Oz Fritz – Episode 15
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with underground sound engineer Oz Fritz on the deeper influences of Aleister Crowley and James Joyce on Robert Anton Wilson’s fictional prose.
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RAWIllumination.net’s Tom Jackson interviews Oz and includes a detailed bio of Oz’s sound career:
Robert Anton Wilson:Transmission of Baraka:
Oz’s album of recordings from around the world:
Oz’s plays himself in a brief cameo in Les Claypool’s Jam Band mockumentary Electric Apricot:
…the distinction between “magick” and “communication” exists only in our traditional ways of thinking. The uncanny Egyptians attributed both inventions to a single deity, Thoth, god of speech and other illusions.
In the existential world — in the sensory-sensual continuum — Thoth still reigns and language still has magick. All communication contains sorcery and/or hypnosis, because humans use howls, snarls, yaps, purrs, gargles, gurgles, etc. — noises of many sorts — to create a neuro — semantic “grid” projected upon all incidents and events. We generally call these grids languages.
– Robert Anton Wilson, Email to the Universe
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