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Sine Fiction


Sine Fiction VI: Nova Express (2003) by Eucci.

More Burroughsian music, and a selection that includes another interpretation of The Ticket That Exploded. Sine Fiction is a music project curated by Aimé Dontigny that commissions electronic artists to provide soundtracks to science fiction novels. The project has been running since 2000, and has so far managed twenty releases, the most recent of which—Dontigny’s own music for Ballard’s The Drowned World—appeared in 2011. In addition to three Burroughs titles there’s another work with considerable cult status, the Strugatsky Brothers’ Roadside Picnic, which Jos Smolders accompanies in a very minimal fashion. I’d still go for the gloriously doomy atmospheres of Stalker (1995) by Robert Rich & B. Lustmord but there’s room in the world for multiple interpretations.

All the Sine Fiction releases are available as free downloads at the No Type site or (if you prefer) at the Internet Archive.


Sine Fiction VII: Soft Machine (2003) by Kevin M Krebs.


Sine Fiction IX: The Ticket That Exploded (2003) by A_Dontigny.


Sine Fiction XIV: Roadside Picnic (2004) by Jos Smolders.

Previously on { feuilleton }
The Ticket That Exploded: An Ongoing Opera
A playlist for Halloween: Drones and atmospheres



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