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The journal of Darryl Hell

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See http://www.s6k.com, http://www.s6k.com/abstinence and http://www.livejournal.com/community/s6k/.

From http://www.s6k.com/people/hell.htm

Darryl Hell is a veteran mixed-media performance artist. Audio / Video performance, artistic management and entertainment promotion have been the focal points of his career.

Entertainment industry credits include:
- Director of A &R of Furnace Records, sf.usa
- Director of promotions for Silent Records, sf.usa
- Technical Director for chashama Arts Organization, nyc.usa
- Acquisition director of Urban Box Office Network, nyc.usa

He has produced entertainment events for more than 25 years.

As a performer his notables include:
- co-created the first MIDI-triggered drum cage for Emergency Broadcast Network ’s prototype video sampler
- co-produced the first On-line record release listening party
- created experimental performances/media under the name Abstinence since 1985 and Operation:Mindwipe since 1994
- He has been a self-taught DJ / soundscape experimentalist, composer since the age of 8.
- He reached national acclaim with his performances as a bicycle freestylist (1979 - 89). He choreographed and performed the first demonstrations to feature break dancers, BMX freestylers and live DJs. He co-designed the world's first trials / freestyle bicycle frame (1987) and created the first freestyle tricycle (1983).

His ISDN simultaneous multiple-location performance work (executed under the leadership of Virtual Melanin Inc.) is mentioned in “I’ll Make me a World,” a PBS documentary on the relevance of Black arts in shaping Black national culture and vision.

As founder of Sektor 6 Kommunikations, an international multi-media production artist network, he has produced over 14 years of production credits.

Under the name Real University, Hell creates and executes socio-political initiatives / events that are designed to create coalitions between artists and socially minded organizations.

Real University is currently working with such notables as;
Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney
Gil Noble (Like it Is - WABC-TV 7)
WBAI 99.5 fm NYC, Pacifica Radio Network
The "How Do I Look" Community Project
Breakthrough Technologies
Indy Media - New York
Elombe Brathe (Africakalidescope)
Millions for Reparations (African People's Market)
adolescents, amp, aphex twin, armand demille, bauhaus, bill moyers, billy bragg, black radio stations (pre-1980), blondie (1st 3-lp's), bmx freestyle, bob marley, buckminster fuller, bugs bunny, chuck chillout, consolidated, cspan, curtis mayfield, cynthia mckinney, dave grau, dead kennedy's, devo, dj denard, dj squirrel, dj's cycles, dr. demento, earth wind and fire, edgar winter group, edmund pettus bridge confrontation, einstürzende neubauten, ella baker, emergency broadcast network, emerson lake & palmer, emil beaulieau, empirical evidence, eric b. & rakim, fannie lou hamer, fear, frank zappa, freedom of information act, gang of four, gary null, george carlin, gil noble, greg palast, harlem renaissance, harry houdini, home care health workers, human rights workers-activists-artivists, james brown, janis joplin, jerry franklin, jimi hendricks, joy division, killing joke, kim cascone, kiss (to dynasty), kraftwerk, krs-one, lassigue bendthause, laurie anderson, led zeppelin, lightening bolt, m.d.c., malcolm x, mark yard, max headroom, meat beat manifesto, merzbow, meshuggah, michael moore, miles davis (his vision), mlk, muhammad ali, new model army, noam chomsky, non-aggression pact, not band), nurse with wound, p.o.v., parliament funkadelic, pbs, pneumatic detach, public enemy, pullman porters, queen (1st 4-lp's), ralph nader, richard pryor, rock world tv, rush, salvador dali, selected shorts, sisters of mercy, skinny puppy, square pusher, stanley jordan, stanley milgram, stevie wonder, survival research laboratories, t.s.o.l, tackhead, the b-52's (1st 2-lp's), the beastie boys, the beatnigs, the black panthers, the buzzcocks, the chromags, the church commission, the cure, the damned, the exorcist (the original), the mollin commission, the police (1st 2-lp's), the psychedelic furs, the simpson's, the weather underground, this american life, tiananmen square, tyrone thomas, underpaid domestic workers, van halen (1st 4-lp's), venetian snares, wbai fm, william s. burroughs, x