Acid Gong Temple
I first saw Daevid Allen in March 2004 at the Brisbane Powerhouse in the Zero & Zero incarnation, a collaboration between David Allen and Gilli Smyth of Gong, Bill Awtm and Cotton Casino of Japan’s infamous Acid Mothers Temple. I truly didn’t know what to expect by a . . . → Read More: The Acid Gong Temple Awaits by Robert Lort
An unobtrusive but skewwiff sign “Carlton Mellick III” pointed up the narrow rickety laneway, “this is certainly the place,” I said, it was just like the beginning of so many horror movies. I was here to interview the imposing Carlton Mellick, the Eraserhead Press master of the bizarre, weird, surreal and ummm… . . . → Read More: Interview With Carlton Mellick III by Robert Lort
Who Am I?
Surveillance Camera Players are a group of anarchists/autonomists in Manhattan, New York which protest against the use of surveillance cameras in public spaces, which is a violation of the US constitutional right to privacy under the 4thAmendment. Informational walking tours or SCOWTs (Surveillance Camera Out-door Walking Tours) are conducted . . . → Read More: A Scouts Guide to Surveillance Cameras in New York by Robert Lort
Always more than an in-your-face showroom of obscenities, perversions and noise, SPK were a dark and voraciously intelligent form of industrial noise action. The early recordings of SPK are easily amongst the most vitriolic and extreme music ever made. Along with Throbbing Gristle, their discord with the passing fads . . . → Read More: SPK – William Burroughs’ Favourite Band by Robert Lort
im Waldtraumniederschläge (forest dream dregs) the folding of the heads, rotary organs unscrolled mid-glance, grinding Fleisch upheaval l’arc du micro-vibraphonics stammering E wavelets swollen dune overhung with whirlybird disphonics amphigoric, gnashed teeth in hammered tongue eyelashes breathing, flecking into pink asian acne advection streaking through vanished hostility
a thousand little worms shivering . . . → Read More: A Poem by Robert Lort