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wrEck 1196 Min Max Mark

wrEck 1196 Min Max Mark

Playing tracks by

B/art, Pauline Oliveros, Mark McCawley, Captain Beefheart, Yagya and more.

wReck thiS meSS ~ Amsterdam ~ Ethno-Illogical Psycho-Radiographies 11.5.16

The death of Mark McCawley outlaw author & champ of the marginalized & transgressive in the arts: What to do. The edit-remixing here allows me to focus on his words – over & over. He died in hometown Edmonton, CA in April at 52, way too young. The best too often die too young. I vowed way back to NOT wait until people die to “show” my appreciation... & yet, every time a friend dies it’s already too late to say “I appreciate you”...

To Mark’s raw, working class Selby-Bukowski-esque poetry. I added 2 Albertan: Bruce Haack & KD Lang & 2 he loved: South Africa’s Die Antwoord & Captain Beefheart & fed that into a contemplative/melancholy mix of minimalist-inspired music.

He published many of us often in his lit mag Urban Grafitti:

His Urban Grafitti radio shows feature spoken word:


Black Sifichi

beautiful - you're a master at these controls - merci bart plantenga.

Stephen Morrissey

Second time listening to this. Very moving hearing Mark's poems.




Great memories of Mark and his legacy​.