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15596Re: Merzbox

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  • gradyfinklemyer
    Aug 11, 2002
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      I'm sure Akita put a lot of time, thought, and effort into each of
      the 50 discs in the box...uh huh...yeaaahhh.....or maybe he just fell
      asleep at the controls and decided to put out a lavish object d'art???


      --- In thewire@y..., Olivier Borzeix <oborzeix@s...> wrote:
      > Not so far from that subject... I heard (don't remember when though)
      > that Mr. Akita decided he would put out one record a week (I might
      be
      > exagerating but I really think he does it sometimes) when he heard
      > Sun-Ra had more than 500 records out (don't even know if this is
      true
      > either... I don't really like Sun Ra), doing so to beat him. Sounds
      > silly as shit but, sometimes, I wonder.
      >
      > Anyways, refering to smthin stevo said earlier (I think), my way of
      > apreciating Akita is just listening as much things as I can from
      him in
      > shops and deciding which ones are worth and which aren't. So far not
      > much did it to my CD's/LP's shelves.
      >
      > Olivier
      >
      > Simon Fay a écrit :
      >
      > > Kim (?) asked why some folk had it in for the Merzbox.
      > > IMO it just seems another exercise in gargantuanism in
      > > a world already stuffed to the gills with shite made
      > > meaningless by its predominant mediocrity and sheer
      > > bulk.
      > >
      > > SF
      > >
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