“My advice is to do what you can this second. Big plans that rely on other people, new equipment, long periods of time… they’re no good. What can you do right now? Delve under the anxieties until you get to a place that’s mysterious enough.”—Miranda July, interviewed by the Guardian (via jackrusher)
Let’s do this herstory right. A reeraw mixtape for the Witch.
1. Yoko Ono - I Learned To Stutter 2. Yoko Ono - The Sun is Down 3. Cibo Matto - Spoon 4. Christian Marclay - John Cage 5. Adventure Studies - Death of Samantha 6. Deerhoof - The Last Trumpeter Swan 7. Yoko Ono - Rising (With DJ Spooky) 8. Yoko Ono - Walking on Thin Ice 9. reeraw & NoLoves - She Gets Down On Her Knees 10. The B-52’s - Don’t Worry 11. Glenn Branca - Lesson No. 1 For Electric Guitar 12. Yoko Ono - Yes, I’m a Witch
“Go outside of you.
Look at yourself walking down the street.
Make yourself tumble on a stone and fall.
Watch other people looking.
Observe carefully how you fall.
How long it takes and in what rhythm you fall.
Observe as seeing a slow motion film.”—Yoko Ono, “FALLING PIECE” (1964 spring)
Consider these page-turners for your next beach vacation: a transcription of all the weather reports from a radio news station recorded over one year, a re-typed issue of The New York Times, a chronicle of the utterances made by one person for an entire week, a similar account of every bodily…