Craig Baldwin - Sonic Outlaws

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Craig \"Tribulation 99\" Baldwin follows intellectual property controversies across the contemporary arts scene. Playful and ironic, his cut-and-paste collage-essay surveys the prospects for an \"electronic folk culture\" in the midst of an increasingly c Within days after the release of Negativland's clever parody of U2 and Casey Kasem, recording industry giant Island Records descended upon the band with a battery of lawyers intent on erasing the piece from the history of rock music.

Craig "Tribulation 99" Baldwin follows this and other intellectual property controversies across the contemporary arts scene. Playful and ironic, his cut-and-paste collage-essay surveys the prospects for an "electronic folk culture" in the midst of an increasingly commodified corporate media landscape.

"Gleefully Anarchic!" - Janet Maslin, New York Times

"Baldwin conceptualizes history as a lurid exploitation flick" - J. Hoberman, Village Voice

"Our sense of the shape of creativity and of originality must always be in question if we are to flourish. Sonic Outlaws does precisely that." - Chris Chang, Film Comment

Special Features:

    * Phil Patiris' "The World of Survival"
    * Eric Salter's "Boosterism"
    * Jesse Lerner's essay "At Play in the Media Scrapheap"
    * Upcoming Releases from Other Cinema DVD

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Price: 

24.95 USD

Label: 

Other Cinema DVD

Publishing date: 

Friday, June 1, 2007

Runtime: 

87

Discs: 

1

Language: 

English

Subtitles: 

Region: 

Multizone

Video: 

NTSC

Aspect ratio: 

4:3

Colour: 

Colour & B&W

Sound: 

DD2.0