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Archive for the ‘H.P. Lovecraft’ Category

“Enthusiasm for the mysterious emissaries of pulp”: an interview with David Britton (the Savoy interviews, part 2a)

By • Feb 22nd, 2010 •

Category: audio, censorship, H.P. Lovecraft, Iain Sinclair, Ian Curtis, interviews, Lead Story, literature, music, New Worlds, punk, Savoy Books, Shanghai

The story of Savoy Books is one of the strangest in publishing history: a tale of lost opportunities, missed opportunities, repression, censorship, imprisonment … and, most importantly, an incredible legacy of work that continues to disturb, challenge and confront. All of those qualities are equally applicable to Savoy Records, the music arm of Savoy’s black empire, as Simon Sellars discovers when he talks to Savoy co-founder David Britton. The interview features sound clips from selected Savoy releases.



Ballard & Lovecraft, part 3

By • Oct 18th, 2008 •

Category: Ballardosphere, body horror, H.P. Lovecraft, horror, medical procedure

Ballard on horror fiction: ‘There are sudden glimpses of the shocking and unspeakable in my fiction too, so there is a certain overlap’.



JGB vs HPL

By • Jul 27th, 2008 •

Category: Ballardosphere, H.P. Lovecraft, science fiction

Surreal Documents gets to grip with Ballard and Lovecraft, with satisfying results.



Ballardcraft: Ballard/Lovecraft

By • Jul 16th, 2008 •

Category: alternate worlds, features, H.P. Lovecraft, horror, Lead Story, Pacific, Savoy Books

What is the connection between J.G. Ballard and H.P. Lovecraft? Artist John Coulthart is well placed to offer some insight into what he terms ‘superficial style at the service of a unique imagination’.