With the cancellation of the Nachtmystium/Jarboe tour I did what I do in most situations, I took the great musical energy generated from learning and playing the amazing Jarboe, SWANS, World Of Skin tracks we were to perform and write new music. I recruited my good friend BALEYYG, who directed me through the material of the live set and long time collaborator and valued brother in art Ferenc Teglas to add their creative genius and gave them a week to do it.
This album is the result and it's one hell of a dense and dark experience to rise from such a spontaneous burst of energy and creativity. I thank my brothers of dark art for blasting open the gateways between worlds on these songs.
The coming year will bring at least two East/West Choronzon releases, the first being Escape From Nullworld and then a Choronzon East/West revisiting of MKCCCXXXIII, an earlier version of which about twenty thousand of you grabbed from Megaupload before they got shut down.
11/05/2012 - As they round out the twenty-sixth year mark in their career, experimental Industrial Blackmetal act CHORONZON continue to build on an ever expanding palette with their most varied, unusual and harrowing release to date.
Just in time for the apocalypse and completed as a major storm makes landfall on the US East Coast comes a new album from the chaotes of Choronzon. The Consummation of metanoia is the pain of the psyche growing into new states of being. The Consummation of metanoia is the overwhelming transcendence even of healing to a transformation beyond the human to the essence of being human. A joyful opening to psychosis as means of preparation for easier adaptation. An embrace of fragility as a way to feel the full force of one's strength.
With ///Consummation//\\Metanoia\\\ Choronzon completes a creative and narrative arc that began with Ziggurat Of Dead Shibboleths. The code of esoteric insight broken, freedom declared under cover of night and now the mind is transformed and chakreas are open. This album is the Veil of Maya lifting as the inner being is revealed after many lifetime's of journey through war and illusion.
Choronzon are opening up to yet another set of unexplored worlds on this, featuring electric standup bass, keys and percussion from Ferenc Teglas and the multiversal soundscapes of BALEYYG. "We gathered through astral projection to a pre-determined catacomb to generate the sounds by spectral means." Says Choronzon chaote P. Emerson Williams on the process of creating ///Consummation//\\Metanoia\\\. "Between the three of us we really tapped into multiple streams." declares Ferenc Teglas. "I got to experience the 333 current as a whispering voice in the distance. This is a very unique album." Says BALEYYG.
///Consummation//\\Metanoia\\\ is released by PANICMACHINE and will be available from iTunes and other major digital retailers in December. Look for a book that completes and sums up the trilogy to come later this month along with a DVD version of ///Consummation//\\Metanoia\\\.
///CONSUMMATION//\\METANOIA\\\ Track List:
- Transversion Of The Three Worlds
- System Uncertainty
- Open Wide The Door
- The Decay Of Control
- Procession Of Underworld Multitudes
- Luminous Apparition
- Cognitive Execution
- Balances Of Vision
Watch and download the ///CONSUMMATION//\\METANOIA\\\ full length video:
(Contact for password and/or digital promo or log into Promonetics for full promo access to PANICMACHINE releases.)
While we continue furiously scan and catalogue the massive amount of art we're offering this month, the music is still coming. We will be making the music from P. Emerson Williams' score of all ten episodes of the classic French silent film serial Les Vampires available from PANICMACHINE Digital Music, and each digital album will include mp4 files of the (roughly) corresponding episodes.
Les Vampires is a film serial that gave us so much of the aesthetic for iconic gothic imagery its influence can not be overstated. Not a single vampire in sight, but enough mystery, twists and wickedness to fill twenty vampire novels.
There are 10 episodes, averaging around 40 minutes each, totalling about 6 and a half hours, but much more than ten hours of music was created for this version.
The fact that this series was shot in post WWI Paris has me pondering the urge to create, even in the midst of turmoil and chaos. the Killer Ring offered me a lot in the way of visual inspiration and coaxed sounds from me that I hadn't anticipated.
-P. Emerson Williams
The first two episodes are combined into one collection because together they are about the length of an album and the sounds of the two flow together quite well. We'll be bringing P. Emerson Williams solo compositional excursions to iTunes etc. as we proceed as well. It's just a matter of reaching that section of our ever growing list...
|XENARCH - Devourers Of The Living|
In other news, XENARCH have emerged from their blasphemous cloister to give us a look at the cover of their upcoming EP and they sent us rough mixes of the first two trax as well and we can only say we are blown away. This EP may even see the dark of night this month.
The third single from what is part of the larger project that has to do with some stuff with some graveyard footage, actors, poetry, fiction art and more...
The dreaded Seven Black Blood Texts ov thee GOTHRONOMICON have been translated and the knowledge hid therein is changing each one of us from the quantum level on outward... The Gothrapocrypha hath been located and the barbaric names so foolishly writ in that tome called out. That gibbering in the dark may be our own transformed selves...
P. Emerson Williams
Veil of Thorns
released 08 August 2012
P. Emerson Williams - Vox, Bass
Ferenc Teglas - Piano, Digital Armatures
Aidan McGoran - Guitars
The second single from what is part of the larger project that has to do with some stuff with some graveyard footage, actors, poetry, fiction art and more...|
The dreaded GOTHRONOMICON has been brought to us and is being translated by mute scribes and the content held therein tested by fearless and skilled mages, though a few have been lost between space... We have a tip on where to find the Gothrapocrypha and some info on what it will take to obtain it. We hope to get this process on film.
The plan with these singles is to release one or two songs at a time, with a lot of extras. This is part of the process of creating the next album. Those who collect the singles are helping fund operations. More than that, with the singles is a ton of exclusive material, including art, short stories, and videos, to mention a few. The more we can bring in, the more ambitious we can get with packaging, collaborative partners and more. The more you buy, share, stream on Spotify or wherever you like to get your music, play on your radio shows, podcasts and spin in clubs, the better what we create will be. If you do play our music on your show, podcast etc. let us know so we can spread your links around.
Keep an eye on this space and on PANICMACHINE, for much is in store and updates should be coming early and often.
P. Emerson Williams
Veil of Thorns
released 24 July 2012
P. Emerson Williams - Vox, Bass
Ferenc Teglas - Piano, Digital Armatures
Aidan McGoran - Guitars
|» An Okkvlt and Witch House Tribute to Dario Argento's Suspiria |
Crossposted from the Veil Of Thorns site:
We are extremely proud to have a track on this compilation. Phantasma Disques always bring intense experiences of sonic and visual art. This a strictly limited release, so you'll want to pre-order to get your copy.
LIMITED TO 99 WORLDWIDE
CDR W/ 6 COVERS SET
Release Date: 24th September 2012
PRE-ORDER: 3rd September
First 33 on black surfaced CDR and with Japan OBI
1. PROSYMNA - Theme from Suspiria
2. MATER SUSPIRIA VISION - Suspiria
3. BLVCK CEILING - H=LL WAITS B=HIND THAT DOOR
4. VEIL OF THORNS - Gli Occhi Gialli Della Notte
5. VOICES FROM BEYOND - Le Tre Madri
6. PINDAR - Bloodline
7. BΛT ΙΙ The Fv†vRE- DOWN THE HΛLL
8. TEXTBEAK'S BELLFEED - SUSPIRIA
9. SOLO1 - Behind Coloured Glass
10. PWIN TEAKS AND THE CHILDREN OF NEW H - Erasmus von Rotterdam
11. NIGH† LIGH† - †▲M ▲C▲DEMY
12. OObe - The Witch
13. TOMBZ - Meet Death
14. M‡яc▲ll▲ - *Ŧhє BŁΛCK QUЄЄŊ*
15. Radio Vril- Chaos in thee crackz
16. §§§§#1 - Suzanne Banyon
17. Hamith'a Ha - Ride the Lightning
18. Wire Werewolves - Immedicabile Vulnus
MATER SUSPIRIA VISION - SUSPIRIA (Directed by Cosmotropia de Xam, 2012) from Mater Suspiria Vision on Vimeo.
WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS STROBOSCOPIC IMAGES WHICH CAN TRIGGER EPILEPTIC STROKES!!!
DIRECTED BY COSMOTROPIA DE XAM. STARRING AURA. FILMED IN VISION AVANTCONCRETE MMXII.
From An Okkvlt and Witch House Tribute to Dario Argento's Suspiria CDR (limited to 99) and CS (limited to 50)
Pre-Order from 3rd September 2012 via https://phantasmadisques.bigcartel.com
and second single from PARACUSIA / Crack Witch 2 (LP+CDR/XT-CS/CS)
Out via Phantasma Disques (LP+CDR/XT-CS) and Living Tapes (classic CS)
Order via phantasmadisques.bigcartel.com (release date 17th september/shipping from 1st week of september)
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|» September Art Sale At PANICMACHINE|
From PANICMACHINE: As we head out of summer and we look back over our first months of existence, we want to bring on another deal that links to some of what we have planned. For as long as we have pieces on hand, we will be offering P. Emerson Williams original art for the price of prints, and in some cases, even well below that.What we are doing is funding an endeavour of major proportions. We can't hint at the nature of this, but it is a massive undertaking and for this we are offering original art at a price anyone can afford. There are several releases slated for this month as well, but we are going to try to keep a pace of posting at least twelve art pieces a day until everything is sold. We have everything from small impromptu ink and pencil drawings from the early 1990's up to this last week, watercolours, and oil paint and acrylic canvases of varying sizes from 10"x12" to acrylic on 90"x120" heavy acid free paper.|
When you add two or more pieces to your collection we will be throwing in all kinds of extras. And we have many extras to add. So here, to get things rolling is a drawing from twenty years ago. Just be fore the art of P. Emerson Williams was to start showing up in hundreds of goth, metal and occult 'zines across the world. The full development of his signature work of the 1990's was yet to come, but you can see that is was well along in its development.
|» SLEEPCHAMBER - SEREMONY CD (2012)|
THE RELEASE OV SEREMONY IZ HERE!!!
I had a small role in this release, and I can say the label is not inaccurate when they describe what it is like to experience these soundz. Quoth the PANICMACHINE statement:
This is a big day for PANICMACHINE! Our first official release, and it is an all-time favourite! The tracks of SEREMONY have burrowed themselves under our skin and have been haunting our dreams around here as we worked to prepare for its release. An exciting, disturbing and mesmerizing trip through dark corridors. Occult means hidden. Make SLEEPCHAMBER your guide into the unknown.
SEREMONY contains recordings from the INNER-X-VAULTS with tracks that include JONATHAN BRILEY, LARRY VAN HORN, JOHN ZEWIZZ, and additional musick by – BOB AVAKIAN, P. EMERSON WILLIAMS and COUP DE GRACE.
BUY SEREMONY CD $12.00 + S&H BUY SEREMONY CD PLUS TAROT CARDS - $18.00 + S&H (Supplies are limited)
This collection ov musick waz arranged by John Zewizz and there were plans to release it az a vinyl LP called SEREMONY, but SATANIC SANCTION waz top priority and it overlapped the SIRKLE ZERO sessions and the band waz in the middle ov a member change. It waz a very prolific time. SECRETS OV 23 waz also in the making. Musick waz being rekorded in 2 different studios & SATANIC SANCTION waz mostly done at John Zewizz's home studio and brought into Newbury Sound to be finished & mastered for production.
We went over a great deal of material along with JOHN ZEWIZZ to make this release the strongest conduit of magickal current it can possibly be, and we are proud to reveal the track list:
- EROTIK APPARITION
- RITUAL OV OIZREXSEN
- SIGIL (HORN MIX)*
- RITUAL 000
- SABBATH 23
- RITUAL 0X0
- JACKAL BITCH CALL *
- DRAGON'S BLOOD
- FETISH TOTEM
SEREMONY IZ A DARK RITUAL RELEASE... MUCH IN THE VEIN OV SEXMAGICK RITUAL & SIRKLE ZERO! 100 COPIES COME WITH A DECK OF TAROT CARDS.
SEREMONY is a brand new powerful ritualistic album from the mighty SLEEPCHAMBER!
If you are subscribed to the SLEEPCHAMBER Official Video Den on Youtube you will already have seen the video, as well as a wealth of classic and rare SLEEPCHAMBER and INNER-X-MUSICK videos - over 200 videos and counting!!! -From SLEEPCHAMBER.info
|» The Hands of Orlac (1924) P. Emerson Williams Score|
Directed by the great Robert Wiene (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari).
A concert pianist, Paul Orlac (Conrad Veidt), loses his hands in a railway accident. Replacement hands are transplanted onto him in an experimental procedure, but the hands are those of a recently-executed murderer. From that point forward, the pianist is tortured by panic attacks and irrational fears. He believes that with the hands of the murderer he has also gained the murderer's predisposition to killing. Strange signs and bizarre threatening letters reinforce these fears. When his father is killed, with whom he was on bad terms, the pianist is suspected of the murder. He only finds peace by clearing up the plot.
Conrad Veidt as Paul Orlac
Alexandra Sorina as Yvonne Orlac
Fritz Kortner as Nera
Carmen Cartellieri as Regine
Fritz Strassny as Paul's father
Paul Askonas as Servant
|» Necrofuturist Transmission Episode 37 - into our lustrous resting place|
No wandering dispossessed that have not been scheduled for treatment or unsettled are left at large. You liberate the structure of emergence and disperse love in refutation of their onslaught. Patrols receive your surrender sympathetically. Within your core you end up drained, addicted to being. You will preside over your downfall.
Cells are dark and cold no longer. Everything is joined like an enclosing sculpture. You close your eyes and see the veins of your eyelids. You breathe in. You chant our name slowly, pulse slowing, mind stilling. You resist sleep. Sleep lures you out of action and into our lustrous resting place.
Seraphic surveillance eyes above you emanate reaction in sudden waves, realization sanitized, fatality, renewal, being, loss, in hoary divisions thrown into hysteria. Not you. You resist a smile, though the laughter rings out in the dawn beyond the walls.
|» AK-47 (Not Quite Poetry) #9 – Live from Transylvania|
Batcheeba and Gird_09 find that the night train has deposited them in Transylvania where they have taken refuge in a castle. Blasphemous voices whisper in their ears, the children ov thee night sing their bewitching song and the undead come forth with a siren call to a necrotic orgy…|
Playlist:Dennis Michael Tenney – Night of the Demons
Bauhaus – Bella lugois’s deadAK-47 (Not Quite Poetry) hosted by Batcheeba and her partner Gird_09 (together they are the incredible FRzO). In each episode they take us into secret caverns, crevasses and catacombs of our world, the underbelly of our politics and extremes of absurdity in our culture. Complete with opinions and offenses. While they diagnose our dis-ease they bring the cure in wholistic musical doses. You will never know what to expect!
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult – Days of Swine and Roses
Alien Sex Fiend – Dead and Re-burried
Sisters of Mercy – Fix
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Halloween
Ataraxia – Annabell Lee
Christian Death – Romeo’s Distress
Goblin – Suspiria
The Damned – Nasty
AK-47 (Not Quite Poetry) are now on Farcebook! Hie thee hence and “like”:http://www.facebook.com/AK47radio
Listen to or download podcast @alterati.com.
|» The Six Deadly Sins of Mrs Herskin|
Fashion video by studiothreesixty.eu|
Designer - Mrs Herskin - mrsherskin.com
Model - Barbo Bonyai
Props - Hanna Tardos, Gaspar Baksa, Mrs Herskin
Make up - Adam Volentics
Camera - Csaba Soos, Peter Gyongy, Akos Gelencser
DOP - Zoltan Krasznai
Production assistants - Zsolt Szabo, Peter Marosfalvi, Peter Nagy, Csaba Marosfalvi, Karoly Balazs
Editor - Akos Gelencser
Music - Night Ride and Sunrise - Mindkiller, Mrs Herskin
Director - Zoltan Krasznai
Production - studiothreesixty.eu
|» Necrofuturist Episode 23 – Beastern Crabalistic Sources|
The Necrofuturist Illuminati were set up for “gothronomic intriguing rather than in speculation”, the Necrofuturist Illuminati became “much more characteristic of a cross-dimensional militia in action than a disorder with initiations. ” P. Emerson Williams’ contempt for certain exoteric pursuits – as a “thing-in-itself” – was widely known: “… in Williams’ system the phraseology of Gothraism, the Necrolistic legends of Freemasonry, the mystical imaginings of the Fartinistes, play at first no part at all. For all forms of ‘gothosophy,’ gnoccicism, refined spiritsism, and musick-magick Williams expresses nothing but contemporaneousness, and the Doze-Croix Necromasons are bracketed with the Necruits by the Necrofuturist Illuminati as enemas it is necessary to out-twit at every turn. Consequently no degree of Doze-Croix finds a place in Williams’ system, as in all the other Gothtronic orders of the day which drew their influence from Beastern or Crabalistic sources.”
UK Decay – Unexpected Guest
Veil of Thorns – A Craven Slave Design
Experiment Haywire – New World Order Show (Fernthal Highway mix)
Miserylab – Stand in Line
Attrition – Mind Drop
Thomas Jude Barclay Morrison – The Plague Doctor
Esben And The Witch – Warpath
Pictureplane – Goth Star (Brenmar Remix)
✝NO VIRGIN✝ – Cocaine and Ashes
Controlled Bleeding – Trawlers Song
White Ring – Feather (Story of Isaac Remix)
Listen to or download show @Alterati.com
|» The Ravens Head|
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - LONDON 5TH SEPTEMBER 2011 |
Weaponized is proud to announce the publication of ‘The Ravens Head’ a powerful new book by author Craig VI Slee.
Once upon a time, the first story was told – somewhere deep within the fields of memory, a vision was transmitted from one person to another. Once upon a time, a tale touched you and changed your world. It transported you somewhere else and left its fingerprints upon your life, and then when others saw the marks, you told of how they came to be. Over time, you wrapped yourself in stories, tattooing them upon the skin of your existence to make sense of all that happened. When others offered you stories, you took them gladly and spliced them with your own, until you could no longer discover where yours ended and theirs began.
Who exactly is it that tells your tale, guides the monologue and direct your actions? How much of your world is actually your own, and how much of it is painted scenery put there in the years before you were born? What is actually wallpaper over Plato’s cave walls, put there to soothe humankind and conceal the bare, unyielding rock?
What happens when you boil it all down and you are left with ash, ground down to the bone and struggling under the weight of loss and incomprehension?
Welcome then, to The Ravens’ Head.
A story about stories, about the search for the language of the birds, the tongue of the Angels – it chronicles the life and work of a man engaging in the oldest quest. The quest to become more human than human, and recover his nature from the mob-spectacle known as “reality.”
The Ravens’ Head is part travelogue, part mythic narrative and part journey inward into the depths of consciousness itself. Written by a figure steeped in mythic landscapes and tales, it presents a unique take on life and the notions of disability and impairment.
Focusing on the inescapable notions of physicality and sensation, it examines the conventions of power and control – revealing them to be nothing but stories and charms to ease the discomfort of life in an indifferent universe.
A furious exploration of the connections between poetry and communication – between stories, myth and magic, it serves as a gateway into the world behind the wallpaper; through the metaphors of ancient myth and personal experience, it opens doors for the reader to examine their own life and partake in a glorious phantasmagoria of inspired creation.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
CRAIG ‘VI’ SLEE or MR. VI if you’re feeling formal, lives in the North of England in a place charmingly nicknamed ‘Hanging Town’. Crazed spastic: poet, storyteller and philosopher, he embraces a peculiar life of furious seizure.
Gripped by the ecstatic awe and dread known by the ancients as wôdh, he makes deals with the grandfathers of ravens and counts the Furious Host as blood brothers. He sits at crossroads in the middle of the night and knows the scent of blood and frost as well as he does mead and woodsmoke.
He’s more than a little bit dead. He drinks dark ale and smoky whisky and can send you places by the power of his voice. The waters of the dream-sea flow in his veins and pain is the herald and gateway of his vision.
He made a deal with the Devil in the grounds of a thousand year-old church, giving up his soul for skill with words. Or he conjured up the Headless One and ignited the immortal fire, and he walks without walking, striding through your dreams and over the graves of giants.
At least, these are some of the stories they tell of him. He has a beard and a hat, and if you asked about them and called him a sorcerer, he couldn’t possibly comment. But he does like cats, which is nice.
Weaponized publishes experimental forms of fiction, prose and art that offer new ways to experience stories and myth. They are passionately committed to finding unique narrative hybrids that challenge, engage, inform and inspire readers.
The imprint was founded by FoolishPeople, FoolishPeople create film, theatre, music and books and curate and engineer immersive experiences that have the power to raise the numinous within the spectator. FoolishPeople are currently shooting ’Strange Factories’ in Prague, a ground breaking immersive film that will be toured and presented within an immersive event created by FoolishPeople that explores the early history of cinema and film via the touring traditions of Phantasmagoria and theatric arcana.
Since its launch in August 2010 Weaponized has published FoolishPeople scripts ‘Cirxus’ and ‘Dead Language’ by John Harrigan, ‘The Sparky Show’ by Xanadu Xero and ‘Forum’ by Richard Webb and ‘Citizen Y’ written by John Harrigan and James Curcio and ‘The End of the Word As We Know It’ by Wes Unruh.
‘The Ravens Head’ is published by Weaponized in February 2012.
Artwork by P. Emerson Williams
For further information please email email@example.com
|» damage’s razor coated candies 02|
This is a very cool idea, a "mixtape" created as a playlist of videos. This edition includes the Veil of Thorns track De Lege Motus, from the album Vampire Wars.|
If you haven't yet, go here to download Vampire Wars for free.
Hello, joyful readers looking for new music. The second etape of razor coated candies is out, which is a weekly edition of 21 tracks ranging from black to another shade of black (and very intense, rumbling, bass- and melody-heavy and otherwise quite enjoyable inbetween). There is a huge mixture of genres, last week’s RCC meandered from darkpop through cabaret and ambient to electrohouse, this week’s edition might be a bit more influenced by gothic, but I wouldn’t be so sure. Be prepared – every Thursday brings you a new edition (something Miss @Toyclouds called endre kabátolt cukorkák which sent bits of our brain Sputnikwards), share this Dragontape package if you need some weekly recommendation into the blissful waves beyond the mainstream maya.
DAMAGE'S RAZOR COATED CANDIES #02
1. Strength Through Music - "Who Killed Amanda Palmer" Video Series: Part 6 (03:50)
2. Gimme Sympathy [Official Music Video] - METRIC (03:48)
3. Cruel Black Dove - Forgotten Place (video edit) (03:06)
4. Ladytron - Destroy everything you touch HQ (03:58)
5. IAMX - Ghosts of Utopia (Official music video) (03:45)
6. The Vanishing - Lovesick (04:17)
7. The Horrors - Sea Within A Sea [HQ] (08:24)
8. Regina Spektor - "Us" [OFFICIAL video] (04:01)
9. IKON - A Line on a Dark Day (04:04)
10. Good Charlotte Keep Your Hands Off My Girl (03:28)
11. GR†LLGR†LL...I'm gonna dress in black/THEM (03:45)
12. Interpol - Lights directed by Mr. Charlie White (official video) (05:12)
13. Pulp - Do You Remember The First Time (Promo) (03:49)
14. Filthy Dukes - This Rhythm (03:47)
15. Veil of Thorns - De Lege Motus (05:30)
16. yelworC - Blood in face (LIVE in BERLIN 2008) (05:30)
17. Hecq Vs Exillion ''Spheres Of Fury'' (04:06)
18. Alec Empire - New World Order (03:37)
19. The Creatures - Godzilla (03:37)
20. Sleep Chamber - ISIS (promo video) (05:01)
21. The Last Beat of My Heart (04:34)
Created by damage (Fri Mar 11 15:36:19 UTC 2011)
|» The Immanence of Myth is Published|
This has been a long time coming, verily a monumental undertaking that brings a whole new set of perspectives on the stories we in which we live. Thought provoking writing and great art is lovingly gathered and edited by James Curcio.|
(And my drawings are found throughout...)
Weaponized is proud to announce that ‘The Immanence of Myth’ is published today.
The book will begin to show as in stock with retailers in the coming weeks.
Due to the titles popularity, pre-orders of the book should arrive with our customers in the next two to three weeks as we work through our back orders.
The Immanence of Myth is available from Amazon and all major retailers.
Where can we begin a genuine discussion of immanence in myth? Do we engage the tools of analysis on the dissection table of academia? Or perhaps it is best not dealt with in sterile light, being rather an arcane synthesis, a syncretism.
If myth is something long dead, a corpse exhumed with philosophical disinterest, then please consider this work an attempt at necromancy. But if myth is considered something dangerous; full of falsities, dead ends and mazes luring the unwary into a fugue of superstition, then consider it a whispered pass-phrase into another world: the world beyond the wallpaper. A world that recognizes the real is in the effect rendered, rather than in the thing symbolized. Conflicting fictions drive Holy wars. How is a history born of spilled blood unreal? How is it meaningless, even if all the Gods are just shadows cast on the wall by finger-puppets? Myth is not dead, nor is it false; it is living, and misunderstood.
This anthology is a book. For the philosophers Deleuze and Guattari, a book is an assemblage:
“Comparative rates of flow on these lines produce phenomena of relative slowness and viscosity, or, on the contrary, of acceleration and rupture. All this, lines and measurable speeds, constitutes an assemblage. A book is an assemblage of this kind, and as such is unattributable. It is a multiplicity[.]” (A Thousand Plateaus)
It is an assemblage of voices gathered together to speak on the immanence of myth. It is, as already stated, a multiplicity, which is fitting as myth embraces multiplicity.
, we contrast those multiple voices against the singular, the transcendent. Whereas the logos is the word of God, the divine fiat that structures and moves our universe, so the mythos is an indefinite set of articles, tales told for the telling itself, with no hard and fast authority, no assertable Ultimate Truth, no attributable origin grounded in cold solidity. It is immanent rather than transcendent because it is the codification of our direct experience, forms and ideas ground from our collective bones and flesh. -Mr. VI and James Curcio, from the chapter "Immanence and Butchery."
|» Aftermath Magazine #1|
Just out, an interview with me in Aftermath Magazine #1 covering Choronzon, Veil of Thorns, Foolish People, Strange Factories, art and the underground. Read on for interviews with: Dean Francis, Killjoy Desade, Kaylee Williams (no relation...), Timothy Pope, Laz and Ivy Asphyxia.|
All brought to us by the good folks at Katzenjammer Records.
FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH:
DEAN FRANCIS - DIRECTOR - ROAD TRAIN (AKA ROAD KILL)
KILLJOY DESADE - MUSICIAN / HORROR ENTHUSIAST - NECROPHAGIA
KAYLEE WILLIAMS - ACTRESS - SLICES OF LIFE, ZOMBIE BABIES, THE LASHMAN ++
TIMOTHY POPE - MUSICIAN - THE AMENTA
P EMERSON WILLIAMS - MUSICIAN / ARTIST - CHORONZON
LAZ - TATTOO ARTIST - SLEEVEMASTERS SYDNEY AUSTRALIA
IVY ASPHYXIA - BUSINESS OWNER / MODEL - ASPHYXIA CORSETRY
|» Veil of Thorns – Vampire Wars (2011)|
Go grab the latest album "Vampire Wars" for free, spread it around, repost. If you write a few words about it or include trax in a podcast or radio show, please share a link in comments here and many blessings shall befall you and yours.
P. Emerson Williams
NOISE COVERED WORSHIP
INCREASINGLY BIZARRE POLITICAL THREAT RITES
PROCESS PRODUCT PROPOSITION
DE LEGE MOTUS
A CRAVEN SLAVE DESIGN
SACRED THOUGHT OBSTACLES
ELECTRONIC VOICE PHENOMENA
GRAVE PECULIARITY RECEIVED
APPARITIONS OF ART
PROGRAMMERS BELOW SIGHTS OF THE OPERATIONAL SECRET
A NON-EUCLIDEAN FUTURE
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|» AK-47 (Not Quite Poetry) #3|
Batcheeba and Gird_09 are cooling their heels in Guantanamo Bay due to a barrage of telephone calls received from "persons of interest". Nothing can dampen their spirits, so they bring us chilled out sounds and a report of what they are fed for breakfast...|
AK-47 (Not Quite Poetry) hosted by Inner-X-Musick artist Batcheeba and her partner Gird_09 (together they are the incredible FRzO). In each episode they take us into secret caverns, crevasses and catacombs of our world, the underbelly of our politics and extremes of absurdity in our culture. Complete with opinions and offenses. While they diagnose our dis-ease they bring the cure in wholistic musical doses. You will never know what to expect!
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|» Milestone III: Society of Vandals|
When ones path crosses the art of FoolishPeople the experience is one that strikes deep to one's heart and one that stays with one forever. This goes for those of us fortunate enough to be part of bringing the ritual art to life and anyone who attend and share in performances. With Strange Factories you are part of the story from the start and all the way through to the other side. Having taken this journey through several projects with FP, I can say this is one of those rare phenomena, art that changes one's life forever. This is why we come to you. Our art is co-created and the usual methods can't contain its full expression. You're already hearing the Hum, the world of Strange Factories is bleeding into yours and we can hear your dreams.|
"There is a theme to Necrofuturist, but an as yet nebulous one. I'm pulling together phenomena and experiences connected with art movements of the last hundred years and the corresponding societal upheavals that ran concurrently and which had an enormous impact on the birth, life and death of those art movements."
"At the same time, I'm meditating on the similarities and interconnectedness of art and cultural groups and cults, magickal groups, religions, philosophical paradigm shifts and the growth they spur as well as the devastation they leave in their wake, both psychick and materially manifest."
"Necrofuturist continues the theme of Salon Apocalypse. TAZ in a warzone, flowers on a landmine, the society of vandals, love & war. Time out of joint. it's therefore appropriate that this came together first." - P. Emerson Williams
At the time of writing and recording Necrofuturist
and Salon Apocalypse, I was deep in the world of Abattoir Pages
and the country in Terra Incognita in which it unfolded is a place my dreams will always take place from that point on.
"Humans literally told themselves into existence. We are constructed from a million narratives that have accompanied us across time, exhaled and etched on every conceivable surface, so that even in the darkest times we would never forget who we are. What we call reality and every element in it is constructed from stories and myth. The surface of fiction is present everywhere. What is physics if not a beautiful story, told in an intricate language of symbols and meaning that we’re still very much engaged in the act of telling, as we travel far deeper to the heart of its truth."
Excerpt from Storyteller - On the Writing of Strange Factories by John Harrigan, from an original article for the awakeningartsnetwork.
Society of Vandals - £30 / $50
Milestone III: "Welcome to Kitezh." As you meet and negotiate with Arlec at the Society of Vandals' camp, he'll give you a pair of tickets to the live event screening the film and a DVD copy of the collector's edition of 'Strange Factories'.
If you venture to Milestone III, you will be able to watch the film in an atmospheric setting that immerses you in the weird world of 'Strange Factories', whilst you witness the manifestation of the creatures and characters as they come to life around you. We have left a space for you to interact with the film and venture into a wonderland to become part of our story.
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|» Necrofuturist transmission XXX – Gnoccicism – the Necros Templar|
Necrofuturist Transmission - Episode XXX - Gnoccicism - the Necros Templar
Tonight 19:30-20:30 GMT on Nightbreed Radio.
That group is not the same as wanna-be satinistas and confused freaks blurting people. nor is it the same as the group that runs weevil government mind control experiments, or any group influenced by nasty hungry evil spirits, etc.
We wouldn't be able to have these conversations today if it weren't for generations of Necrofuturists working to free the human spirit through the bondage of leather, superimposition of discipline, false festishism, tribal/racial hatreds, Feudalism, etc.
So on the one side we have the traditional, Historical Necrofuturists and then on the other side of the coin we have the nefarious, dangerous and "sexy" Necrofuturists, which is more akin to ScareCrow's Hermetically sealed sausages of tradition called the Order of the Silver Star, with Tantric Sex rituals, worship of the Lingam and Yoni and the Swill to Plow 'er, with ties to the Necrocrucians, medieval switchcraft, Necrofuturist Sufis, Gnoccicism, the Necros Templar, Egyptian cults, Eleusinian Masteries and DiaGnosticism.
And of course, just to complicate matters even further, the Order of the Silver Scar is referring to the godscar Sirius....all roads lead to Rome.
So what I want to know is, what do the Doggone have to do with the Necrofuturists?
|» Mr Punch - Sam - Strange Factories|
Mr Punch - Sam - Strange Factories. from FoolishPeople on Vimeo.
"How wonderful, I’ve never seen a riot before. Look at their faces, they seem really angry at us" - Sam
This short video introduces you to Sam, the performer who manifests Mr Punch, one of the characters in Strange Factories, played by David Monard.
Strange Factories is FoolishPeople's first feature film, which explores the power of stories and myths and how they are ultimately given life by those who engage with them.
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