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9/24 : Sound Fuires Tributary #14: «Red Nile».

9/16 : «Nimble sustainability: the ins + outs of indie book (+ music) publishing ala Calamari (vs. Tyrant)» on LitBoG.

19/14 : «HomeView» by Pete Stevens up on Sleepingfish.

9/10 : 2 more from Tributaries by Sound Furies: «Snake» + «Rom».

8/27 : «Fishkill» is Sound Furies tributary of the week, w/ artwork by MM.

8/25 : new on Sleepingfish: «Nuclear Forest» + «DreamTown USA» by Cecelia Chapman + Jeff Crouch.

8/20 : «Jordan»: tributary #19 off forthcoming Sound Furies album.

8/14 : Direct Select discount bundles of 2-3 books now available.

8/13 : Tributaries track #20: "Anacostia".

8/6 : Track #21 off Sound Furies' forthcoming Tributaries album: Manú.

8/1 : Finished archiving 1998–1999 on Life in the Blog of Ghosts.

7/30 : Sound Furies Tributary #22 "Sacramento".

7/28 : Reflecting on the journey of Calamari as we transfer the physical archive to Pittsburgh.

7/23 : Sound Furies Tributary #23: "Tiber".

7/16 : Video + liner notes for Sound Furies Tributary #24: "Styx".

7/12 : "Updates for Machines" by Federico Federici up on Sleepingfish.

7/9 : Sound Furies are releasing a track a week for the next 25 weeks from their new album Tributaries, w/ accompanying liner notes on 5cense.

7/3 : After giving away 10,000+ free dbooks during the pandemic, we put a paywall back up for most, sorry, and thanks to every 1 for the interest.

7/2 : "Begin with error," by David Greenspan up on Sleepingfish.

7/2 : Residue by MM/DD/2020 now available as dbook.

6/23 : Calamari Archive is on Twitter.

6/22 : Garielle Lutz has joined us in the Calamari wheelhouse.

6/17 : rubBEing David-Baptiste Chirot in meme-orandom (in lieu of the book we could never get out of him)

6/12 : "she: part I" by Leuci Cidae up on Sleepingfish.

5/1 : anon I'm us finished 1997 in their retroactive journihilistic archiving on Life in the Blog of Ghosts.

5/1 : Residue by MM/DD/2020 is officially released, available thru SPD, Amazon, etc.

4/27 : 2 "Known Aliases" + "The Unquestion" by Red Dust on Sleepingfish.

4/21: Early single from the forthcoming Tributaries album, a tribute to Giancarlo DiTrapano.

4/11: We're releasing Residue a bit early, the first 20 people who order it directly from Calamari will get a free 5" x 7" original print.

4/7 : Continued eulogy for G on Life in the Blog of Ghosts.

4/6 : The Believer posted a bunch of tributes to Giancarlo Ditrapano, including ours ("Dude, Where Did I Park My Motorino?").

3/29 : 2 by The Well Witcher in Sleepingfish 2020+.

3/17 : Excerpts from Residue in Heavy Feather Review.

3/14 : Kevin White's art + the Calamari HQ featured in Hyperallergic.

3/11 : The inventor of the cassette (Lou Ottens) has died, in honor we're giving out the unheard tapes for free (just "buy" the digital album for $0+ and provide us w/ your address).

3/3–3/7: In lieu of AWP (which we wouldn't attend anyway) we'll be virtually at the SMOL fair. They're giving out freebies + we'll be extra generous in our package deals (which includes the not-yet released Residue).

3/3 : 2 by Diego Goldstein up on Sleepingfish 2020+.

2/13 : The Clearing by Blair Hooper on Sleepingfish.

1/26 : Magnesium Dreams by G. Lish on Sleepingfish 2020+ (≠404).

1/26 : Sleepingfish 2020+ (≠404) has been seeded w/ recent (post 2020) + forthcoming Calamari works by anon I'm us, No One, Sound ƒuries + MM/DD/2020.

1/25: Posted the book trailer for the forthcoming Residue.

1/15: Submissions are now open for Sleepingfish 2020+ (≠404): "let sleeping fish lie".

1/1/2021: In anticipation of retroactively archiving our entire life online we've rebooted The Daily Noose as Life in the Blog of Ghosts.

12/29/2020: Sound Furies reviewed in Alt77.

12/24/20 (their 24th anniversary): Sound Furies announce the release of Herd of Birds.

12/23 : ... + the final track on Herd of Birds is "Dayzzz of Future Past". Tomorrow the album officially streets (tho u can get/stream it already on Bandcamp, SoundCloud + YouTube).

12/22 : Liner notes for "Sardines".

12/19 : 1st track on side 2: "Novus Ordo Seclorum".

12/18 : + the last track on side 1 is "Split Screen".

12/17 : "A Hued Grief".

12/16 : "Corvid Curve".

12/15 : "Aeolia".

12/14 : "Colony Cullapse," track 2 off Herd of Birds.

12/13: In anticipation of Herd of Birds being released on 12/24 we're blogging liner notes (w/ accompanying videos, lyrics, etc.) for each track daily for the next 11 days, in the order the tracks appear on the album, starting w/ "Rₒ".

12/12/2020 : 4ier X-forms is released.

12/11 : Calamari Archive doesn't just make + publish book art objects, we collect them.

12/5 : Completed 1994 in our journihilistic retroactive archiving on The Daily Noose.

11/30 : Complete rewrite of chapter 3 of thriver meme.

11/24 : "Colony Cullapse"—another single from the Herd of Birds album which will be officially released next month (though we have the vinyl in house + can be included in the Surplus Select Sale).

11/22 : After a year hiatus, thriver meme is back to writing itself, here's reboots of chapter 1 + chapter 2.

11/15 : The Microcosmic DC project is complete, wherein we travelled vicariously to every state in the U.S. (via state-named streets) + country of the world (via embassies) w/o leaving D.C.

10/30 : 4ier X-forms is at the printer. The book will be available 12/12/2020, in the meantime u can view/download the dbook (PDF) version.

10/24 : Another single to wet your beak from the forthcoming Sound Furies album—Novus Ordo Seclorum.

10/22 : The 4th + final in a series of 1-of-a-kind art book objects—4!×—is viewable as dbook. A selection from all 4 of these books will be re-assembled into a published book—4ier X-forms—4thcoming from Calamari.

10/4 : Finished archiving journals from 1993 on The Daily Noose.

9/24 : "Totem #9"—2nd single from the forthcoming Sound Furies album.

9/17 : iiiiiiiiiii is available as free dbook.

8/24 : We'll be releasing a single once a month until the new Sound Furies album Herd of Birds is released on 12/24/2020, hear is the 1st, "Mare."

8/21 : Finished the 1st leg of our Microcosmic DC project (walking all the state-named avenues) + are now embarking on the 2nd stage, the letter-named streets.

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Herd of Birds
Sound ƒuries

4ier X-forms
No One

i.0 + y.0 + iiiiiiiiiii + 4!×
No One

Textiloma; or, The Postmodern Epimetheus
anon I'm us

3.3 x 3.3 = S.S.
Sound ƒuries

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
by 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


David Ohle

Stories in the Worst Way
Gary Lutz

Part of the World
Robert Lopez

The Revisionist
Miranda Mellis

Good, Brother
Peter Markus


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