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Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374015-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... with respect to historiography, leading to the remixing of black diasporic subjectivities, time, and history. The author focuses on Compton’s use of turntablism as both performative mode and musical metaphor for the improvising subject’s counter-discursive agency at the crossings. ...
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... At the end of the twentieth century, turntablist-djs reemerged from the shadows of hip-hop culture’s stages. Using turntable technology not just to play music but instead to manipulate sound, the Invisibl Skratch Piklz, a five-member Filipino American dj crew, were central figures in a...
Published: 03 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7401-5
... remixing of black diasporic subjectivities, time, and history. The author focuses on Compton’s use of turntablism as both performative mode and musical metaphor for the improvising subject’s counter-discursive agency at the crossings. Based on the author’s artistic project IntuiTweet, which...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... video, Fouratt and Piper presented revelers with a novel element of choice, not because of the range of entertainment but because all of the options were available at once. The shift to sensory overload was unmistakable as two bands appeared live every night, two DJs shared the turntables, and...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... every night, two DJs shared the turntables, and experimental filmmakers curated a groundbreaking video lounge. Danceteria offered a level of explorative creativity that threatened to dwarf the offerings of Club 57 and the Mudd Club. Yet in contrast to both of those spots, Fouratt and Piper’s venue was...
Book Chapter

By Nathan Snaza
Published: 16 August 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0562-9
... Tat- too (especially Jelena Wolves) for the endorphins, and to the whole crew at High Point Barbershop. Ward Tefft, Julie Glover, and everyone at Chop Suey bookstore are the best. Bobby Egger at Vinyl Conflict made sure I always had records on my turntable to inspire my thinking and writing (and...
Published: 27 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005513-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0551-3
... ever joining it.11 Even if the new sonic arts dub, noise, electro- acoustic improvisa- tion, musique concrète, drone, sound art, field recording, installation, turntablism might grapple with emergent aesthetic possibilities more di- rectly than academic composition s studiously joyless applications...