< Thomas Bey William Bailey


Welcome to the online home of Thomas Bey William Bailey, psycho-acoustic sound artist, researcher and writer on saturation culture. Working with a number of different communications media, TBWB aims to construct a body of work that interrogates notions of utopia, anthropocentrism, and "the extreme," while refusing to reject any unpopular cultural manifestation as invalid until its more nuanced aspects have been brought to light.

A restlessly 'transitional' and uncategorizable artist, TBWB has performed, recorded, and taught in several different countries, sharing with others the joys of chaos and of the valuation of creative process over end product. With a minimum of outside assistance, with no institutional affilliations, and with little more than a shoestring budget, he is gradually forging a path as an iconoclastic (yet insightful) creator and thinker in an age of numbing conformity.


New projects and works-in-progress


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info on book "Unofficial Release: Self-Released And Handmade Music In Post-Industrial Society" - a bold new look at DIY music releasing, from Cassette Culture to net-releases, with numerous pre-historical and speculative developments as well

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info on the book "Micro Bionic: Radical Electronic Music and Sound Art in the 21st Century" - an accessible, yet challenging and stimulating overview of the new century's electro-musical innovations

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info on the new TBWB commissioned audio project, "Thank You For Your Interest"

Zbigniew Karkowski

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