Adi Newton (TAGC / Clock DVA) :: Rizosfera :: The Strong of the Future #17

Adi Newton (TAGC / Clock DVA) :: Rizosfera :: The Strong of the Future #17

With projects such as Clock DVA and The Anti Group, Adi Newton investigated the philosophical, esoteric and political resonances of the relationship between music, technology and image.
Three conversations with one of the greatest sound alchemists of all time.

Translations from English by Claudio Kulesko.
Translations from Italian by Ettore Lancellotti and Letizia Rustichelli.
We thank Adi Newton, Obsolete Capitalism, Gomma Guarneri/Decoder/Shake
and Jack Sargeant/Abraxas for availability.

Cover and graphics by Gabriele Fantuzzi.

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This e.book contains the following interviews:

  1. The dark side of technology.
    An interview with Clock Dva by Kom Fut Manifesto, published in Decoder n.7 (1992), in ‘Manuale di Cultura Industriale’ Shake 1998, and re-published in 2011.
  2. Endless Shifting: A Feast of Images Swallowed by Sound.
    An interview with Adi Newton by Jack Sargeant – Abraxas. An International Journal of Esoteric Studies. No 2, Summer Solstice 2011.
  3. Esoteric Resonances and Magic Machines.
    An Interview with Adi Newton by Obsolete Capitalism – in Chaos Variation III (Vinyl+Book, Rizosfera, 2018).

Hereby the eBook come with a stunning dark-accellerationist mix by Claudio Kulesko: Adi Newton’s Book of Xeno-Pleasure.
Claudio Kulesko writes: “This is a “mixosophy” project. Each mix is an invite to think through sonic events and a trip into noise-driven fiction. My aim is to produce a blend of poetry, sound collage-assemblage, philosophy and techno-gothic materialism”.


Tracks:

  1. ClockDVA – “The Unseen”
    Buried Dreams, Anterior Digital Research Station, 1989.
    Sample from: Nick Land, from “Hermitix – Accelerationism & Capital with Nick Land [00:46-00:56]
  2. Clock DVA – “Kabaret 13”
    Clock 2, Anterior Research Media Comm, 2014 [5:09].
    Sample from: Reza Negarestani, “The Labor of the Inhuman”, #Accelerate: The Accelerationist Reader, Urbanomic, 2015 (Friedrich von Uxküll’s YouTube channel) [5:22-5:31 and 13:42-13:45]
  3. ClockDVA – “H.I.T. (Human Interactive Technology)”
    Man-Amplified, Contempo Records, 1992 [12:49]
  4. ClockDVA – “De-Cyphered”
    Voice Recognition Test, Contempo Records, 1993 [17:44]
    Sample from: “Curse of the Demon”, trailer, Jacques Tourneur, 1957 [22:50-23:02]
  5. T.A.G.C. – “Test Tone: 40 hz”
    Meontological Research Recordings: Recording 2: Teste Tones, Soleilmoon Recordings, 1991 [22:59]
    Sample from: Bob Decker, “Gamma waves-40HZ: Isochronic tones” [29:05-31:08]
  6. Psychophysicist – “Psience”
    Deepnet (comp.), Side Effects, 1996 [30:29]
    Samples from: Unisonic Acension, “Gamma Centauri: Alpha & Gamma Solfeggio Hz Meditation” [38:27-41:19]
    and Aleister Crowley, “The Pentagram” [39:41-40:33]
  7. T.A.G.C. – “Pre-Eval”
    Digitaria, Sweatbox, 1987 [40:28]
  8. ClockDVA – “The Hacker”
    Buried Dreams, Anterior Digital Research Station, 1989 [45:14]
    Samples from: Adi Newton, Level43 interview, 1989 [45:00]
    and Orphan Drift/Nick Land, “Meltdown” (audio version presented at ‘Virtual Futures’, 1994) [52:25-53:16]
  9. T.A.G.C. – “A.A.A. (Audio Alpha Activity)”
    Meontological Research Recordings Teste Tones, Soleilmoon Recordings, 1991 [53:14]
  10. T.A.G.C. – “A.A.A.A. (Accelerated Audio Alpha Activity)”
    Meontological Research Recordings Teste Tones, Soleilmoon Recordings, 1991 [53:21]

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