Tag: Undergrounds

Velvet Underground’s Art Connections Showcased in Documentary – ARTnews.com

How would you describe the sound a refrigerator makes when it’s running? A whir, perhaps? For the experimental musician and artist La Monte Young, the 60-cycle electrical hum was something more: “the underlying noise drone of the city,” as he once described it. John Cale, who played alongside Young and later joined the Velvet Underground, pushed that line of thinking one step further. “What ...

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