Abstract

Datacide is the magazine for noise and politics appearing since 1997. Can it be a magazine if it only comes out like once a year?

Still flying the flag for the paper format, we are now opening a blog to be able to comment on issues more often and be more flexible and independent of the economic pressures often holding back the new issues from coming out more often.

“Musical time is radically different from the time of capital in which our public life proceeds… musical duration is measurable only in terms of sensibilities, tensions and emotions …”

This is how the original statement of intent started in 1997, formulated by Flint Michigan (see the full text as the first post on this blog).

A magazine for the grey zone of Noise & Politics, Datacide provides information on the cutting edge of technological subversion via sound and ideas. Assembled as part of an emerging Post-Media flow, Datacide is fueled by a current of enthusiasm and desire that does not seek legitimiation through the usual channels, but works as a tool to prompt the inquisitive and those becoming increasingly tired of the expediencies of journalism and self-interest.

Seeing music as intimately linked and tied to areas beyond the commercial, Datacide intends to travel out along all possible tangents whilst retaining a sensitivity to the ever mutating musical experiments that thrive on the interstice of visibility.

To be used as a communication tool of the trans-european Undo*round, it is intended to give the a deserved coverage to those who do things, not for the kudos, prestige and cash it might bring in but for the buzz of inter-activity and mutual respect.

Heterogenous theory for the invisible insurrection of a million minds.