1. y7output

    Monthly Audio-Essay Communal Listening Events in Manchester

    Thought it might be worth posting this on here for anyone based near Manchester. Myself and my partner have been hosting an ongoing series of listening events based around—or taking as their starting point—the work of Mark Fisher. We've been doing them for around a year now at Peste, which is a...
  2. luka


    What Simon Reynolds calls a scab class of grant vultures. https://pitchfork.com/features/article/2010s-rise-of-conceptronica-electronic-music/
  3. T

    i just looked at the 'search tag cloud' thing in the user profile here

    and it comes up with: 天野尚 *cums in a sock* animism vs. cybernetics aquacrunk baroness phwoaarr!-si belly full of crap blackathena black athena brave but foolish broad cumbucket butt doctor capitalism clenched epistle cunts dubstep fuck dog funky finney fush grubby t-shirt salesmen guru josh i'm...
  4. &

    So what's this rationalism thing all about then?

    In quite a few lines of discussion around these parts - many of which have bounced off k-punk, natürlich - the question has been posed: What is understood by the term, 'rational'? Among other points and comments made in the discussion, Mark k-p has invoked Spinoza to coin 'Cold Rationalism' (I...
  5. S

    A counterblaste to misanthropy

    I think that the misanthropic strand to K-punk's thought is problematic and that misanthropes occupy a similar position to lawyers in the K-punk cosmology... I've met 'good' individual misanthropes - but they are a negative influence structurally.... I have to disentangle the misanthropy from...
  6. L

    K-Punk and the Catholics

    ' ... anti-Catholicism is no different to anti-fascism'. Eh? That's a pretty silly thing to say, really. It's like something out of a sixth-year debate. John Eden makes one good counter-point, but the main problem is that the whole 'argument' hinges on an extremely simplistic, not to say...