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ANNETTE PEACOCK IN CONCERT

Artists Space and Blank Forms present pioneer composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist Annette Peacock in concert this month in Brooklyn. An associate of Ram Dass, Paul Bley, and Robert Moog, she was the first to use the Moog Synthesizer for vocal processing. Peacock’s last public performance in the city was at the Whitney in 2013. “Peacock struck out […]

RE-MAKE RE-MODEL

“I loved American music. From the age of about 10, every week you’d discover somebody new. I was very much into jazz. You know how English people are; there’s a certain amount of musical snobbery. I mean, I loved Little Richard and Fats Domino, but when I heard Charlie Parker for the first time, this […]

HEROES: DAVID BOWIE AND BERLIN

David Bowie moved to Berlin in late 1976 and stayed—on and off—for about two years. He recorded 32 songs for the “Berlin triptych”—Low, Heroes, and Lodger—but none of this dovetails too neatly: Low was started at Château d’Hérouville (“Honky Château”), outside Paris, and Lodger was recorded in Montreux. Only Heroes was made at Hansa Studios […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | NOV. 3-7, 2014

This week on the blog we visited Pentti Monkkonen‘s new exhibition; we saw Black Coffee; we listened Thursday Afternoon; and we passed by The Fondation Louis Vuitton.

BRIAN ENO – THURSDAY AFTERNOON