Program #31

For this 1986 From the Vaults program on New Sounds, experience irresistibly potent and alternately crushing music for various “extended techniques” involving the guitar. With psychededlic and furiously abstract stuff from Terje Rypdal to the power of Glen Branca’s massive minimalist guitar army, there’s thrill and chill. Hear ambient melodies from Brian Eno, as well as the looping creations that he and Robert Fripp produced. Plus, music from Bill Frisell and downtowner-cum-Californian Paul Dresher.

PROGRAM #31 Extending the Guitar (10/20/1986)





Terje Rypdal

After the Rain

Like a Child, Like a Song

ECM 1083

Brian Eno

Before & After Science

Energy Fools the Magician Through Hollow Lands

EG ENO-4, re-released by Astralwerks, and available on*


Cold Blue Sampler

Wonder’s Edge

Cold Blue L-10, out of print, but more info about the composers at:

Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

Evening Star

Wind on Water

EG #EGS-103, available at*

Paul Dresher

Private tape

Dark Blue Circumstance

Released on New Albion 53

Maciunas Ensemble

Music for Everyman

A Wide White World

AR 028605 1986 LP. Out of print.

Bill Frisell

In Line

In Line

ECM 1241 OR

Glenn Branca

Symphony #3

Gloria, excerpts

Neutral N-4 LP. Re-released on Atavistic Records, ALP8CD

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