Synopses & Reviews
On the CD: rare/unreleased music including Indian music from 78s selected by Rob Millis and three Pip Proud songs never on CD before. Also: Fantastic Palace, the Art Museums, Ko + Friends, Bobby Charles, Rhythmical Wright Singers, Rev. Lonnie Farris, Bishop R. Mcdaniel, Puppy Hearts, Las Aias, Teenage Panzerkorps, US Girls, Geoff Soule, Spencer Moody, Plankton Wat, Reading Rainbow, Human Eye, X-Ray Eyeballs, Modern Women, and Marisa Anderson. Inside the book: Dean Warehams photo tour diary; two archival interviews with electronics pioneer Maryanne Amacher; David Nichols on the bizarre, whispery, often revelatory work of Pip Proud; reprints from Tuli Kupferbergs Birth Press titles from the 1960s; Erik Davis in conversation with contemporary British folkie, Alasdair Roberts; lengthy 1970s interview with groundbreaking artist Bruce Conner; comics from Lizz Hickey, James Turek, and Beatriz Monteavaro; new drawings by intrepid artist/musician Arrington de Dionyso; fiction by Mimi Lipson and Joaquin V. Gonzalez; Rob Millis interviews Indian music critic and 78 collector VAK Ranga Rao; recent works on paper by Alisha Wessler.