Posts Tagged: Arthur Russell

Sound & Vision: Arthur Fournier

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Allyson McCabe talks with Arthur Fournier, an independent dealer of books, serials, manuscripts, and archives, about how he developed his niche, and how digital access has both enriched and complicated the work of archiving and collecting.

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The Palm Tree Falls into the Sea

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We regularly turn to Aquarium Drunkard for its mixtapes, and this week the site has released another perfect moodscape for the season. The Palm Tree Falls into the Sea: An August Mixtape is the end-of-summer jammer you’re searching for, with songs from Alice Coltrane, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Chuck Berry, the Raincoats, Lucinda Williams, Arthur Russell, Brian Eno… just […]

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Swinging Modern Sounds #74: A Social Practice

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Everywhere there is sterling musicianship, of the original, unexpected sort.

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This Week in Posivibes: Arthur Russell

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A new treatise on the importance of the genre-melting artist has been published by the New York Times, inspired by the New York Public Library’s acquisition of Arthur Russell’s archives. The acquisition itself is massive, sprawling, and difficult to catalogue, according to the NYT piece: [It] includes a thousand-or-so reels, cassettes, DATs, Beta and VHS tapes with hundreds […]

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Soulful Videos for a Soulful Sound

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UbuWeb’s got some sonically-stimulating films of musician Arthur Russell, directed by Phill Niblock. This one is the first of a series of two films (20-30 minutes long), a soulful visual experience reminiscent of the sound of Russell’s music. There are multisensory reasons to check this out.

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