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1968: The Shaken City Walls

Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 24 December 1968

"AN ELECTRIC caterwauling of power... burning it, flashing it, whirling it down some arc of consciousness, the sound screaming up to a climax of vibrations like one rocket blasting out of itself... it was the roar of the beast in driving behind out of their own non-stop to the end of mind... as if the electromechanical climax of the age" (Norman Mailer. Miami and the Siege of Chicago.)

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