Tagged: John Cage


Staff Selects Playlist: Brian Eno’s Big Ship

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED September 27, 2012 1:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

John Cage’s 49 Waltzes for the Five Boroughs Goes Viral

In 1977, New York composer John Cage received a commission from Rolling Stone to create a work of art inspired by his hometown, to be published in an issue celebrating the magazine’s relocating to New … read more »

POSTED September 5, 2012 4:45PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: ,

Attn Nerds: Fake Blood Remixes John Cage, Rethinks Silence

In 1952, John Cage first performed his piece “4’33,” in which he sits down at a piano for four minutes and 33 seconds and doesn’t play anything. As part of a Facebook prank turned reality, … read more »

POSTED December 21, 2010 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Stream: LHF Collective, EP2 The Line Path EP

Alex Ross wrote a characteristically thoughtful re-examination of John Cage in a recent issue of the New Yorker, musing on his uncomfortable place in the music world, his prescience about the rise of electronic music … read more »

POSTED October 15, 2010 4:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

All Is Wild, All Is Silent

In my estimation, Balmorhea are named after Balmorhea, TX (population: 500) or the town’s adjacent lake. Both capture the band’s essence: the minute town suggesting the band’s intimacy, and the lake conveying its natural purity. read more »