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Copernicus
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Joseph Smalkowski (AKA Copernicus) is a New York based poet and musician, who combines avant-garde poetry with improvisational music, with a wide range of influences (jazz, rock, experimental and electronic music). He usually collaborates with hired musicians and has released various records since the mid-1980s.
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http://copernicusonline.net
Related articles (3)
Releases on file (5)
Copernicus — Worthless! Copernicus — Worthless!
(Nevermore Inc. NCD2093, 2013, CD)
Copernicus — Disappearance Copernicus — Disappearance
(Nevermore Inc. NCD 2091, 2009, CD)
Copernicus — L’Étérnité Immédiate Copernicus — L’Étérnité Immédiate
(Nevermore Inc. NCD2094, 2005/2013, CD)
Copernicus — Deeper Copernicus — Deeper
(Nevermore Inc. NCD2087, 1987/2012, CD)
Copernicus — Nothing Exists Copernicus — Nothing Exists
(Nevermore Inc. , 1985/2010, CD)

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