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American Highways

In this episode of American Highways, pianist Guy Livingston brings us music inspired by the current retrospective, in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, of Tinguely’s artworks. This eclectic playlist features The Talking Heads, The Velvet Underground, Harry Partch, Vanessa Lann, Hexnut, Eric Chasalow, John Zorn, Fred Frith, Lou Reed, and John Cale. Music inspired by machines!

Jean Tinguely – Machinespektakel
1 okt 2016 – 5 mrt 2017
Jean Tinguely staat bekend om zijn speelse, stoere machinekunst en explosieve performances. Alles moest anders, alles moest in beweging. Precies 25 jaar na zijn dood presenteert het Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam het retrospectief Machinespektakel: de grootste tentoonstelling van deze kunstenaar ooit in Nederland.


– Theme Music
Steve Reich. The Desert Music (1984)
First Movement (Fast).
Chorus of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas & William Carlos Williams.
Nonesuch Records 79101
– David Byrne
Houses In Motion
Talking Heads
Rhino Records R2 76488
– Eric Chasalow
Symphony of Popular Misconceptions (What Is Essential)
Eric Chasalow, electronics
Suspicious Motives Records 2015
Lou Reed
– Venus In Furs (Stereo Version)
The Velvet Underground & Nico
Verve 823 290-2
– Guy Livingston
raffinerie carrée “trop rapide, trop d’algues”
Guy Livingston, prepared piano
un-released, 2012
– John Zorn
Jeffrey Zeigler, cellist
Innova (ACF) 2014
– Fred Frith
First Riddle
Fred Frith & Ensemble Modern; Franck Ollu, cond.
WDR & Winter 910 044-2 LC 02829
– Lou Reed & John Cale
The Trouble With Classicists
Lou Reed & John Cale
Warner Bros/Sire 9 26140-2
– Harry Partch
Ring Around The Moon – Second Phase
John Schneider, Partch ensemble
-Vanessa Lann
Is a Bell… a Bell?
Isabelle Ettenauer, toy piano
Attacca ATT 2015146
– Trio Strakke Lucht
Erik De Clercq, Erik Langeveld, Martin de Ruiter
ThuisLabel 01
– Roger Kleier
Put One In His Brain
Roger Kleier, guitar, electronics
Rift CD 18
– T. Haake/F. Thordendal
The Exquisite Machinery of Torture
Hexnut Ensemble
Karnatic Lab KLR 013
– Tom Waits, arr. Ned McGowan
What’s He Building in There?
Hexnut Ensemble
Karnatic Lab KLR 013
– John Zorn
John Zorn’s Naked City
Tzadik ‎– TZ 7312