As per usual Hakim Bey’s philosophy, his ability to deconstruct media apparatuses shows out in this. The reminder that in order to abolish the police, the state, etc we must also abolish the cop in our head.
Favorite track: Boycott Cop Culture.
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Cultural assassin, Hakim Bey detonates powerful narrative over a diverse musical landscape. Transmitting visions and attacks upon layers of subjects and situations, technologies, poetic terrorism and on and on. A politics of dream, urgent as the blueness of sky.
Music sound track produced and arranged by Bill Laswell with contributions from Buckethead, Wu Man, Nicky Skopelitis and others.
Everything in nature is perfectly real including consciousness, not only have the chains of the law never been broken, they never existed, demons never guarded the stars, the empire never got started. Ontological anarchism.
released August 13, 2016
Produced & Arranged by Bill Laswell
Hakim Bey: readings
Bill Laswell: basses, treatments, samples, sound collage
Wu Man: pipa
Nicky Skopelitis: guitars
Recorded and mixed at Greenpoint Studio, Brooklyn, New York
Engineering: Robert Musso
Additional engineering: Oz Fritz
Assistant: Imad Mansour
Mastered at Masterdisc by Howie Weinberg
Artwork by James Koehnline
Photographs by Ira Cohen