Interview with Austria-based Beat Scholar, poet, filmmaker and musician Thomas Antonic. Discussion includes updates on the upcoming EBSN virtual conference EBSN2021, new content on the EBSN website, before focusing on the connections between the Beats and Austria, ruth weiss (including Thomas’s upcoming co-edited volume ruth weiss Beat Poetry, Jazz, Art , and film ruth weiss: One More Step West Is the Sea), and his recent Moloko Press book on William Burroughs’ time in Austria.
Ralf Friel's Moloko Records compilation featuring tracks utilizing cut-up techniques, including a track by Thomas: http://www.molokoplusrecords.de/finder.php?folder=Label&content=89
The re-issue of the 50 track William S. Burroughs Hurts album mentioned in the podcast was also released by moloko in 2019: http://www.molokoplusrecords.de/finder.php?folder=Label&content=77
A new William S. Burroughs Hurts single will come out later this year. Bandcamp page: https://wsbh.bandcamp.com/
The Fenn O'Berg track played is on this MEGO compilation: https://bleep.com/release/20813-fenn-oberg-magic-return
A cd featuring a ruth weiss performance Thomas recorded in oakland in 2017 came out on absurdia records in 2018, mastered by kramer: https://absurdia.bandcamp.com/releases
Benjamin J. Heal's third album under the name Coaxial came out this year on Cruel Nature Records: https://cruelnaturerecordings.bandcamp.com/album/neo-ism
His other albums (including a cut-up inspired by Burroughs expert Jim Pennington) can be found here: https://coaxial.bandcamp.com/
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