOPE

Final EARTH/NULL tour poster via Mr. Hunt.

SOLAR SOUNDS

Posted: Oct 9, 2003

SOLAR SOUNDS
SOLAR SOUNDS
SOLAR SOUNDS

These are solar sounds generated from 40 days of Michelson Doppler Imager data and processed by A. Kosovichev.

The procedure he used for generating these sounds was the following. He started with doppler velocity data, averaged over the solar disk, so that only modes of low angular degree (l = 0, 1, 2) remained. Subsequent processing removed the spacecraft motion effects, instrument tuning, and some spurious points. Then Kosovichev filtered the data at about 3 mHz to select clean sound wave...

American justice: pills, frychair.

Posted: Oct 7, 2003

Court Begins New Term by Letting State Authority Expand

By NEIL A. LEWIS

Published: October 6, 2003

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 — The Supreme Court today let stand a ruling by a federal appeals court that Arkansas officials may force a convicted murderer to take drugs to make him sane enough to be executed.

... The court opened its fall term this morning by listing dozens of cases from lower courts that the justices had reviewed over their summer recess and chose not to reconsider. Although they did not r...

Logbook of The U-68, found on the westcoast of Tinian in Spring 1947

Posted: Oct 7, 2003

31/03/'41
"...At 3500 feet the engine suddenly failed to work. We are surrounded by a terrifying silence, only the murmuring of the currents and the aching of the hull through the gangway and cabins... The U-68 slowly sinks deeper and deeper. At 4230 feet we run aground on a riff-- only a few feet more and the hull would have been crushed..."

02/04/'41
"...As of two days we are aground on the riff. The oxygen-bunkers are half way down... To save oxygen we have decided to isolate the engineer Ot...