I Have a Mouth, But I Can’t Hear My Scream Originally written for The Terror Test’s episode 45 on Nosferatu (1922) and Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979). The video for Queen and David Bowie’s “Under Pressure” started my obsession with silent films. The images from Nosferatu are still powerful and I […]
Originally written for The Terror Test. Check out their new website. I am now writing Lost in Arhkam. Previous Test Prep essays. This was written for an episode that was part of the podcast’s semester abroad covering Mystics in Bali (1981) and Three … Extremes (2004). Tremolo: Sweet Chariot of the Gods Contains Mystics of Bali spoilers. My […]
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After a library visit, we were driving by a very popular taco joint near us and I commented on its popularity. My youngest improvised a song: I sat down at the taco placeand asked them to feed my face.I ate it all and then got scared,‘Cause I farted myself up […]
At some point a relative of mine worked on novelty recordings, including several haunted house records, and then made albums that supposedly capture the sound of these hybrid Ouija/keyboard instruments he built that played music and conjured EVP. We’re not sure how many of these he built or where they […]
Then run off to sleep. Bolan’s tune has been on the brain.
While reading a De Quincey collection, I came across some lines of Shelley that I either hadn’t read or hadn’t remembered, but I immediately responded to them in this context: With hue like that when some great painter dips His pencil in the gloom of earthquake and eclipse. I genuinely enjoy […]
One of the ways I celebrate the New Year is through music. For the past few years that has meant Thai music, especially phin and isaan music. This year I’ve been listening to the Sons of Kemet record Your Queen Is a Reptile. The quartet of sax, tuba, and two drummers plays powerful, danceable, and […]
Originally posted on The Subversive Workshop:
Stull is a long-running improvisational group with me on guitar and Tracy Harris on drums. Our friend Stephen McClurg joins us now on bass, and we’re putting some recordings of a recent get-together at The Subversive Workshop up on Soundcloud. Here are a couple…