Playlist: Joseph Clayton Mills

Joseph Clayton Mills is a Chicago-based musician, artist, and writer perhaps best known as one-third of Haptic (with Steven Hess and Adam Sonderberg). Other frequent collaborators have included Michael Vallera (in the duo Maar), Olivia Block, Jason Stein, and Noé Cuéllar. His most recent release is the book/CD The Patient (Entr’acte 2013). Mills will play the second Utech Records Music Festival on December 6 alongside John Kolodij and Jon Mueller.

Playlist for HSS: Ten records and suggested supplemental reading

1. Kaoru Abe and Masayuki Takayanaga, Mass Projection / Theodor Adorno, Negative Dialectics

2. Bloodyminded, Magnetism / Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia

3. Masayoshi Urabe, Ware wa seidai no kyojo zo / Antonin Artaud, The Theatre and its Double

4. Claude Johner, Good Morning Vietnam / Michael Herr, Dispatches

5. Edith Hillman Boxill, Music Therapy for the Developmentally Handicapped / Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Idiot

6. Sam Eskin, Mexican Firecrackers: A Prayer and a Festival / Georges Bataille, The Accursed Share, Vol. 1

7. Mirror, Eye of the Storm / William Shakespeare, King Lear

8. Michael Siegel, Sounds of the Office / Franz Kafka, The Office Writings

9. Ryu Hankil, Becoming Typewriter / Heimrad Bäcker, Transcript

10. Caroline Bergvall, VIA: 48 Dante Variations / Harold Gatty, Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass

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