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The summer of Ulisse

This is the Summer of Ulisse.

Ulisse is a guy with an italian accent who wanders around the neighbourhood of Marolles in Brussels. At first sight he seems to be an intellectual hipster, but in reality he is a homeless that claims to look for Penelope, his wife that is lost in the neighbourhood.

Someone says Penelope does not exist and that Ulisse has recently been abandoned by his Love and does not accept it.


TRACKLIST // Johnny & Mary (Todd Terje & Brian Ferry) / Enjoy the Silence (Depeche Mode – Timo Maas mix) vs Ulysses // El House (Alejandro Paz) // Land Down Under (Chuck Norris Dub) // A me me Piace O’ Blues (Pino Daniele – Jolly Mare mix) // Jump ‘N Run (Arnaud Aqua) // I can Change (LCD Sound System) // Afterlife (Arcade Fire) // Ulysses (Tennyson)

Ulisse is one of the characters of the experimental movie Hamster directed by Martine Doyen played by Giuseppe Porcaro

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(from Tennyson’s Ulysses)

Come, my friends, 

’Tis not too late to seek a newer world.
Push off, and sitting well in order smite
The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds
To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths
Of all the western stars, until I die.
It may be that the gulfs will wash us down:
It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles,
And see the great Achilles, whom we knew.
Tho’ much is taken, much abides; and tho’
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

(from Barthes’ a lover’s discourse: fragments)

s’abimer / tbe engulfed

Outburst of annihilation which affects the amorous subject idespaior fulfillment.


Therefore, othose occasionwheaengulfed, iis because theris no longer anyplace fome anywhere, not even ideath.The imagof the other twhich was  gluedon which lived no longer exists; sometimes this is (futile) catastrophe whicseems to remove the image foreversometimes it ian excessive happiness which en- ables me to unite with the image; in ancase, severed or united, dissolved or discrete, am now hergathered together; opposite, neither you nor me, nor death, nor anythinelse ttalk to.

(Strangely, iis in thextremaction of thamorous image-repertoire– an annihilation aconsequence of driving out the image or obeinidentifiewiti that there occurfall of this Image-repertoirefothe brief interval of a vacillation,lose my structure alover: thiis a factitioumourningwithouwork to dosomethinlike a nonsite.)






Disco Sour

porcarorama sound of Christmas 2014 goes South.


I was amazed to learn about their fresh indie and pop scene when i spent some days there at beginning of december. It confirmed the idea of an interesting musical Country which I already had in mind before, knowing the fact that Nicolas Jaar was born there.

You can hear Astro, which sounds very much like Passion Pit but look very much like MGMT; Mecanico, which just released their new album; Denver (which i think have one of the songs i like the most in the selection), which are “pololos” (the way they say that people are together in Chile – which i find super sweet word by the way) and also many others, including the more globally known Villalobos and the above mentionedJaar.

Enjoy, while drinking a Pisco Sour under the Christmas tree!

### special and huge thanks to Felipe Castillo (Pipo). without him and the music he gave me this compilation would not have been conceived.
#### thanks to Air France who stranded me between Europe and Latin America. being lost in time and space was a source of inspiration.

#1 Variations (Nicolas Jaar) #2 Adolecientes (Denver) #3 Colombo (Astro) #4 The Game (Mecanico) #5 Sudamerican Rockers (Tunacola) #6 Primera Estrella (Javiera Mena) #7 Bailar y llorar (Teleradio Donoso) #8 Cómo puedes vivir contigo mismo? (Alex Anwandter) #9 Sambacanuta (Rock Hudson) #10 Rollerskate (Matias Aguayo) #11 Musica y Discos (Nueva Orleans) #12 The only shrine I’ve seen (darkside) #13 Théorème D’Archimède (Ricardo Villalobos) #14 Novias (El Guincho feat. Javiera Mena)
# intro words by Salvador Allende.
## poems in Villalobos track by Pablo Neruda.



Fragments d’un discours amoureux


Tout le long de la vie amoreuse, les figures surgissent dans la tête du sujet amoreux sans aucun ordre, car elles dépendent chaque fois d’un hasard (intérieur ou extérieur) / Rholand Barthes


///// House of cards (Radiohead) // Waterfall (Stone Roses) / I think I am in Love (Spiritualized) / Anne with an E (The Pain of Being Pure at heart) / All we ever wanted was everything (MGMT) / Impossible Soul (Sufjan Stevens) / Fotoromanza (Gianna Nannini) / heimdalsgate like a promethean (Of Montreal) / house of the jealous lovers (The Rapture) / Jealous boy (John Lennon) / Lovestain (Jose Gonzales) / Skinny Love (Bon Iver) / I am so tired (The Beatles) / Jodi (The Dodos) / do you remember the first time? (Pulp) /// Futile devices (Sufjan Stevens) ////