non-music

Has Techno Decelerated? On Technoculture, Acceleration and Breaks

Reflecting on the last thirty years of techno music, I am not alone thinking that it has decelerated. By deceleration, I mean that since the 1980s the beat per minutes of techno music – which varies, usually, between 120 and …

Has Techno Decelerated? On Technoculture, Acceleration and Breaks

Non-Musicology (from) Rhythm

A sequence of non-musicological praxis corresponding to phases of Non-musicology: Marked by a rebellious apprenticeship in experimental music, the first period of non-musicological praxis is not thoroughly non-musical. Throughout Musicology ?, terribly uncreative secondary works of experimental music were composed. …

Non-Musicology (from) Rhythm

Dead Detroit Lies Dreaming: Techno (Anti-) Accelerationism

Detroit may not be dead, but the corpse has already been consumed. Detroit is the site for symmetrical fantasies of dystopian social collapse and urban disintegration, on the one hand, and utopian urban gardening and the ‘greening’ of post-Fordism, on …

Dead Detroit Lies Dreaming: Techno (Anti-) Accelerationism

One Click nach House / Das Force Inc Imperium

Force Inc. ist zwar noch keine zehn Jahre alt, aber fast. Als das Label begann, tauchte zwischen den ersten Plus8-Platten auf einmal eine Alternative dieses Underground Techno Sounds aus Orten auf, die weder weit weg noch besonders aufregend klangen. Ganz …

One Click nach House / Das Force Inc Imperium

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