Monday, August 29, 2011

Publications list 2011

  • Laibach and NSK: “Industrial Diagnoses of Post-Socialism”, M’ARS Ljubljana VIII/3-4, 1996.
  • Činiti nepopularno vidljivim: nominalizacija v popularnoj muzici” (Making Visible the Unpopular: Nominalization in Popular Music) in Dimitrejević, B. (Ed.), “Pop Vision”, Vršac/Belgrade 1996.
  • Art & Strategy: Laibach versus Turbo”, New Moment No. 9/10, 1998.
  • Thinking About Mutation: Genres in 1990s Electronica” in Blake, A. (Ed.) “Living Through Pop”, Routledge 1999.
  • Balkan Hardcore: Paramilitarism and Pop Culture”, Central Europe Review (, June 2000.
  • 20 Years of Laibach, 20 Years of?…”, Central Europe Review, September 2000.
  • Deleuzoguattarian Praxis and Electronic Music”, British Postgraduate Musicology ( Vol. 4, 2001.
  • Critical Frequency”, (review of “This is Serbia Calling”, by Mathew Collin) Central Europe Review, May 2001.
  • Office Politics”, (interview with Slovene NGO) Central Europe Review, June 2001.
  • The Fright of Real Theory”, (review of “The Fright of Real Tears” by Slavoj Žižek). Kinoeye, October 2001.
  • Did Somebody Mention Lacan?” (review of “Did Somebody Mention Totalitarianism?” by Slavoj Žižek). Central Europe Review, November 2001.
  • New Italian Futurism?” (live review/feature). Junkmedia, May 2002.
  • Bread and [Rock] Circuses: Site of Sonic Conflict in London.” in Gilbert, P. (Ed.), Imagined Londons, SUNY Press 2002.
  • Neu Konservatiw: Return of a Myth”. Sleevenotes for Laibach CD “Neu Konservatiw,” Cold Spring Records 2002.
  • Zoned Out”. Review of “Primary Documents”, collection on East/Central European Art, Central Europe Review. 5 February 2003.
  • Pluralni monolit: Laibach in NSK. (Plural Monolith: Laibach and NSK). Maska. Ljubljana, 2003.
  • Unsere Geschichte.” Sleevenotes for Laibach CD “Anthems,” Mute Records 2004.
  • The Interrogation Machine: NSK, Source Codes and Temporal Hacking.” in Liebl, F. (Ed.), Cultural Hacking. Springer Verlag. 2004
  • How the West was Won – NSK and the Conquest of Cultural Space.” Borec, Autumn 2004.
  • NSK State Dublin. Overload of the Improbability Drive.” Maska, Summer 2004.
  • 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.
  • "Odsev spomina/Reflection of Memory", Antonio Živkovic catalogue text, Ljubljana: Zalozba cf. 2004.
  • Interrogation Machine. Cambridge: MIT Press. September 2005.
  • Dwarf States and Post States - NSK in the Micronational Context” in Summit of Micronations Protocols Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen (Ed.) Helsinki: Artists´ Association MUU, 2005
  • Full Spectrum Provocation The Retrogarde Strategies of Neue Slowenische Kunst” in AS Mediatijdschrift No.176 Winter 2005-2006.
  • The Evolution of Senso-Brutalism: Electronic Aesthetics of Force in Music. Industrial - Minimal Techno – Gabba.” SKUG. 10.01.2006
  • "Who Doubts the Terrible Power?" in BAVO (Ed.) Cultural Activism Today: The Art of Over-Identification (2007). Rotterdam: Episode Publishers.
  • Laibach: Made in Iugoslávia”/Laibach Made in Yugoslavia” in Fernando Oliva e Marcelo Rezende (Eds.) Comunismo da forma (Communism of Form) São Paulo: Alameda Casa Editorial. 2007.
  • Who Doubts the Power of the Antlers?” in DDR/Alexei Monroe (Eds.) Jelenometrija Raziskovalna razstava Ljubljana: Domestic Research Society. 2007.
  • Wir sind das Robvolk?” in Martin Bricelj (Ed.) Robovox Sound Book. Ljubljana: 2008.
  • NSK: Τέχνη του κράτους” in Το πολιτικό στη σύγχρονη τέχνη. Athens: Ekkremes, 2008.
  • Laibach Kunst and the Art of Total Non-Alignment.” fair Zeitung für Kunst und Ästhetik. Nr.06/I-2009.
  • Laibach Kunst and the Art of Total Non-Alignment in Rekapitulacja / Recapitulation. Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi. 2010.
  • NSK: The Improbable State of History and the History of an Improbable State.” Radical History Review 109, Winter 2010. Durham NC: Duke University Press.
  • Gesamtkunstwerk under Construction 1980-87” in A. Monroe (Ed.) Laibach Gesamtkunstwerk - Dokument 81-86. Vinyl on Demand (VOD84). 2011
  • Die Inquisitionsmaschine. Ploettner Verlag (Forthcoming 2011).
Edited works:
State of Emergence. Ploettner Verlag/Poison Cabinet Press (Forthcoming 2011).
Co-edited with Alexander Nym and Peter Webb. Shimmering Darkness. Ploettner Verlag/Poison Cabinet Press (Forthcoming 2012).
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.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Ultra-Thatcherite Ultra-Violence

My reaction to the London disturbances, which I witnessed first hand, is online at Trebuchet Magazine. To some on the left it will be heretical, yet I don't believe this is the time for self-censorship or keeping diplomatically silent about what you see happening in front of you. The fact that England's public institutions are rotten, corrupt and violent doesn't mean that what happened wasn't at its heart an ultra-Thatcherite kleptocratic insurgency rather than the liberating revolution some would like it to be...