On Brion Gysin with Ira Cohen (spoken word) and Bill Laswell.
Poems from The Akashic Record. Ira Cohen – The original Majoun traveler. Poet, artist, mystic, pioneer of mylar photography. In collaboration with iconoclast musician / producer, Bill Laswell – presenting a tribute to avant-garde master Brion Gysin – visionary painter, writer – inventor, accomplished shaman and true voyager of the inner space age.
On Ira Cohen:
“Ira Cohen, the wizard of Tangier and the sage of Kathmandu.”
– William S. Burroughs
“The man who lives in the Land of the Muezzin.”
– Jorge Luis Borges
“Ira Cohen is a real heavyweight.”
– Paul Bowles
1. On Brion Gysin 1
2. On Brion Gysin 2
Out on August 7, 2015.
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M.O.D. Technologies – revealing light on the development of new sound experiences in material culture. A multi-directional music / sound / information system. Initiated in 2010 by bassist / producer Bill Laswell and Giacomo Bruzzo, co-founder of the progressive / future music label Rare Noise.M.O.D. – A futuristic hybrid of music exploration – dub / dub step / reggae / world / africa / drum’n’bass / mutant hip hop / avant metal / experimental / vocal music / instrumental / DJ culture and much more. M.O.D. resumes and continues the legacy of AXIOM, the timeless imprint established in 1989 by Bill Laswell with Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records.
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