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Procrustean Taste versus the Proust Crustacean

Usually what you want to do, creatively speaking, is so compelling and necessary an action, that you rarely know or think of why you’re doing it. Theory, in that flattened-out sense of the term which opposes it to practice, is … Continue reading

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xenochronicity

As Mark Smith, the original Post-Nearly Man, asks, ‘Moderninity, what is it?’ Xenochronicity is a term derived from two sources – Zappa’s xenochrony and Jung’s synchronicity. Definitions, gentlemen, please: ‘In this technique, various tracks from unrelated sources are randomly synchronized with each … Continue reading

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