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Tonight: Bob Ostertag, musician and author, "Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat: Technics and Civilization in the 21st Century"
• Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat: Technics and Civilization in the 21st Century, by Bob Ostertag, published by PM Press. (Use coupon code ANTHROPOCENE for 20% off.) Listeners in the UK: Use this UK link for the ebook.
• Bob Ostertag's author bio on the PM Press website
• bobostertag.com, Bob's website: "Composer, performer, historian, instrument builder, journalist, activist, kayak instructor, Bob Ostertag’s work cannot easily be summarized or pigeon-holed. He has published a feature film, seven books, more than twenty CDs of music, and one DVD, and was an original member of the media guerrilla group The Yes Men. His radically diverse collaborators include the Kronos Quartet, postmodernist John Zorn, heavy metal star Mike Patton, transgender cabaret start Justin Vivian Bond, British guitar innovator Fred Frith, Quebecois film maker Pierre Hébert, EDM star Rrose, and many others."
• Bob Ostertag on Bandcamp
• What's Been Done and What's Been Won, Bob's podcast, with cohost Maureen Taylor
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|Artist||Track||Album||Comments||Images||Approx. start time|
|Bob Ostertag discusses his new book "Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat."|
|Tomaš Dvořák||Game Boy Tune|
|Interview with Bob Ostertag||0:01:56 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Mark's comments||0:44:44 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Bob Ostertag||w00t||w00t||A collage of computer game sound and image, composed entirely from fragments of music from computer games. (See more)||0:47:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|
|Bob Ostertag||Machine State, No. 1||Bob Ostertag Plays the Aalto||0:50:30 (MP3 | Pop‑up)|