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Antiphonal Airs by Joseph Noble

sound remembered beneath the sound board within the fingers recognizable and strange at the rim of summoning and leaving Antiphonal Airs is a mixilating series of poems from poet-musician Joseph Noble.  Some are improvisational riffs on specific composers, their lives … Continue reading

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Joseph Noble on Skylight Press

The Bay Area has always been a hot-bed for experimental poetry, from the Beats and the famous Six Gallery reading to Ferlinghetti’s City Lights enclave to the San Francisco Renaissance that yielded such poetic powers as Rexroth, Duncan, Spicer and … Continue reading

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The RUINS poemscape video featuring poetry by Margaret Randall

  Last year Skylight Press was privileged to publish a collection of poetry by the esteemed poet, Margaret Randall, called Something’s Wrong with the Cornfields.  Soon after, another poetry collection was published by University of New Mexico Press for their … Continue reading

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The Singularity of Whirring Vinyl Joy

Ah the joy of collecting vinyl… the crackles and pops while you scan through ghost-written liner notes only four record nerds in the entire universe have read in totality… that non-compressed precision in an oh-so-slightly humped side one… where horns … Continue reading

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Plakthonestrid Uru: Does Gibberish have a place in Vocal Music?

In a recent classroom survey to determine the most important musical elements for college students deciding whether or not to like a new song, coherent and comprehensive lyrics were given as one of the top two answers.  Only one percent … Continue reading

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