Alga Marghen


PoorManMusic (1966)

\r\n"The simplest materials\r\nand the things your own body is\r\nand does\r\nclaps, slaps, stamps. Rubbing and scratching: body, all\r\nparts, and clothing if any\r\nvoices. And all the sounds your voice and breath and throat\r\nmay make\r\nexcept words. Although a mightbe rare&special one-\r\nsound deep word and meaning\r\n/ warning, affectations show up. If sincere, express.\r\nBetter a middle and easy utterance of like natural\r\nsoundings\r\n& thus beyond outside things, but the matter might be simple\r\nsticks of every day life. The small stones and the fabrics\r\npapers and textures, easily picked up. Rattle, rattles, nuts\r\nlittle bells, seeds\r\nthis is not quite all of homemade noise\r\nmakers."\r\n

\r\n"Homemade noise made by, among others, Philip Corner, Max Neuhaus, Steve Reich, James Tenney, Malcolm Goldstein, Jackson Mac Low, Dick Higgins, Alison Knowles, Carolee Schneemann, Jerome Rothenberg... the Technicians of the Sacred. Gift Event III: A Celebration for poets, musicians, and dancers, based on the orders of the Seneca Indian Eagle Dance and performed at the Judson Dance Theatre, Judson Memorial Church, New York City, March 21 and 22, 1967. A part of the Spring Happenings.\r\n
\r\nThe group cohesion and reentering and listen\r\ning (ensemble sensitive)\r\nOut of flux of differing individual tempi, to fuse into one\r\nFelt agreed beat\r\n(this is easier, very easy, than it may seem)\r\nIn period of pulse - polyphony... non-rationalizable multipl\r\nlicity of the beats.\r\nAnd the whole at ease. If ever at extremes\r\nof intensity, and moving towards their implications of passions,\r\nlet it relax and tend intowards the mean, just the energy and\r\nthe continuing which is devotion in every day life and works.\r\n
\r\nHistorical recording of previously unpublished Fluxus classic masterpiece available now in a limited edition of 300 copies. Pulse polyphony!" - Alga Marghen.
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After nearly a decade of false starts, multiple game plans veering off the rails, and a handful of shattered hopes and/or dreams, the odyssey is finally complete—the new Fusetron site is here.

This is the first phase of a multipart rollout that will span the next few months: the currently browsable stock includes miscellaneous new releases from the past 8+ months (we have a lot of catching up to do), plus approximately a third of our backstock. Note that we’ve reduced/slashed prices on many titles and will continue to do so in order to make room for new stock. We’ll also be expanding / tweaking / improving / debugging the site itself (for example, we still have work to do on the automated international postage system, not to mention the inevitable inventory discrepancies that come with transferring an ancient and massive database to a new system).

Over the next few months, as we take inventory, clean house, and delve into our storage, we will be uploading thousands of additional items, gradually, on a near-daily basis. This will include the majority of the LPs, as well as many titles, in all formats, once thought long-gone. Many currently “sold out” items are likely to resurface.

Finally, once our general backstock is up (probably in the next two or three months) we’ll begin making our extensive stockpile of rarities available online for the first time: tons of random out-of-print titles, "deadstock," warehouse finds, secondhand collectibles, etc., accumulated over the past few decades.

Frequent/returning customers will be getting early access to these items. Details to follow on how this will work (a priority mailing list? a 'frequent flyer'-like program?), but it will not be based on dollars spent. We want to reward those who consistently support us, especially in the discogs marketplace era (to those who show up trying to poach five copies of a one-off rarity, and nothing else, ever… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ).

So—we suggest you take some time to dig through the site—even we’ve been surprised by what’s been turning up, and there’s much more to come.
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