Topic archives: Laurie Anderson

Sonic mulchings 2010

Sonic mulchings 2010

December 22, 2010 2

If I had fiction fatigue this year, (see book mulchings) I also suffered from melody fatigue. My favourite new CDs featured kinds of rap; there was also a bunch of old stuff which is definitionally classic. And there’s all the other sonic offerings too, given away free, made by people who love to do it. […]

Only an Expert (Laurie Anderson)

July 15, 2010

S’what I’m listening to at the moment: Laurie Anderson’s Homeland. The pixieish techno-imp arrived in 1981 brandishing her amazing Big Science album. She is still talking about her favourite subject after all these years: being American. Homeland is about security, control and paranoia. Of course. This catchy, mischievous track is called Only an Expert. Now […]