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#ISIS: Brain Drain and Social Media Backfire Will Cause Islamic State Downfall

A fighter of the Islamic State holds an Isil flag and weapon. Reuters.

Gianluca Mezzofiore for International Business Times.

The self-styled caliphate established by the Islamic state (ISIS) will likely follow the declining pattern of the last years of the Turkish Ottoman caliphate and collapse in on itself because it can no longer maintain its infrastructure, following a backfire of its propaganda machine on social media. 982 more words


Speak Percussion: Richard Barrett Percussion Portrait

Speak Percussion and SIAL Sound Studios
Richard Barrett Percussion Solos
The Spatial Information Architecture Laboratory, RMIT
26 July, 2014

Richard Barrett’s music is one of the most refined and uncompromising legacies of the complexist movement of the 1980s and 1990s. 602 more words


"Musical forming in all its convolutedness": problems for gestural and complexist composition today

I have heard a lot of performances lately here in Berlin. For me, the common theme across all of the newer works has been that of the problems facing gestural and complexist composition today. 2,372 more words