my life of exciting e-mails

December 12, 2002 at 9:13 pm Leave a comment

Here ya go:
E-Mail One
yeah it’s the ambient thing tonight. andrew “i can’t make it to my own gig” jones.

ha ha ha.

 Andrew Jones wrote:

it’s not that ambient night is it?
i’m supposed to dj at that thing.
going to aka for the hip-hop night with emily.
gonna see if i can catch another opening act for the botanica show case.


On Thursday, December 12, 2002, at 05:15 PM, FredEx wrote:

> are you going to the peacock room tonight? i’ll be there at around
> 12:00 or so.
>  Andrew Jones wrote:
> I’ll see what the social is going music wise that week.
> my geuss would be jason has something already lined up for that week…
> –
> a
> On Thursday, December 12, 2002, at 04:06 PM, FredEx wrote:
> > how about on the back page with the ads that say :
> >
> > you can make 1000/week having sex and smoking pot with people that
> you
> > don’t know! call toll! free ….
> >
> >  Andrew Jones wrote:
> >
> > Sez their out of space. Perhaps you can think of a different
> department
> > than music?
> >
> > –
> > A
> >
> >
> > On Thursday, December 12, 2002, at 11:33 AM, FredEx wrote:
> >
> > > we’ll work ’em. there needs to be an article.
> > >
> > >  Andrew Jones wrote:
> > >
> > > Hey Fred,
> > > Pitched an article on Kid 606 to Jason F. at the weekly, but it’s
> n! o
> > > go. Kid 606 will be mentioned in the notable noise section though.
> > >
> > > Later,
> > > Andrew Jones
> > >
> > >
> > > Phone: 407-927-7607
> > > AIM: LiminaL18
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >! >

E-Mail Two
Attn: Andrew Jones
My name is Michael Barclay and I’m the Associate Editor of Exclaim!. Sorry for the delay in responding to your writer inquiry from a couple of months, but I’m just getting around to the backlog now. Please find attached a letter explaining how things work at Exclaim!, and please get back to me if you have any questions.
Michael Barclay
Associate Editor, Exclaim!
Good day and thanks for your interest in Exclaim! Magazine.

E-Mail Three
* * * Final Notice * * *
Hello Andrew l Jones:

This is your last chance. Your eBay account E1043562 aljones15 is long overdue. You have received many requests to settle your balance of $11.75.

Your account is now suspended from the User Community. If you use other eBay accounts, they will be terminated.

Won’t you rejoin the eBay User Community? If this unpaid balance is the reason for your suspension, then your payment will return you to active status – it’s as simple as that. Please make your payment today.

If you fail to respond to this payment request, eBay may use all legal means necessary to obtain payment of this debt, including the use of professional collection services and attorneys.
I had no idea ebay was so forceful. blockbuster once hired a collection service to get me to pay over due charges.

E-Mail Four

Congratulations editors, writers, designers and artists of Issue 00, Construction!
Most of you already know that you are included or have been an integral part of our premiere print issue of Hive magazine. This e-mail is to remind those who know and inform those who don’t.
The launch party is this Saturday, Dec. 14th, 8 pm – 2 am at Luft Gallery, (1192 Queen St. W). There will be art, prizes, 16 mm films by Balint Zsako, a LEGO table, DJ’s Greg Clow, Mandra and Futomaki, and of course beverages abound!
For those who live out of town and haven’t already, please send your snail-mail address to receive a copy of the magazine.
See you Saturday!
Richelle and Pol

E-Mail Five
From: manteis
Date: Wed Dec 11, 2002 5:24:40 PM US/Pacific
To: Andrew Jones
Subject: Re: ambience

i ordered my tibook 1ghz/512mb/superdrive today…

and uh… your date at stardust enlightened me as to
what ladies from her country use as tampons…raw
cotton “chunks”… quite the interesting
conversation… 🙂

all smiles,
— Andrew Jones wrote:
fine by meze.
Will brings two CDs to mix.
itunes is fucking up a lot all of a sudden.


On Wednesday, December 11, 2002, at 02:44 PM,
manteis wrote:


ambience= rhett garrow raphael cugin r. garcia a.

this is awesome…

any preference of order? set order??? battle

tag team?

there will be 2/3 cd decks (scott’s and bill’s)
my tables/mixer… jbl eons

i’m thinkin laptops and keyboards should skip on
trip (due to inputs…less gear the better)


“return to the source”

E-Mail Six
From: Wire Advertising
Date: Wed Dec 11, 2002 5:17:46 AM US/Pacific
To: Andrew Jones
Subject: Wire

That sounds great.
I will pencil you in for the February issue…. On sale from 23 January : Copy deadline 6 January. I will send you a reminder slightly nearer the time.

Please make sure that our reviews department (Chris Bohn reviews editor) gets a copy of the CD.

Also for our records…what name shall I note you down under…and what address ?

All the best
Advertising Manager +44 (0)20 7422 5014
Fax +44 (0)20 7422 5011
THE WIRE Magazine: Adventures In Modern Music
2nd Floor East
88-94 Wentworth Street
London E1 7SA


Not sure if I got back to you.
We’re interested in the 1/9 ads at 100 pounds each for 3 months.
Be sure to check out 09 when he tours the U.K. with Machine Drum this month
with the beta bodega label. We’re releasing 09’s next full length in Feb.
We’ll probably wanna start running ads around then.


Also I’ve been wanting to publish my prolonged tractus of e-mails on for quite sometime. Here we go:
From: “miltos manetas”
Date: Sat Aug 3, 2002 11:41:32 AM US/Pacific
To: “Andrew Jones”
Reply-To: “miltos manetas”

user : guy
pass : debord

send comments

—– Original Message —–
From: “Andrew Jones”
Sent: Saturday, August 03, 2002 5:30 AM

I’m not Guy Debord
however I would like to look at this site.
I think it is probably neato

the goodbye


From: “miltos manetas”
Date: Sun Aug 4, 2002 8:42:26 AM US/Pacific
To: “Andrew Jones”

Thank you very much !
Yes, I was thinking of writing something in the source but I couldn’t find
the right words.
This website is like the portrait of a ghost: Guy Debord’s reflexion on a
white surface painted by white.
If you can write any interesting text in the source, I will be happy to
include it. It maybe fun such a collaboration in between strangers..

Miltos Manetas

—– Original Message —–
From: “Andrew Jones”
To: “miltos manetas”
Sent: Sunday, August 04, 2002 4:33 AM

your site has been up on my computer all day.
very inspiring in a way. an engaging tribute to Debord.
thought when i viewed the source you might have left some
comments there. I remember reading once that a situationist scrawled:
beneath the sidewalk lies a desert
that’s how I think of this work. the white being like concrete, the
source the desert beneath.



From: “miltos manetas”
Date: Sun Aug 4, 2002 9:34:50 PM US/Pacific
To: “Andrew Jones”

That’s so funny ! Thank you for the information . I don’t care to have it
white: I suppose that a ghost is more transparent than white.
It fits perfect !!!

ahhh the many loopholes of technology…

actully I love these loopholes : they reveal a second layer, something like
the subconsious of machines.


what is your job ?

—– Original Message —–
From: “Andrew Jones”
To: “miltos manetas”
Sent: Sunday, August 04, 2002 11:08 PM

Thanks for the offer and I’ll see what I can come up with.
Only today did I notice the separation between frames
both with white web pages, however I found an interactive
feature in your web site. I’m not sure if your aware of this, but doesn’t come up
white unless the default background color in internet explorer is set
to white. Here’s a few variations on the site:

If you want to ensure that the site stays white you have
to actually use a white image as your background or perhaps
if you specify the shade of white in hexidecimal
You might be able to impose universal white on all visitors.
ahhh the many loopholes of technology…

good luck and thanks for the mail,
Andrew Jones


From: “miltos manetas”
Date: Mon Aug 19, 2002 11:24:23 PM US/Pacific
To: “Andrew Jones”
Subject: Re: GUYDEBORD.COM with proto-types… dum dum dum

Thank you very much ! I used both ! Check it.

—– Original Message —–
From: “Andrew Jones”
To: “miltos manetas”
Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 6:15 AM
Subject: Re: GUYDEBORD.COM with proto-types… dum dum dum

Hey Miltos,

I’ve played around with a few ideas, here’s some mock ups of your
site with text in the source.
A few lines from DeBord’s On The Passage of a Few Persons through a
Rather Brief Period of Time. DeBord says,

They were interested in nothing but an adequate and concrete expression
of themselves.

It’s nice of course because your work plays on the concrete expression
of a self at the
very least, although arguably it might be an adequate expression and
hence be horribly
damned by the scorning wit of Guy DeBord. Regardless, as a work
it’s strangely affective, you encounter the blank page, you open up the
source, and
there lie these fitting lines. Here’s a mock-up of this one

My own words on the matter aren’t really that good, but here’s my own
attempt at fitting this multi-colored reflection of DeBord with a scrap
of text that perhaps meets the needs of the mystery and mistakes leaping
to thought and expression.

repetition is a poem of the press

This ambiguity is what interests me about these words, because like the
color of it is dependent on the viewer’s pre-conceptions and
pre-configurations in their browser and mind, both mentally and on the
hard drive, to make what they will. It can be a positive and hence an
affirmation of what has come after DeBord or as a negative. I don’t
think it works though as a piece of art, we are in need of more than
just intelligence to make expression. The mock page for this one is at:

Finally, I went ahead and plastered some of The Society of the Spectacle
into the html. It doesn’t work at all.
However if your morbidly curious you can check out:

and in English

Thanks for the response and good luck in your future endeavors.
sorry if my last e-mail was to pseudo-intellectual, but I suppose
that is an accurate description of me.
This game has given me much thought towards some other projects I’m
working on.
Perhaps your work is best simply as a portrait of a Ghost, silenced by
it’s revel
in color and by the way the world only continues to escalate towards the
spectacle, in lieu of trying to find it’s way back from it.

Andrew Jones


From: “miltos manetas”
Date: Tue Aug 20, 2002 11:30:14 AM US/Pacific
To: “Andrew Jones”
Subject: Re: GUYDEBORD.COM with proto-types… dum dum dum
Reply-To: “miltos manetas”

Thank you ! I am very happy with those words!

—– Original Message —–
From: “Andrew Jones”
To: “miltos manetas”
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 5:14 AM
Subject: Re: GUYDEBORD.COM with proto-types… dum dum dum

No shit man, that’s crazy.



Well I gotta head to Peacock one E.J. gets over here and showers.
It’s a charmed life.


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