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Electronic Media

The terms alternative rock and alternative music1 were coined in the early 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired music genres which didn't fit into the mainstream genres of the time. At times it was used as catch-all phrase for rock music from underground artists in the 1980s and rock music in general in the 1990s. More specifically, it is made up mostly of genres that appeared in the 1980s and became popular or well known by the 1990s, such as indie rock, post-punk, gothic rock, and college rock. Most alternative bands were unified by their collective debt to punk, which laid the groundwork for underground and alternative music in the 1970s. Though the genre is considered to be rock, some of its genres were influenced by folk music, reggae and jazz music among other genres.

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Basically, if it's not major market, popular, rammed down your throat, cookie cutter, pop, buble gum music then it will be featured here.

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Electronic Media Advice to a young poet
Posted by fogglethorpe on Monday, June 09, 2014 (14:16:05)

Poetry News: I've been involved with the local poetry scene for about two years now, and all that while I've been making some observations, especially of the young poets just doing their first readings..

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Electronic Media Goblin Fruit #1 edited by Jessica Wick & Amal El-Mohtar
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, June 05, 2014 (15:00:00)

To enter the realm of Goblin Fruit is a brief but wonderful journey. The stated intent is to publish quarterly, with each issue offering at least one of the poems in both text and downloadable sound file of the author's reading of the poem -- a laudable idea, to be sure..

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Electronic Media In Celebration of JIAM: The Evolution of Audiobooks
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, June 04, 2014 (14:06:11)

Do you love to read audiobooks? Are you an audiobook publisher? Have you heard of June Is Audiobook Month (JIAM)?

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Electronic Media Joyful Prayers and Joyful Poems With My Prayers
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 (14:22:42)

In 2012, website developer Paul Martin created My Prayers. This online poem and prayer directory acts as a digital compendium for Internet users seeking inspirational, joyful, or meditative literature..

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Electronic Media The Final Version of a Translation
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 (13:46:12)

A translation can only be judged as a poem away from the original text, and I can never finish a translation while I am looking at the text..

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Electronic Media ARCHITECT Visits: Poetry Foundation
Posted by wordsmithwannabe on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 (07:00:00)

Poetry News: John Ronan, FAIA, principal of John Ronan Architects takes us through the recently completed Poetry Foundation in Chicago.

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Electronic Media 9 Songs That Salute Maya Angelou
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, May 29, 2014 (15:10:04)

Maya Angelou's influence on the culture goes deeper than rap. Thus, many singers and MCs have cited the literary icon in their songs or used her poems as theme anthems..

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Electronic Media Rob Auton - The Season Family
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 (14:35:41)

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Rob Auton on IndieFeed Performance Poetry.  Show number 1341.



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Electronic Media Former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion launches new app that features celebritie
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 (14:55:30)

More than 1,600 different recordings of work by hundreds of writers can be listened to for free or downloaded to keep for a fee from the Poetry Archive..

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Electronic Media Another Poet
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 (16:50:00)

Tim Murphy is not just one of our finest living poets, and the only one I know who celebrates what I have called "our Siberia", the chilly plains of North Dakota. He is a living rebuke to stereotypes: a farmer, a businessman, a Yale graduate who studied under Robert Penn Warren..

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Electronic Media Four Questions on Writing
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 (15:00:00)

Dorothy Sayers once noted that writing requires three elements, which she called the Idea, the Energy, and the Power. Very good writing -- such as we get in Dante or Austen or Dickens -- almost perfectly balances the three in an equilateral triangle..

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Electronic Media Tony Brown (The Duende Project) - The Last Word
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 (14:39:32)

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Tony Brown (The Duende Project) on IndieFeed Performance Poetry.  Show number 1338.



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Electronic Media Celestial Dancer - Poet Laureate
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (13:46:53)

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Celestial Dancer on IndieFeed Performance Poetry.  Show number 1336.



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Electronic Media VIDEO: Poet debuts work about The Hepworth Wakefield using words of Dylan Thomas
Posted by wordsmithwannabe on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (07:00:00)

Poetry News: ... conference, which will take place in Thomas' hometown of Swansea later this year. Mr Annwn, who has been on the poetry circuit for more than three decades, wanted to produce something unique that linked Thomas' work with the city's cultural heritage ...

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Electronic Media Cynsational News & Giveaways
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, May 10, 2014 (15:05:00)

Congratulations to debut YA Author Catherine Linka on the release of A Girl Called Fearless (St. Martin's Griffin, 2014)! From the promotional copy:

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Electronic Media High School English Class Self-Publishes Poetry eBook
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, May 08, 2014 (15:28:30)

Poetry News: A group of high school students from Los Gatos High has self-published a collection of poetry through Smashwords.

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Electronic Media A Heart-Wrenching But Beautiful Poem about Growing up with Alcoholism
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, May 07, 2014 (15:00:00)

Patrick Roche is a poet and a student at Princeton University. He grew up with an alcoholic father whose addiction ultimately killed him. You learn that at the beginning of Roche's poem entitled "21."

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Electronic Media Blackburn announces first release of four e-books planned for this year
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, May 06, 2014 (15:00:00)

Marten Downs, Part I, is set in England, Pre WWII—Part II will include what happens with the children of Marten Downs after WWII. The story of Marten Downs is fiction, though based on real events..

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Electronic Media 8 Apps for Poetry Lovers
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, May 03, 2014 (15:00:00)

Ideas hatched in poems hundreds of years ago still influence today's authors. It's an art form that can be the best vessel to display beautiful language and if you've been dismissing it all these years, it's time to get back into it..

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Electronic Media AUDIO: Dylan Thomas's 30th birthday poem
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (14:57:24)

Poetry News: As part of the BBC's Dylan Thomas season to mark 100 years since his birth, Radio Wales is taking look at some of the places in Wales that influenced his poetry.

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Electronic Media Mixing Memory and Desire: Music, Poetry, Sound, and Remembrance
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (14:54:37)

.. singer, poet, memoirist, artist, icon Patti Smith performs in WNYC's The Greene Space. In a program of songs and poetry coordinated by her daughter Jesse Paris Smith, Patti Smith performs with Tree Laboratory (Jesse Paris Smith and Eric Hoegemeyer)..

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Electronic Media Child of Light Review: A World as Lovely as It Is Dark and Deep
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 (15:35:27)

It’s easy to be seduced by the visual charm and intricacy of a game like Child of Light. It has so little competition, and high fidelity hand-drawn artwork looks prettier than ever on high-definition television screens with resolutions approaching the point at which individual pixels become as undifferentiated as paint on canvas..

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Electronic Media Fragmentions for Poets
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, April 25, 2014 (15:00:00)

Since the original fragmention implementation and discussion, we've been trying it out in various contexts, including any wordpress blog, Shakespeare's complete works and even the indiewebcamp wiki..

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Electronic Media Guest Post: Guadalupe Garcia McCall on Writing & Teaching Poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (16:14:44)

Poetry News: By Guadalupe Garcia McCall for Cynthia Leitich Smith 's Cynsations I love poetry, but not like other people love poetry.

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Electronic Media What Have These Details to do with Poetry?
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (15:00:00)

Too often, after determining to appreciate a poem in itself, we drift off upon themes which, though they have nothing to do with poetry, yet give us a piteous illusion like Ixion's that we embrace the goddess, though in truth we lavish caresses upon a phantom of cloud..

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