Barnaby Smith

Barnaby Smith is a journalist, poet and musician based in northern New South Wales. He writes for Rolling Stone Australia, the ABC, Guardian Australia, The Quietus and the Big Issue, among others, and has published poetry in Best Australian Poems, Southerly, Cordite, FourW, Otoliths, Writ and more, and records music as Brigadoon.

Rhythm of Protest

Lawrence English

By Barnaby Smith — 10 April, 2019

For Lawrence English, sound is seeing. Or to put it more accurately, his work is predicated on the belief that analysing, repurposing, and even distorting sound can reveal hidden or obscured patterns behind cultural phenomena. Sound is a tool for searching. This thinking has always informed his varied (and consistently collaborative) career as an avant-garde…