Author Archives: Justin Patrick Moore

Layups and Laydowns

Here is the latest BiblioTherapList, the music and books that crossed my radar detection systems down here in the cataloging scriptorium. March saw a mildewed new design trend take shape. In dryer regions friend Andre Cactus shot some hoops on … Continue reading

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Into the Ruins: Winter 2018 issue now available

This is just in from Joel Caris, editor of Into the Ruins, the only science fiction quarterly soley focused on deindustrial fiction: Into the Ruins: Winter 2018 is Now Available! I’m pleased to announce that the eighth issue of Into the Ruins … Continue reading

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The Radiophonic Laboratory

♫ Radio is the perfect medium for the diffusion of electronic music. The unpredictable sounds coming from radios are also a perfect source material. In many cases the production studios available at broadcast facilities made them the first laboratories for … Continue reading

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Music inspired by Wilhelm Reich

A few weeks ago I had the urge to listen to the Nocturnal Emissions album “Collateral Salvage” -a title in their catalog I wasn’t as familiar with as many others. As I absorbed the deftly collaged audio I noticed one … Continue reading

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Water Walk and Variations VII

John Cage’s composition Imaginary Landscape No. 4 wasn’t the end of his engagement with the use of radio as a sound source. In fact his imagination, now glowing like a hot tube, was just getting warmed up. I will turn … Continue reading

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Imaginary Landscapes

The development of telecommunications technology and electronic circuits had a major impact on the creation of new musical instruments from the very beginnings of the field. But it was only in 1951 that a composer first got the idea that … Continue reading

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Two Pioneers of Spread Spectrum Radio

In wireless communications spread spectrum radio is a transmission technique where the frequency of the signal is intentionally varied. This gives the signal a much greater bandwidth than if its frequency had remained constant. In the conventional transmission and receiving … Continue reading

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