Tag: avant-pop

White Noise/White Heat, or Why the Postmodern Turn in Rock Music Led to Nothing but Road


Larry McCaffery reframes his 1989 essay on the “postmodern turn” in rock’n’roll music.

Notes From the Digital Overground


Mark Amerika on establishing an electronic publishing network in the no-man’s land between the commercial, the academic, and the underground.

Narratological Amphibiousness, or: Invitation to the Covert History of Possibility


Lance Olsen continues the FC/2 authors’ discussion of Carole Maso’s AVA and adds some bits on Laird Hunt, Mark Z Danielewski, Judd Morrissey and Lori Talley, and other recent U.S. avant-gardists.

The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism


Joseph Tabbi reviews the essay collection Simulacrum America.