What do you get when you unleash pianist/composer Sakamoto and noise merchant Lindsay on this early Rolling Stones track?
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WTF?! Wednesdays: Sonic Youth, “Pendulum Music, for 3 or more microphones, amps & loudspeakers” (1999)
I am more familiar with composer Steve Reich’s percussion/phase work — Six Marimbas, Piano Phase, Drumming — than his more out there material. I’d never even heard of “Pendulum Music” until Sonic Youth created a version of it for their Goodbye 20th Century record.
So there was this study which determined that there is a small fraction of the populace that derives no emotion from listening to music. The condition is called “anhedonia” and about five percent of the population is affected. For these people, music does not make them happy, they have no urge to tap their toe or sway to the music.Read More
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