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9/18 : Scrapbook of Chaulky White's art posted online.

9/7 : Original photo album of the odyssey that inspired 'SSES" 'SSES" "SSEY' found + posted on The Daily Noose.

9/5 : Sorry, forgot to update our BandCamp location info back to the US until now... for those interested in cassette versions of the unheard tapes or the Sleepingƒish XIV mixtape, they're available now in USD w/ reasonable (domestic) shipping. These cassettes are also available in our surplus select sale.

7/11 : In the name of art + bajo el nombre de anon I'm us, a.I. continues archiving their lives online w/ this pivotal chapter observing the solar eclipse in Mexico, July '91, representing the end of Telemachus's odyssey, in researching the forthcoming "SSEY' vol II.

6/14 : A bit belated, but Blake Butler's 1st book Ever turned a decade old earlier this year.

6/11 : To accomodate our smaller archival home we're having a surplus select sale—get bundles of books at a discount—2 for $15, 5 for $30 or 8 for $40.

5/26 : we had a moving IN sale at our new Calamari HQ in DC, purging excess possessions + selling some overstocked Calamari titles for cheap... yes, that means we've officially relocated back.

4/13 : In addition to retroactively archiving all his journals on The Daily Noose, Derek White is also posting his dream logs, that seeded Poste Restante + other of his works.

2/28 : review of Ark Codex ± 0 that we didn't know about until now in Her Royal Majesty.

2/27 : Calamari Archive's Info architeXture + d-Zine studIO is now open for bizness.

2/18 : Sound Furies videos for SpqR + The Daily Noose.

2/8 : The Unheard Tapes is now on Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, etc.

1/24 : Daily Noose #619: On failure, failing better, Faust, freedom + the currency to be uncool (w/ free DLs for Sound Furies un).

1/22 : Sound Furies video for "no parole".

1/11 : Sound Furies un is on Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, etc.

1/11 Sound Furies reviews in Grotesqualizer + Left Bank Magazine.

1/7 : rewinding the Sleepingfish XIV mixtape on The Daily Noose.

1/5/2019 : 5¢ense is rebooted as The Daily Noose, w/ more of a music journihilism bend.

12/24/2018 : release the hounds—the album un by Sound ƒuries is here.

11/2 : Feliz dia de los muertos, here's a dbook of ma(i)ze Tassel Retrazos (2005).

9/20 : Sleepingƒish XIV mixtape is now available. For folks in the U.S. wanting the cassette, order before Oct 12 + pay only domestic postage (after that it will be international rate).

8/31 : sneak peek at 2 songs from forthcoming Sound ƒuries project (end of post).

6/26 : The dbook (PDF) of Sleepingfish 0.75 is now online. Enjoy.

5/16 : Peter Markus is doing his online workshop again this summer, in "3-day blows" between June 24 + Aug 22. Contact us for more info.

4/15 : economy of words 2017.

5/4 : A Raft Manifest reviewed in decomP.

4/3 : the 7th + final unit (A Miscellany of Malpractice) of The Gotham Grammarian has been posted. The complete unabridged version is now online.

3/9 : "Confessions of a Cassette Head: Redubbing The Unheard Tapes" in Quarterly West.

3/9 : Unit 6 (Punctuational Punctilio) of The Gotham Grammarian is now online, apologies for the delay.

2/29 : the unheard tapes on Sleepingfish, final post of the current online series. Now considering submissions for Sleepingfish XIV: a mixtape of music to be issued on cassette.

2/20 : In the spirit of the Maphattan Project, Cal A. Mari + his bedder-½ embark on RomeRioni, wherein they roam each rione of Rome, street by street.

2/8 : Flown & Canoodling by Maxwell Isaac Starr Oginz on Sleepingfish.

2/2 : The Unheard Tapes reviewed in Divide and Conquer.

1/22 : The Unheard Tapes reviewed by Beach Sloth.

1/15 : Calamari inventory is being shipped across the pond, so we will not be fulfilling direct orders for the next 6 weeks. When the books resurface we will fulfill orders from Rome (so postage will be cheaper for Europeans + more expensive for Americans). As always, books are available thru Amazon, SPD, etc.

1/8 : The Revisionist reviewed (in Italian) in Altri Animali.

1/8 : Unit 5 (The Comma-ist Manifesto) of The Gotham Grammarian is now online.

1/2 : Call for audio submissions: issue #14 of Sleepingfish will be a mixtape.

1/1/18: Eggs from Lord of Chaos by Drest the Elder up on Sleepingfish.

12/30/17 : The unheard tapes is now available. Thru January 2018 the cassette version will ship from the U.S., after that it will ship from Italy.

12/24 : Calamari Archive is defecting back to Rome in a few weeks. Please help us liquidate our inventory by getting a chef's selection, or contact us for overstocked books available for $2.

12/1 : Index of the Nameless by Salvatore Fendano up on Sleepingfish.

11/15 : Calamari Archive is now putting out music in cassette format, starting w/ the unheard tapes. The cassette will be available ~Jan 15, 2018, but in the meantime you can preview it on bandcamp (or get the digital version).

11/15 : Unit 4 of The Gotham Grammarian is online.

10/12 : A Raft Manifest launches from Rome.

10/11 : The Red Barn reviewed in deComp.

10/4 : The Rolodex Happenings by Guy Sutter up on Sleepingfish.

10/1 : Unit 3 of The Gotham Grammarian is online.

9/19 : Robert Lopez + Peter Markus in conversation in Fanzine.

9/17 : Calamari Archive was at the Brooklyn Book Festival, sharing table #449 w/ Black Sun Lit.

9/9 : Dennis Cooper loves A Raft Manifest.

9/5 : 3 of Derek White's cassette releases from the late '80s have been archived on 5cense: The Ethereal Aether, Whorl + Starfisheye.

9/1 : The 2nd Unit (of 7) of The Gotham Grammarian is online.

9/1 : Circuit up on Sleepingfish.

8/27 : Kevin Ryan reviews The Gotham Grammarian.

8/6 : The 1st unit (of 7) of The Gotham Grammarian (unabridged) is now online. The other 6 will be serialized once a month.

of 8/3 : The Thing Speaks for Itself up on Sleepingfish.

7/27 : As of today, Calamari Archive + Sleepingfish will only publish anonymous or pseudonymous works.

7/25 : Sent A Raft Manifest to the printer. In the meantime here's chapter 12 up on Sleepingfish.

7/13: Nat Baldwin read at the Pitchfork music festival.

7/11 : cover, introductory pages + lexicon for the forthcoming A Raft Manifest.

7/5 : The Red Barn reviewed in Diagram.

5/21 : new work by Gary Lutz up on Sleepingfish.

5/17 : Interview with Nat Baldwin in Vol 1 Brooklyn on creating The Red Barn.

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Sound ƒuries

Sleepingƒish XIV (mixtape)

the unheard tapes
unknown artist

A Raft Manifest

The Red Barn
Nat Baldwin

J'Lyn Chapman

The Gotham Grammarian
Gary Lutz

Julie Reverb

Chaulky White

The Luminol Reels
Laura Ellen Joyce

The Blast
David Ohle

The City Moon (archived online)

The Static Herd
Beth Steidle

Travel Notes (From here—to there)
Stanley Crawford

Deep Ellum
Brandon Hobson

Niceties: Aural Ardor, Pardon Me
Elizabeth Mikesch

The Becoming

Sleepingfish 12

The History of Luminous Motion
Scott Bradfield

{ untitled : under the auspices }
sturnus vulgaris

Ark Codex ±0

Sister Stop Breathing
Chiara Barzini

Gary Lutz

A Mortal Affect
Vincent Standley

Boons & The Camp
David Ohle

Blake Butler

Derek White

David Ohle

Stories in the Worst Way
Gary Lutz

James Lewelling

The Hour Sets

Michael C. Boyko

Vaast Bin: n Ephemerisi

Michael Peters

Part of the World

Robert Lopez


The Revisionist

Miranda Mellis


Poste Restante

Derek White

Good, Brother

Peter Markus

The Night I Dropped Shakespeare On The Cat
John Olson


James Wagner

ma(I)ze Tassel Retrazos
by Derek White & Carlos M. Luis

Land of the Snow Men

George Belden (edited by Norman Lock)

The Singing Fish

Peter Markus

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