Tag Archives: Mark E. Smith

Daft Globe: Syd Barrett and Dark Whimsy

(I’ve been vaguely attempting to push on with my next post about Leonora Carrington, which focuses on Mexico City, but in fact have been obsessing about Syd Barrett instead. Somehow, not only are these two subjects related, but Barrett seems … Continue reading

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Carry On, Leonora: 2

(Part two focuses momentarily on the image at the heart of this piece before pursuing these abstruse threads any further through the Labyrinth…) Naturally, that isn’t the painting’s full title, which is ‘Oink! (They Shall Behold Thine Eyes)’, with the … 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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