Essays

“A Place Where the Unknown Past and the Emergent Future Meet in a Vibrating Soundless Hum: Thoughts on Energy and the Contemporary” in Energy and the Arts, ed. Douglas Kahn (MIT Press, forthcoming).

“Afrofuturism and Appropriation” in Afrofuturism, ed. Tobias Van der Ween (Wayne State UP, forthcoming).

“Laudanum” in The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails, ed. David Wondrich et al (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

“We’re Talking About Practice: Ten Non-Theses,” w. Gabriel Levine (Performance Philosophy, forthcoming).

The Replication of Ideology: A Conversation Between Adrienne Shaw and Marcus Boon“, Journal of Games Criticism, 2016.

On the Bowerbird, the Difunta Corea and Some Architectures of Sense: An Interview with Alphonso Lingis.” Scapegoat, Eros Issue, spring 2016.

“Between Scanner and Object: Drugs and Ontology in Philip K. Dick’s A Scanner Darkly,” in The World According to Philip K. Dick, eds. Alexander Dunst and Stefan Schlensag (Palgrave, 2015).

“Depropriation: The Real Pirate’s Dilemma” in Postcolonial Piracy, eds. Lars Eckstein and Anja Schwarz (Bloomsbury Press, 2015).

“Structures of Sharing: Depropriation and Intellectual Property Law”, Intellectual Property for the 21st Century: Interdisciplinary Approaches, ed. Madelaine Saginur, Teresa Scassa and Mistrale Goudreau (Irwin Law, 2014).

“From the Right to Copy to Practices of Copying” in Dynamic Fair Dealing: Creative Canadian Culture Online, eds. Rosemary Coombe and Darren Wershler, (University of Toronto Press,  2014).

“Meditations in an Emergency: On the Apparent Destruction of my MP3 Collection” in  Contemporary collecting: Objects, Practices and the Fate of Things, edited by David Banash and Kevin Moist (Scarecrow, 2013).

One Nation Under a Groove? Music, Sonic Borders and the Politics of Vibration“, in Sounding Out! (Feb. 2013).

Review of Semblance and Event: Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts in SCAPEGOAT: Architecture | Landscape | Political Economy 3 (2012).

“Digital Mana: On the Source of the Infinite Proliferation of Mutant Copies in Contemporary Culture” in Cutting Across Media: Interventionist Collage and the Politics of Appropriation, ed. Kembrew McLeod and Rudy Kuenzli (Duke UP, 2011).

Erik’s Trip“, Introduction to Erik Davis’ Nomad Codes: Adventures in Modern Esoteria (Yeti Books, 2010).

“John Giorno’s Buddhist Poetics of Transgression” in The Emergence of Buddhist American Literature ed. John Whalen-Bridge and Gary Storhoff (SUNY Press, 2009).

A Conversation: An exchange between David Sylvian & Marcus Boon” in Manafone (August 2009).

Sound Commitments: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties: A Review” in Signal to Noise 54.3 (Summer 2009).

Introduction to Subduing Demons in America: The Selected Poems of John Giorno, ed. Boon (Soft Skull, 2008).

On Appropriation” in CR: The New Centennial Review 7.1 (2007).

Introduction to Walter Benjamin’s On Hashish, trans. Howard Eiland (Harvard University Press, 2006).

Sublime Frequencies’ Ethnopsychedelic Montages” in Electronic Book Review‘s music/sound/noise issue (2006).

Philip Corner, Gamelan Son of Lion and ‘Gamelan in the New World” liner notes for The Complete Gamelan in the New World CD re-issue (Locust Music, 2004).

The Eternal Drone” in Undercurrents: The Hidden Wiring of Modern Music  ed. Rob Young (Continuum, 2003).

Dark Angels” in Hungry Ghost (2002).

Naming the Enemy: AIDS Research, Contagion and the Discovery of HIV” in Cultronix 4 (1996).