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Re: OT: Anybody know anything about Brian Harnetty & Bonnie "Prince" Billy's "Silent City" from 2009?


On Feb 17, 2013, at 3:59 PM, Art Simon <simart@gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's a link to a track on youtube:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=490dtacOMx8
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 3:44 PM, Art Simon <simart@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just curious if anyone else out there is as blown away and intrigued
>> by this album as I am. Just came across a track from this album on
>> internet radio today. Sounds like there might be some looping
>> involved, but I haven't seen any specifics on how it was produced.
>> From what I I find googling, Brian Harnetty is an English musicologist
>> who is very interested in Appalachian music and electronic music
>> production. Bonnie Prince Billy is a Kentuckian with a punk aesthetic.
>> The result is similar to what Satie might have done if he used
>> harmonium, drums, Appalachian folk music, electronics and samples. I'm
>> blown away.
>> http://www.amazon.com/Silent-City-Brian-Harnetty/dp/B002BEXF2I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1361144467&sr=8-1&keywords=silent+city+bonnie
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