20 4 420: Irie Edition

In the immortal and ominous words of Prince Buster, “Enjoy Yourself, it’s later than you think.”

Announcing the Full Stop Fellows Program

Full Stop invites applications for two Full Stop Fellows. These 6-month long fellowships are intended to facilitate the research and writing of emerging critics on an extended, open-ended project investigating some aspect of contemporary literary culture.

Wasteland Utopia: The Liberation of Sound in Post–Martial Law Taiwan

The rise of noise and experimental sound on the island of Taiwan began during the chaos of the early post–martial law era. It was a time of explosive countercultural activity, as artists drew on the era’s furious energy to experiment and launch what became known as the Taiwanese noise movement.

Make Me Real, Make Me Sick

My partner, my mother, my father, my friend, even total strangers are all sorry, and I am sorry that they are sorry, and it pains me that we are so filled with sorrow because of this growth that is inside of me that none of us could have predicted.

Antifa on Ice

When I first watched Nevsky, I was most struck by its campiness.

Full Stop Quarterly: Fractures

Beware what hasn’t already been fractured.

The Low End

I love the sample as you love the sample, Tip—for how it can be extracted from the past and stretched over a sound reaching for the future.

The 10 Best Forthcoming Books of 2019

The year’s best forthcoming books, as selected by the editors of Full Stop.

The Full Stop Reviews Supplement #4

[These pieces] demonstrate what book critics can learn from acts of creative reading, finding in them an image of criticism as creative practice.

That’s How It Starts

The visa, like the song, will end, and I’ll be swept back into regular-time.