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Daniel Genis’s essay for Deadspin about his ten years in prison may surprise some people. If any of you have contrary experiences, let us know in the comments: When I tell people…





Pic: Rory Viner (C)

Tokyo-based experimental artist and composer Rory Viner got in touch with us about his fascinating experiment in musical psychotopology:

“Using Japanese suicide statistics, I assigned each statistic point to a piano note. Each section of twelve notes encompasses a year of self-killings within a prefecture. I then did that for every prefecture, decontextualizing dry statistics and weaving them into a sonic map. I also created a sonic map for U.S. murder and rape rates, which may especially be of interest to your readers.”

Here’s Viner’s “One Year in Suicide Statistics in Japan for Piano”

And two other compositions…




On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin highlights a recent UN investigation brining to light crimes against humanity committed by a US-trained Congolese battalion.


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