Category: Reviews

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Transient: Work / Play

Transient: Work & Play (re:Sound)

Welcome to a new series of articles called re:Sound.  The idea for this column came from a couple of magazine columns I have seen in the past.  Basically, the idea is to dig back into […]

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle – Day Seven

Today we talk about “The Bird Machines” section of this work, observing Marcel Duchamp and a Gramophone teaching a small group of birds.

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle – Day Six

We reach into meta-fiction with “The Faust Cycle Podcast,” before turning to the “Of Kinetoscopes & Dung” section of this massive work.

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle – Day Five

On day five, I listened to the “Gretchen” and “Chronicles of the Suspicious Gentleman” sections of this massive work, and look at some of their elements.

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle – Day Four

This section is sub-titled Operatic Laughter.  The opening starts with an opera sample, chopped up and looped juxtaposed with a cheesy latin-style jazz piece. 

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle

Ergo Phizmiz: The Faust Cycle – Day Three

This section has been sub-titled Culinary Philosophy: Ergo Phizmiz (as the narrator), finds he has been moved to another room while he slept.