eargasmus are ear orgasms for slam poetry fans. eargasms compilation cd combines slam poetry with the hip hop sounds of music producer's native sun and bwiz. apart from performance poet latasha natasha giggs & music poet mike ladd (see pictures) saul williams, sara jones, mos def, jessica care moore and company flow also feature on the album out on ozone music. although more and more slam poets launch their own hip hop records, there are still plenty venues with live poetry. nuyorican poet's café is an institution. brooklyn moon bar, bar 13 and café largo have slam poetry jamming sessions on designated days. recommended is zoe anglesey's poetry compilation, featuring many eargasmus artists.

listen up
edited by zoe anglesey
one word book, 1999
isbn 0-345-42897-8



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