"Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken.”

Robert Fripp

"Le rôle de l'artiste créateur est de créer des lois, non pas de suivre celles qui sont déjà faites"
Ferruccio Busoni

"Go, go, go! ... Go! go! ..."
John Lee Hooker


I went to the house...

"I went to the house but did not enter" , a piece by Heiner Goebbels
with Hilliard Ensemble - 2008
Texts by T.S.Eliot, Maurice Blanchot, Franz Kafka and Samuel Beckett


I, an actress

1977 - a short movie by George Kuchar, one of the most prolific underground film-maker alongside Kenneth Anger, Stan Brackhage & Andy Warhol. Georges Kuchar died at 69 last september.

a retrospective is showed now at MoMA PS1

Art's sake

"be blind for art's sake 
and deaf for art's sake 
and dumb for art's sake 
until for art's sake 
they kill for art's sake 
all the art for the art's sake."


"soyez aveugles pour l'art
soyez sourds pour l'art,
soyez muets pour l'art
jusqu'à ce que, pour l'art,
on tue - pour l'art -
tout l'art, pour l'art."

from the libretto of "The Craddle Will Rock", a musical written by the Brechtian's Marc Blitzstein in 1937.
The premiere, directed by Orson Welles, was targeted by the W.P.A. because of its left political aspect.
The "New York Times" said the show was "written with extraordianry versatility and played with enormous gusto, the best militant labor has put into the theatre yet".
One of the fist "agitprop" in USA?


I'll Go Crazy

Terry Edwards sings "i'll go crazy"

Agrégats sensibles

 " Le véritable objet de la science, c'est de créer des fonctions, le véritable objet de l'art, c'est de créer des agrégats sensibles, et l'objet de la philosophie, créer des concepts. "
Gilles Deleuze




 Beijing airport

Seasons of the year

First part of the amazing movie "The seasons"
directed by Artavazd Pelechian & Mikhail Vartanov in 1972.
The music of Vivaldi is brought at its apogee with this parable poem
which relates high points of armenian history.

highly recommended to see that movie on a big screen!



A new Teppaz

Aphorismes, proverbes et expressions # 81 - Joël Hubaut ? Master- Remix(e)!
by Francine Flandrin F2
objet  mobile: livre, papier imprimé, carton, moteur - 20

 in "Les vanités contemporaines", a blog by Francine Flandrin


Silence 1

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
Aldous Huxley


Down the road

Smoke Benders duo version Samm Bennett (vocal, diddley bow, etc.) and Naoya Numa (drums), plus special guest Steve Gardner on the harmonica. Recorded live at Super Deluxe, Tokyo, on September 14, 2011.


Piano solo

a piano solo' concert in Berlin with Marilyn Crispell
including an "ode to Messiaen"
not so far away from Cecil Taylor!
via Destination Out


ORDON: n,m. Techn. Dans les jeux d'orgue, petites lames que l'on soude à la bouche des tuyaux qui servent à les accorder.
in "Dictionnaire des mots rares et précieux"