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More brilliant than the sun

adventures in sonic fiction

by Kodwo Eshun

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Published by Quartet Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular music -- History and criticism.,
  • Blacks -- Music -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-218), discographies, and filmographies.

    Statementconcept engineered by Kodwo Eshun.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3470 .E85 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17, 222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL450084M
    ISBN 100704380250
    LC Control Number98164279

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So More Brilliant than the Sun draws more of its purpose from track subtitles than from TechnoTheory, or even science fiction.

These conceptechnics are then released from the holding pens of their brackets, to migrate and mutate across the entire communication landscape. I liked this book a lot, particularly his take on Sun Ra.

I think the thing about "jargon" is that he's being creative and coming up with his own terms sometimes- if they're disorienting, that's actually a good thing, because he's coining a new term of art that helps him put his finger on something: that compound word "rhythmelody" looks clunky on the page, but it helps him explain a certain.

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