Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Updated list of Publications

1) Laibach and NSK: “Industrial Diagnoses of Post-Socialism”, M’ARS Ljubljana VIII/3-4, 1996.
2) “Činiti nepopularno vidljivim: nominalizacija v popularnoj muzici” (Making Visible the Unpopular: Nominalization in Popular Music) in Dimitrejević, B. (Ed.), “Pop Vision”, Vršac/Belgrade 1996.
3) “Art & Strategy: Laibach versus Turbo”, New Moment No. 9/10, 1998.
4) “Thinking About Mutation: Genres in 1990s Electronica” in Blake, A. (Ed.) “Living Through Pop”, Routledge 1999.
5) “Balkan Hardcore: Paramilitarism and Pop Culture”, Central Europe Review (, June 2000.
6) “20 Years of Laibach, 20 Years of?…”, Central Europe Review, September 2000.
7) “Deleuzoguattarian Praxis and Electronic Music”, British Postgraduate Musicology ( Vol. 4, 2001.
8) “Critical Frequency”, (review of “This is Serbia Calling”, by Mathew Collin) Central Europe Review, May 2001.
9) “Office Politics”, (interview with Slovene NGO) Central Europe Review, June 2001.
10) “The Fright of Real Theory”, (review of “The Fright of Real Tears” by Slavoj Žižek). Kinoeye, October 2001.
11) “Did Somebody Mention Lacan?” (review of “Did Somebody Mention Totalitarianism?” by Slavoj Žižek). Central Europe Review, November 2001.
12) “New Italian Futurism?” (live review/feature). Junkmedia, May 2002.
12) “Bread and [Rock] Circuses: Site of Sonic Conflict in London.” in Gilbert, P. (Ed.), “Imagined Londons”, SUNY Press 2002.
13) “Neu Konservatiw: Return of a Myth”. Sleevenotes for Laibach CD “Neu Konservatiw,” Cold Spring Records 2002.
14) “Zoned Out”. Review of “Primary Documents”, collection on East/Central European Art, Central Europe Review. 5 February 2003.
15) “Pluralni monolit: Laibach in NSK.” (The Plural Monolith: Laibach and NSK). Maska. Ljubljana, 2003.
16) “Unsere Geschichte.” Sleevenotes for Laibach CD “Anthems,” Mute Records 2004.
17) “The Interrogation Machine: NSK, Source Codes and Temporal Hacking.” in Liebl, F. (Ed.), Cultural Hacking. Springer Verlag. 2004
18) “How the West was Won – NSK and the Conquest of Cultural Space.” Borec, Autumn 2004.
19) “NSK State Dublin. Overload of the Improbability Drive.” Maska, Summer 2004.
20) “How the West Was Won - NSK and The Conquest of Cultural Space.” in Kelly, N. (Ed.), Art & Politics - The Imagination of Opposition in Europe. R4 Publishing, 2004.
21) "Odsev spomina/Reflection of Memory", Antonio Živkovic catalogue text, Ljubljana: Zalozba cf. 2004.
22) “Interrogation Machine”. MIT Press. September 2005.
(Forthcoming) “Dwarf States and Post States - NSK in the Micronational Context” in Micronations Vol. 2, TBA.

Selected articles For Muska magazine, Ljubljana

“What The Machines Have To Say”, March 1998.
“Manifesto For Techno”, June 1998.
“Mille Plateaux: Modulation & Transformation”, January 1999.
“Sounds Of The Times”, November 1999.


Welcome to Plural Machine, a centre for bulletins and background on contemporary cultural topics. Information on the forthcoming book Interrogation Machine and other activities will be found here, alongside a profile, texts, and details of lectures and publications.

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Interrogation Machine 2005

Alexei Monroe's book "Interrogation Machine - Laibach and NSK", with particular focus on the performances and productions of Laibach, will be published by MIT Press on July 31st 2005. Published in MIT's "Short Circuits" series, the book is an updated English language version of the best-selling Slovene book "Pluralni monolit - Laibach in NSK" (Maska in 2003), supplemented with additional material, colour illustrations and a foreword by series editor Slavoj Zizek.More details and pre-order [here]