Top Tens

UbuWeb Top Ten:
October 2006

Selected by Nick Currie (aka Momus)

1. John Cage "Mushroom Haiku, excerpt from Silence" (1972/69) (MP3)
2. Vito Acconci "The Bristol Project", 2001 (MP3)
3. Mike Kelley, Excerpt from "Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile" (MP3)
4. Todd Dockstader "Interview" 1963 (WRVR, Riverside Radio, New York City) (MP3)
5. e.e. cummings, Let's From Some Loud Unworld's Most Rightful Wrong [PDF]
6. Piers Plowright "Radio Radio, Program 11" (MP3)
7. Ernst Jandl "What you can do without vowels" (MP3)
8. Scanner / Jean Cocteau "The Human Voice" (MP3)
9. Laurie Anderson For "Electronic Dogs/Structuralist Filmmaking/Drums" (MP3)
10. Momus and Anne Laplantine "Summerisle Horspiel" (MP3)

Nick Currie, perhaps better known as Momus, is an "electronic folk singer" with twenty albums to his credit. Born in Scotland in 1960, he has lived in London, Paris, Tokyo, New York and Berlin. More recently he's diversified into writing and art. He appeared in the 2006 Whitney Biennial as an "unreliable tour guide". LINK: Click Opera.