Hauntology is a concept within the philosophy of history first introduced by Jacques Derrida in his 1993 work Spectres of Marx and further developed within various critical disciplines in the early 21st century.
It is closely related to Derrida’s deconstruction of Western philosophy’s metaphysics of presence, which argues fundamentally that being is not equivalent to presence. Claiming that there is no temporal point of pure origin but only the time of the always already, deconstruction identifies “haunting [as] the state proper to being as such.”
“Hauntology,” then, describes the resulting state of temporal, historical, and ontological disjunction in which “the priority of being and presence [is replaced by] the figure of the ghost as that which is neither present, nor absent, neither dead nor alive.”
Tom Cruise was recently asked, “What’s your favorite album and also is this album your inspiration for denouncing Scientology?”
Brand new flavors, same comforting aesthetic. Taste the happy.
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I have been listening to Geotic – Mend for quite a while and it is still one of my favorite albums. Even though it’s extremely minimal, I could listen to it nearly every night and not get sick of it. Fell in love with it in 2013 getting lost in downtown Coral Gables.
Geotic is a side project from Will Wiesenfeld, more widely known for his work as Baths and Post-Foetus. He is supposed to be releasing a new Baths album sometime 2014. The album Mend is very slow, ambient melodies (mostly guitar) painted over cleverly processed distortions.
You can download Geotic – Mend the entire album and many more for free here. Update: First Geocities, now Angelfire? Why do you take all the good sites away internet? Luckily, you can download it here in addition to his new albums. Dope.
It is widely known this process does generate perpetual energy based on recent case studies out of Cambridge University. A lesser known fact is Cats enjoy the spinning motion, purring the entire time creating a slightly more efficient spin.
Just because this is an electronic music site doesn’t mean I can’t post cat videos. Is it possible someone is giving Maru a run for his money?
Check this freaking thing out.
So, not even one post in 2012. How freaking pathetic is this blog. “Just let it die already!” you’re screaming. Who am I kidding, no one is reading this. I only have time for doing tweets lately (@bluedistortion – follow me bro!). I also spend a lot of time eating cookies.
Life is crazy and cookies are delicious.
Anyhow, I thought this was awesome–there’s been a vintage Moog Modular on eBay for what looks to be over a month now. The best part? It’s only $60,000. So sexy. Worth it to go and check out the pictures. It’s in amazing condition. Imagine all of the people you could impress with this thing (ladies?).
This multi-generational Moog system has the following modules included: 901, 901A, 3-901B, 4-902, 903, 2-904A, 904B, 907A, 4-911, 911A, 921, 951, 960, 961CP, 962CP, 984, 991, custom 994 (3x), 2-CP3A, CP4A, upgraded CP8A.
Update: the vintage Moog Modular is gone from eBay forever! So, in it’s place, here is a vintage E-mu Modular on eBay! One day this will be gone too and you will click and feel empty inside. Link