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William Burroughs: Ghost Of Chance

Biba Kopf, Wire, October 1997

"The Subliminal Kid moved in and took over bars cafes and juke boxes of the worlds cities and installed radio transmitters and microphones in each bar so that the music and the talk in any bar could be heard in all his bars and he had tape recorders in each bar that played and recorded at arbitrary intervals and his agents moved back and forth with portable tape recorders and brought back street sound and talk and music and poured it into his recorder array so he set waves and eddies and tornadoes of sound down all your streets"
– William Burroughs, Nova Express (1964)

Total word count of piece: 3841

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