Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Prince’s Sign O’ The Times: celebrating 30 years of genius | British GQ BY GEORGE CHESTERTON, 07 Aug 2017 Thirty years ago, Prince released his ninth album, a collection of extraordinary songs that became the greatest record of its generation. The pop prodigy’s postmodern magnum opus obsessed with sex, death and faith remains a milestone …

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Connor Richards: Demonstrating Politics Through Music – Daily Utah Chronicle, November 17, 2017 Extract The tradition of using music to make social commentary is being kept alive by American post-metal band ISIS. Post-metal, as a genre, is described by ISIS frontman and lyricist Aaron Turner as being a “thinking man’s metal.” The 2004 album Panopticon …

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Como Tapes is a non-profit public press based in Burlington, VT and Cherry Hill, NJ trying to put out strange music and other songs in a freeing way on cassettes. From their Manifesto… more thoughts re: Como Tapes updated sept. 2015 Okay, so… last time we spoke (see below) I described the DIY tape label …

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From the House of the Dead review – formidable performances humanise Janáček’s vision of hell | Music | The Guardian Tim Ashley Fri 9 Mar 2018 From the House of the Dead is at the Royal Opera House, London, until 24 March. Box office: 020-7304 4000. Krzysztof Warlikowski’s new Royal Opera staging of Janáček’s From the …

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Victoria Wasylak, Our Modern Dystopia: Schooltree shake up the rock opera with ‘Heterotopia’, Vanyaland: Music and Beyond, March 29, 2017 Somewhere over time, in between spoken lore and salty Facebook statuses, the rock opera was the en vogue way to recount epic stories. While the trend might have seen its peak of popularity around The …

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Mitchell Dean, Rebel, Rebel? Revisiting the radical legacy of Michel Foucault via David Bowie, Stanford University Press blog, 19 Feb 2016 In order to understand any major thinker and their legacy, it is important to consider their context—a truism that is very hard to put into practice, especially when the thinker in question belongs both …

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Heterotopia Remixes Vol. 2 Astral Plane Recordings . Play list Music available on site 1.Jacques Gaspard Biberkopf — Public Love (Air Max ’97 Bootleg)04:22 2.Kid Antoine — Nightvision (Mike G Remix)05:13 3.Rushmore — Moment X (Victoria Kim’s Kowloon Edit)03:48 4.Celestial Trax — Illuminate (Iglew Remix)05:01 5.Victoria Kim — Apgu Freeway (Rushmore Remix)04:11 6.Arkitect — Foucault’s …

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Originally posted on The Astral Plane:
Release day is always a bit bittersweet, because, despite all the dithering and busy work that goes into releasing music, it means that the process is almost over. That being said, Heterotopia has been a passion project of ours for quite some time now and it’s with great, treacly pleasure that…