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Re: Current Listening, once againnnnn...
I was just reading a book called "Rock Names" about the origin of band's
"The Dream Sydicate" got there name from a Tony Conrad album......
At 04:05 PM 4/21/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Dave Trenkel wrote...
>So, I'm currently listening to what has to be the sickest loop CD I've
>heard in ages: Tony Conrad's Early Minimalism. 4 discs of overdubbed,
>looped, atonal violin drones. the piece "Four Violins" was recorded in
>1964, and it's 32 minutes of multitracked overdriven harmonics, sharp
>enough to peel paint at moderate volume. Fantastic stuff!
>MB: Wow Dave. Pretty tricky of you to take this in another direction. Do
>have kids? Can you say redirect?
>I forget who mentioned it but the Czukay/Walker disc "Clash" is pretty
>my usual listening, but disc 2 is really interesting. Are there any
>types doing this sort of thing? In dance clubs? Any suggestions would be
>I also have been listening to the Nels Cline Trio, "Ground" and that's a
>blend of straight ahead free jazz, with a heavy dose of Sonic Youth style
>injection. Nels and Thurston Moore also have a disc out called "The Pillow
>which is also interesting for aggressive ambience types.
>I listen to Terje Rypdal "EOS" (duo with cellist David Darling) at least
>times a week...