Bradly Brown
Posts Tagged ‘Music’
SOUNDGAZING
SOUNDGAZING

As the compact disc approaches its obsolescence as a consumer item, the promise of “perfect sound forever” eclipsed in the blink of two decades, its shimmery surface and palm-sized economy have never been more purposeful as an artistic medium.

JOHN FAHEY
JOHN FAHEY

A collusion of folk, blues, ethnic and modern classical methods, Fahey’s music suggests both the trickster and the shaman, and has attracted a cult of musician followers over the years, ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime.

IMPALA EARDRUMS
IMPALA EARDRUMS

IMPALA EARDRUMS : A RADIUM SAMPLER, 2008
Credit: Art director, graphic design, photography
Artwork:As Impala Murder…,2008, salt water on car door, 39.5″ x 37″

GUITAR TRIO IS MY LIFE!
GUITAR TRIO IS MY LIFE!

Utilizing multiple electric guitars and a single chord, 1977’s “Guitar Trio” is composer Rhys Chatham’s signature work, and a euphoric, minimal-punk classic. It’s an inspired amalgamation — the droning, shimmering harmonics of John Cale and Tony Conrad fused with the power and fury of the Ramones

Melissa St. Pierre “Fig. VIII”
Melissa St. Pierre "Fig. VIII"

Melissa St. Pierre “Fig. VIII”
From the CD Specimens, TOE-CD-814
Release date: June 17, 2008

ROCK POSTERS
ROCK POSTERS

Various posters for a variety of rock n’ roll shows.

WOODY GUTHRIE: THE LIVE WIRE
WOODY GUTHRIE: THE LIVE WIRE

2008 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER
Woody Guthrie, The Live Wire, 2008
Credit: Photographer
In 2001, The Woody Guthrie Archives received 2 spools of wire recordings from a live Woody Guthrie performance held in Newark, New Jersey in 1949.

MEGAFAUN, Bury The Square
MEGAFAUN, Bury The Square

From the vibrant Southern quasi-capital of Durham emerge Megafaun, wearing earnestness across the chest and abstraction along the sleeves. They pour forth dulcet harmonies, as seeking vocals tug banjo lines up the Appalachian mountains;