|Ben Watson Replies for AMM, and Dicussion - Andy Wilson|
Ben Watson replies to critiques from Sean Bonney and Nina Power. Followed by general discussiona nd contributions, all accompanied by Oscillatorial Binnage.
Keywords: AMM; AMM4; Association of Musical Marxists
|Sean Bonney on Ben Watson's Blake in Cambridge - Sean Bonney|
Sean Bonney at AMM43 critiques Ben Watson's Blake in Cambridge
Keywords: AMM; AMM4; Association of Musical Marxists
|AMM4 - Oscillatorial Binnage|
Oscillatorial Binnage play at AMM4, The Blue Posts, 2012-06-07
Keywords: AMM; AMM4; Association of Musical Marxists; Oscillatorial Binnage
|Ben Watson Replies to Sean Bonney and Nina Power at AMM4, Plus Discussion - Ben Wtason|
Ben Watson replies to critiques from Sean Bonney and Nina Power at AMM4
Keywords: AMM; AMM4; Association of Musical Marxists; Ben Wtason
|AMM in Hamburg 9-xi-2011 Andy Wilson (in English) - Andy Wilson|
Andy Wilson of the AMM (Association of Musical Marxists) addresses Assoziation Daemmerung in Sankt Pauli, Hamburg and outlines a completely new revolutionary left politics, one that could make room for improvisation, contingency, jokes and neuroses. Finally, a Marxist who has understood Theodor Adorno's Negativ Dialektik as practical anti-Stalinism.
Keywords: AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Assoziation Daemmerung; Andy Wilson
|Nina Power vs. the AMM on Academia - Nina Power|
Nina Power speaks at AMM4 on the AMM's critique of academia
Keywords: AMM; AMM4; Association of Musical Marxists; Nina Power
|F'LUKE - Out To Lunch/THF Drenching|
In the last days of 2012, THF Drenching (Manchester) recorded a text by Out To Lunch (London) written for Luke Staunton (Liverpool) outlining the relationship between old and young cadre in the AMM (Association of Musical Marxists) ...
Keywords: F'luke; Out To Lunch; THF Drenching; Luke Staunton; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; cadre
|Starry Night from Brick by Brick - Iggy Pop|
Having chosen George Herriman's Ignatz the Mouse bricking Krazy Kat for their banner - by way of explaining both their attitude to the British Con-Dem Government's banker-friendly "austerity" measures and of Musical Id to Political Ego - the Association of Musical Marxists (AMM) were pleased to discover a photo of Ignatz the Mouse and brick graffiti on the inner sleeve of Iggy Pop's Brick by Brick...
Keywords: AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Iggy Pop; Brick by Brick; Starry Night
|AMM in Hamburg 9-xi-2011 Ben Watson (auf Deutsch) - Ben Watson|
Ben Watson of the AMM (Association of Musical Marxists) addresses Assoziation Daemmerung in Sankt Pauli, Hamburg and explains why bringing a random series of syllables, dreams, neuroses and private jokes to the fore is necessary if Marxism is to avoid the pitfalls of Stalinism, i.e a devitalised moralism, discussion with prefixed conclusions and boringness-in-general. A speech to be listened to while thinking about Eugene Chadbourne, Jimmy Carl Black and Pat Thomas performing "Little Wing" in Re...
Keywords: Ben Watson; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Assoziation Daemmerung; Eugene Chadbourne; Little Wing; Nasenpoppeln
|AMM in Hamburg 9-xi-2011 Keith Fisher (in English) - Keith Fisher|
Keith Fisher of the AMM (Association of Musical Marxists) speaks to Assoziation Daemmerung in Sankt Pauli, Hamburg about the Second World War, basing his talk on the recent Unkant publication, Ray Challinor's The Struggle for Hearts and Minds. We were NOT "all in it together", insists Fisher, explaining how class struggle is not suspended in times of war, but remains a consideration for dictators and "democratic" leaders alike...
Keywords: AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Assoziation Daemmerung; Keith Fisher; Raymond Challoner; The Struggle for hearst and Minds; Unkant
|Gwilly Edmondez Quintet at AMM4 7-vi-2012 - Gwilly Edmondez Quintet|
The Gwilly Edmondez Quintet comprise Gwilly Edmondez (keyboards), Marie Thompson (cassette-player), Lauren Kinsella (vocals), Michael Bridgewater (mandolin) and James Joys (oboe). Here they played an improvisation at AMM4, the fourth event curated by the Association of Musical Marxists. The music prefaced a speech by David Black about the book he wrote with Chris Ford (1839: the Chartist Insurrection, which Unkant Publishing was launching that night) and expresses the same thing: utter contempt ...
Keywords: Gwilly Edmondez; Marie Thompson; Lauren Kinsella; Michael Bridgewater; James Joys; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; AMM4; 1839: the Chartist Insurrection; David Black; Chris Ford
|Erm Erm Erm - Ben Watson|
Audio rejectamenta (or Nasenpoppeln) from the visit made to Hamburg by the Association of Musical Marxists in November 2011. "The AMM is funnier and more powerful than Monty Python" Susann Witt-Stahl
Keywords: AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Ben Watson; Out To Lunch; Keith Fisher; Andy Wilson; Reeperbahn; Susann Witt-Stahl; St Pauli; Hamburg
|Academic Anguish at AMM4 (OTL's 10m mix) - Ben Watson|
AMM4 (the fourth session of the Association of Musical Marxists) was the most heated yet, with Nina Power criticising the AMM's "anti-academic" stance and Sean Bonney criticising Ben Watson's latest publication, Blake in Cambridge (Unkant). This "political mix" prepared for Ben Watson's Late Lunch With Out To Lunch show on Resonance FM selects choice morsels of statement from those present and displays them in gilded frames crafted from the music of Oscillatorial Binnage (both live in the room a...
Keywords: AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; AMM4; Blue Posts; Oscillatorial Binnage; Nina Power; Sean Bonney; Ben Watson; Keith Fisher; Eric Dolphy; Out To Lunch; Mordecai Watson
|Foam Frenzy In Nodular Fore-Swim - Ken Fox|
Epiode of Naval Aviation In Audio - radio program on CJTR Regina Community Radio. No.154, aired January 18, 2012, including a reading of "Northumbria" from Out To Lunch's poetry collection Swift Blab Residue, published by Veer Books in 2009, accompanied by two guitar pieces by Frank Zappa and the 24 minute opening track from Saigon You Crazy Diamond by the improvizing trio of Simeon Abbot & The Bent Spoon Duo...
Keywords: AKA and the Charlatans; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Ben Watson; Biz; Boning Up With Baudelaire & Tomlinson: AMM3 At The Blue Posts; Frank Zappa; Furies; Out To Lunch; Ovid; Shades; Swift Blab Residue; The Emetics
|Our Proclivities As Cosmo-biologico-social Necessities - Ken Fox|
Naval Aviation In Audio, Radio Program on CJTR Regina Community Radio. No.162, March 14, 2012, in which Naval Aviation In Audio declares its solidarity with the Association Of Musical Marxists and reads their Manifesto on air with Iancu Dumitrescu's Galaxy, and reads the first 14 theses from Guy Debord's Society Of The Spectacle. Part 1 1. Inner Constellation - Bruce Eisenbeil Sextet 2. Free Love - Dog Eat Dog 3...
Keywords: Association of Musical Marxists; AMM; Iancu Dumitrescu; Guy Debord; Society of the Spectacle; Situation; Bruce Eisenbeil Sextet; Dog Eat Dog; Lederhosen Lucil; Raking Bombs; Cheerleader 666; Shikaska; Tangiers; MSTRKRFT
|AMM2: The Blackledge Grimoire 12-x-2011 - Ben Watson|
Edition of Late Lunch With Out To Lunch (Ben Watson's weekly radio show on Resonance FM) captured by the Association of Musical Marxists (AMM) with the sound of radical subjectivity collectivising into politics - plus Sean Bonney's Letter On Poetics, Keith Fisher on Raymond Challoner (the great Trotskyist historian and socialist activist) and Ben Watson on Paul Blackledge's Marxism and Ethics (SUNY, 2012).
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; Ben Watson; Late Lunch With Out To Lunch; Resonance FM; Association of Musical Marxists; AMM; Unkant; Ray Challoner; Raymond Challoner; The Struggle for Hearts and Minds; Sean Bonney; Happiness; Rimbaud; Paul Blackledge; Marxism and Ethics; Alasdair MacIntyre
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|Postscript Only Speakable in Knotty Lunchese 16-vi-2011 - Ben Watson|
Deprived of his usual weekly outlet "Late Lunch With Out To Lunch" on ResonanceFM for six weeks due to some art-gallery occasion, Ben Watson decides to contribute to the www.unkant.com website by reading aloud the postscript to his Adorno for Revolutionaries, a collection of stray writings edited by Andy Wilson of the A.M.M. (Association of Musical Marxists). Accompaniment is by Baby Iris, Roger Turner and Phil Minton, a track prepared for the launch of Esther Leslie's Synthetic Worlds at the Pu...
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; Out To Lunch; Ben Watson; Unkant; Adorno for Revolutionaries; Postscript Only Speakable in Knotty Lunchese; Andy Wilson; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Iris Watson; Roger Turner; Phil Minton; Esther Leslie; Synthetic Worlds
|Boning Up With Baudelaire & Tomlinson: AMM3 15-xii-2011 - Ben Watson for the AMM|
Brief audio edit of AMM3, the third meeting of the Association of Musical Marxists upstairs in a W1 London pub called the Blue Posts. Keith Fisher describes the AMM trip to talk to Assoziation Daemmerung in Hamburg - taking Ray Challoner's Trotskyist interpretation of World War II to the "enemy"; Sean Bonney reads his "Two Letters on Harmony"; Helene Le Bohec reads Baudelaire; Ben Watson explains why Saussurean linguistics is incompatible with Marxism; and Alan Tomlinson teaches us the history o...
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Unkant; Blue Posts; 15-xii-2011; Andy Wilson; Keith Fisher; Sean Bonney; Helene le Bohec; Ben Watson; Alan Tomlinson; Letter on Harmony; Saussure
|AMM5 20-xii-2012 - AMM Collective|
A "Political Mix" of AMM5, the fifth public meeting of the Association of Musical Marxists, the organisation founded in December 2010 by Andy Wilson, Ben Watson and Keith Fisher. This 33-minute audio-collage begins with a duet between Mordecai (4) on harmonica and Alan Wilkinson (somewhat older) on alto saxophone. Then we hear from Owen Holland (student activist "rusticated" for his part in an occupation against David Willettts, the Tory education minister) on guitar...
Keywords: Association of Musical Marxists; AMM; AMM5; Blue Posts; Xmas Party; Alan Wilkinson; Mordecai; Owen Holland; John Hannon; Tim Hodgkinson; Oscillatorial Binnage; Ian Morrison; Sharon Borthwick; Jacob Bard-Rosenberg; Esther Leslie; Phosphorescence; Out To Lunch; We secede from the bream green; Peter Baxter; Peter Pointer; Ben Wilson the Chewing Gum Man; Andy Wilson; Keith Fisher; Unkant
|AMM in Hamburg 9-xi-2011 - Ben Watson|
Episode of Ben Watson's Late Lunch With Out To Lunch (a weekly radio show on Resonance FM from London) about the AMM (Association of Marxist Musicians) visiting Assoziation Daemmerung in St Pauli, Hamburg. AMM Mitbegleiter Andy Wilson outlines a new politics, using Adorno's Negative Dialektik to define a Marxist working-class activism which can bypass Trotskyist petit-Stalinism and include contingency, humour and madness...
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; Ben Watson; Late Lunch With Out To Lunch; Resonance FM; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Hamburg; St Pauli; Assoziation Daemmerung; Andy Wilson; Keith Fisher; Susann Witt-Stahl; Iggy Pop; Cold Metal; Instinct; Frank Zappa; Jazz from Hell; While You Were Out; While You Were Art II; Charles Brown; Round Midnight; Negative Dialectics; Adorno
|Academic Anguish at AMM4 13-vi-2012 - Ben Watson|
Ben Watson's long-running Late Lunch With Out To Lunch programme on Resonance FM (www.resonancefm.com ... 2pm UK Time, Wednesdays) covers AMM4, the fourth meeting of the Association oaf Musical Marxists at The Blue Posts in London's Chinatown. Nina Power and Sean Bonney attack the AMM's "elitism" while Lunch fights back with The Specials and Cliff ("not Tony") Richard. All the while, Oscillatorial Binnage and the Gwilly Edmondez Quintet exacerbate the eardrums...
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Ben Watson; Out To Lunch; Keith Fisher; Andy Wilson; Oscillatorial Binnage; Gwilly Edmondez; Nina Power; Sean Bonney; David Black; Unkant; Cliff Richard; D in Love; Specials; Gangsters; 2 Tone; Carnival Against Racism; Leeds; Blake in Cambridge
|Drenching Presents Doomed Shop! 16-xi-2011 - Ben Watson|
Episode of Ben Watson's weekly show Late Lunch With Out To Lunch originally broadcast live on Resonance FM from Borough, South London, focusing on guest THF Drenching, down from Longsight in Manchester M12 to play improv duets on dictaphone with Alan Wilkinson at Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram's Spectrum Festival. Drenching commits aural atrocity with Watson on air and reveals some recent work: The 10 Blows (Kakutopia, 2010) and Doomed Shop! The Class Struggles in France 1848-50 (so far un...
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; Ben Watson; Late Lunch With Out To Lunch; Resonance FM; THF Drenching; The 10 Blows; Kakutopia; Doomed Shop!; The Class Struggles in France 1848-50; Karl Marx; Deep Purple; Nino Tempo and April Stevens; Hall; Henry Threadgill; Easily Slip Into Another World; Thulani Davis; Keith Fisher; Ray Challoner; The Struggle for Hearts and Minds: Essays on the Second World War; Unkant; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Assoziation Daemmerung; Kakutopia
|Max Muck 11-i-2012 - Ben Watson|
Back after a 3-week lay-off over Christmas, Ben Watson's Late Lunch With Out To Lunch - originally broadcast on Resonance FM - features Nasrut Fateh Ali Khan's "Haqeeqat Ka Agar Afso Ban Jaye" (1989); Alan Tomlinson (Still Outside, 1981); Billy Jenkins ("Looking for Mr Happy"); Frank Zappa ("Half a Dozen Provocative Squats" and "The Torture Never Stops"); Max Horkheimer and William Blake on the body as slaughterhouse; Iggy Pop's "Eat or Be Eaten" (Zombie Birdhouse, 1982) and "Boning Up with Baud...
Keywords: Audio Esemplasm; Ben Watson; Late Lunch With Out To Lunch; AMM; Association of Musical Marxists; Unkant; Blue Posts; 15-xii-2011; Andy Wilson; Keith Fisher; Sean Bonney; Helene le Bohec; Alan Tomlinson; Letter on Harmony; Saussure; Nasrut Fateh Ali Khan; Haqeeqat Ka Agar Afso Ban Jaye; Still Outside; Bead Records; Billy Jenkins; Looking for Mr Happy; Frank Zappa; 200 Motels; Half a Dozen Provocative Squats; The Torture Never Stops; Zoot Allures; Max Horkheimer; Daemmerung; William Blake; Milton; Iggy Pop; Eat or Be Eaten; Zombie Birdhouse