The Steampunk Empire

The Crossroads of the Aether

Edward Lacy
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  • Dayton, OH
  • United States
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Airship Ambassador and Edward Lacy are now friends
Sep 10, 2013
Edward Lacy replied to Balogun Ojetade's discussion Do Black People Really Read This Stuff? II: Science Fiction, Steamfunk & More! in the group The Cog of Acceptance
"This is slightly off topic from steampunk but it does involve time travel and Malcolm X. There is a great novel (now only available used: by Kent Smith called Future X. It is a compelling story about competing…"
May 27, 2013
Edward Lacy posted a status
"looking forward to the Caravan Palace show in Pontiac, Michigan, 30 June. electroswing band from Paris."
May 27, 2013
Edward Lacy commented on Lt. Sir Alexander Von Gitzinger's group The Dayton Steampunk Consortium
"Is this group still active? The most recent posts I see are several months old. If it is active, are there any meetings or events impending?"
Feb 8, 2013
Edward Lacy and Sir Ernest Octave Suszczynski are now friends
Feb 8, 2013
Edward Lacy joined Lt. Sir Alexander Von Gitzinger's group

The Dayton Steampunk Consortium

Welcome all who hail from the Gem City!
Mar 27, 2012
Edward Lacy replied to Nicholas Clifford's discussion Your favorite NON-steampunk music?
"I like a lot of ancient music, such as The Waverly Consort (their Iberian themed albums are especially compelling), Anonymous 4, Martin Best, Dufay Collective, Byzantine modal music and so on. I also dabble in renaissance songs. I enjoy Bach,…"
Feb 1, 2012
Edward Lacy replied to Jessie Desmond's discussion Is Tom Waits steampunkish?
"There are certainly some tracks on Swordfishtrombones, Rain Dogs, Big Time, Night on Earth, and Bone Machine that evoke Steam/Diesel sensibilities. But Never mind- just listen to it all. There is nothing else like this in this or any other timeline."
Feb 1, 2012
Edward Lacy replied to Jim Screwloose's discussion The future of Steampunk
"Well, I'm tempted to make the obvious quip (The future isn't what it used to be) but it occurs to me that the best traits of the Victorian weltanschauung pertained to their belief in progress, the perfectibility of human knowledge and…"
Feb 1, 2012
Edward Lacy replied to The Clockwork Dolls's discussion The Clockwork Dolls Instrumental Collection
"Although I love the vocals in your music, I have greatly enjoyed listening to these instrumental jewels. I especially love the use of harpsichord, and the subtle "gearshifting" that goes on with the tempo. The sense of textural timbre is…"
Feb 1, 2012
Edward Lacy is now friends with David Givens and Aloysius Fox
Feb 1, 2012
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Jan 6, 2012
Aloysius Fox left a comment for Edward Lacy
"Welcome to the Empire! Check this out, it's just down the road from you . . . "
Dec 27, 2011
Edward Lacy is now a member of The Steampunk Empire
Dec 26, 2011

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I am a musician, interested in all kinds of culturally peripheral music, including everything from electronic to mediaeval, folk to hip hop. Favorites include Dufay collective, King Crimson, xTc, Dresden Dolls, The Crass, Astrud Gilberto, Pink Floyd, Clockwork Dolls, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Elvis Costello, Brian Eno, various Goa Trance stuff, Danny Elfman, Bernard Herrmann, Bela Fleck, Ceelo Green, Camper Van Beethoven, The Monks of Doom, Yakuza Heart Attack, Deerhoof, Captain Beefheart, John Coltrane, Jethro Tull, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Afro Celt Sound System, Kate Bush, Dick Dale, Bo Hansson, Hawkwind, Loreena Mckennitt, DEVO, Man or AstroMan?, Maestro Subgum and the Whole, DJ Spooky. Waverly Consort, . . .you get the idea.
In literature I love Bruce Sterling's work, William Gibson, James Joyce, Tom Robbins, Kurt Vonnegut, Elliot Roosevelt, Hemingway, Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, Cynndara Morgan, especially her new Wolf in the Forest series, Jules Verne, others.
I live in Dayton Ohio, home of the Wright Brothers-we provided the brains, NC provided the hot air:) .
More on profile later. This is my real name.

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At 8:35am on January 6, 2012, Aloysius Fox said…

At 11:39am on December 27, 2011, Aloysius Fox said…

Welcome to the Empire! Check this out, it's just down the road from you . . .


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