Ideologic

Ideologic

Stephen O’Malley

SOMA end of 2011 list

Posted: Dec 31, 2011

Have been asked many times to contribute lists for 2011 to blogs, mags etc.

Have not accepted  because it seems there are around twenty times as many lists this year as I can recall even in 2010. Everyone's got a voice these days. My favorite list is the NYTimes "Rock Is Dead" list... what a revalation! How many times has that been declared? Usually means that things are thriving in the underground and the mainstream writers have been trapped in the firm grasp of industry crap, probably cant h...

DESCENT MAGAZINE vol III (1996), Motörhead 1978 tour program, Bilibin portfolio, etc free downloads

Posted: Dec 24, 2011

DESCENT MAGAZINE vol III (1996), Motörhead 1978 tour program, Bilibin portfolio, etc free downloads
DESCENT MAGAZINE vol III (1996), Motörhead 1978 tour program, Bilibin portfolio, etc free downloads
DESCENT MAGAZINE vol III (1996), Motörhead 1978 tour program, Bilibin portfolio, etc free downloads
DESCENT MAGAZINE vol III (1996), Motörhead 1978 tour program, Bilibin portfolio, etc free downloads

In honor of Lemmy's birthday (actual age unknown) I have reposted the Motörhead 1978 tour program, and the amazing BLOW TO MY SOUL! garage funk compilation in the MEDIA/SHOP section

I also finally had DESCENT MAGAZINE vol III (1996) fully scanned, you can check it out as a pdf. Third issue of my old fanzine created with the great help and collaboration of Tyler Davis, and with contributions by Runhild Gammelsæter, Bard "Faust" Eithun and others. Interviews with: Blood Axis, Monumentum, Cradle ...

Steve Reich "Piano Phase" First solo performance ever

Posted: Dec 23, 2011

This is the first solo performance of Piano Phase where one person is playing both piano parts simultaneously. Steve Reich was in attendance for the performance. Music for 18 Musicians was also performed that night. The concert was held on March 28, 2004 in Kulas Hall at Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory in Berea, OH. The pianist was Rob Kovacs. He was 21 years old at the time.

Ideologic Organ concert series @ Cafe Oto 2012

Posted: Dec 22, 2011

#1: Andrew Chalk & Timo Van Luijk (Elodie) + Jessika Kenney & Eyvind Kang: 4 February 2012I've been invited to curatea series of concerts at the great London venue Cafe Oto in 2012, under the name of my label Ideologic Organ... Please find info here on the first show, February 4th.http://www.cafeoto.co.uk/ideologic-organ-andrew-chalk-jessika-kennedy-eyvind-kang.shtm

PLASMA POOL (HUN) 20th anniversary concert

Posted: Dec 21, 2011

PLASMA POOL (HUN) 20th anniversary concert

"Plasma Pool 20th years anniversary show come to do some old school EBM party if you are around!" -Attila CSIHAR wrote today

PLASMA POOL was Attila's SKINNY PUPPY / CURRENT 93 / World Serpent influenced electronic act of the early 90s...
30th December 2011Budapest R33 KLUBwww.skinnypuppy.hu/plasmapoolhttp://www.plasmapool.hu/plasmapool.html

recommended: SUTEKH HEXEN "Daemons" 7" (2011)

Posted: Dec 21, 2011

recommended: SUTEKH HEXEN "Daemons" 7" (2011)
recommended: SUTEKH HEXEN "Daemons" 7" (2011)
recommended: SUTEKH HEXEN "Daemons" 7" (2011)

Great project from Kevin Yuen & Scoitt Miller.
Looks like they have a triage of 7"s... I just have the one mentioned above and "Ordo Adversarial".
Will be scouring for the third... 

http://soundcloud.com/sutekhhexen
http://www.discogs.com/artist/Sutekh+Hexen
http://viraloptic.com/

Perhaps there is a god?

Posted: Dec 21, 2011

Perhaps there is a god?

BLACK SABBATH @ BERCY June 2012 tix & BURNING WITCH 4LP+DVD boxed sets arrive at the same moment today. As Wotan on his winter solstice hunt... merci!

"Formalized Music" by Xenakis

Posted: Dec 10, 2011

"Formalized Music" by Xenakis

Formalized Music
THOUGHT AND MATHEMATICS IN COMPOSITION 
Revised Edition

Iannis Xenakis

Now available for download in the [media] section.

Konstantin Sergeyevich Lopushansky "Posetitel muzeya/The Museum Visitor" 1989

Posted: Dec 10, 2011

December playlist...

In a post-apocalyptic world, in which a large part of the population consists of demented and deformed mutants being kept in reservations, a man embarks upon visiting the ruins of a museum buried under the sea which can only be accessed during low tide.

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Crew:
Written and directed by Konstantin Lopushansky
Director of Photography - Nikolai Pokoptsev
Music by Vikor Kisin (II), Alfred Shnitke
Production Designer - Valery Yurkevich

Cast:
Viktor Mikhailov
Vera Mayorov...

Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art

Posted: Dec 10, 2011

Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art
Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art
Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art
Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art

(From brainpickings.org thanks to Randall Dunn for the tip on this)

Tantra Song: Rare 17th-Century Indian Paintings That Look Like 20th-Century Western Art
by Maria Popova

We’ve previously explored some fragments of the spectrum of art inspired by the Hindu tradition, from beautiful artisanal artwork based on Indian mythology to Meena women’s Mandana public art to a Pixar animator’s playfully stylized, Westernizedtakes on Hindu deities. Now, from the fine folks at Siglio, who brought us the love...

Metal genres in SLAYER vocabulary

Posted: Dec 8, 2011

This is very amusing! Swiped from Talkbass forum:

Since some of us old guys remember Slayer, I'll use them to explain the Metal Genres:

Progressive: Slayer takes some Jazz lessons

Avant Garde: Slayer takes Jazz lessons with Sun Ra

Black Metal: Slayer repackaged for teens

Christian Metal: Slayer with lyrics from Hillsong

Death Metal: Slayer with Cookie Monster on vocals

Technical Death Metal: Slayer with Cookie Monster on vocals, and Yngwie on guitar

Doom Metal: Slayer with a hangover doing Black Sabb...

Sunn "Void-rip" shirt proof...

Posted: Dec 6, 2011

Sunn "Void-rip" shirt proof...

This beauty will be available from Southern Lord soon, alongside the forthcoming SUNN O))) "ØØVOID" 2LP gatefold version. Thanks to Bubba!

Another O))) victim

Posted: Dec 3, 2011

Another O))) victim

From: Kyle Bachman <pocketks@yahoo.com>
Date: December 2, 2011 12:57:32 PM PST
To: "info@southernlord.com" <info@southernlord.com>
Subject: Sunn0)))
Reply-To: Kyle Bachman <pocketks@yahoo.com>

I know it doesn't really have much to do with the website, but I just wanted to show you guys my appreciation. Here is my new tattoo of the 0))) symbol. It is on my knee. it hurt a great deal.