The Ploughman's Lunch

Postcards from a PhD

Category Archives: Hauntology

(R)Eject the Tape

On Sunday evening I went to the cinema to see the film adaptation of Alan Bennett’s play The Lady in the Van. Afterwards, discussing the authenticity of the late 70s/early … Continue reading

November 25, 2015

Afrofuturism

It was only recently that I realised that the term ‘afrofuturism’ only came into use in 1994, coined by Mark Dery in his essay ‘Black to the Future’. In a … Continue reading

November 11, 2015

Nuclear Transmissions

For me late September and early October have been a period of tying up loose ends before studying properly begins. For the most part this has involved finishing a soundwork … Continue reading

October 6, 2015

Hugh Davies

Some of this week’s reading material has been an interesting article from the April 2015 issue of Organised Sound – ‘Hugh Davies’s Electronic Music Documentation 1961-68′ by James Mooney. Mooney … Continue reading

September 5, 2015

The Ploughman’s Lunch?

When I was putting together my research proposal I spent a lot of time trying to come up with a snappy definition of what hauntology is. I stuck pictures and … Continue reading

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