Essays

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

“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).