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Tony Conrad / Faust

OUTSIDE THE DREAM SYNDICATE Vinyl Record

$24.98
Tony Conrad / Faust OUTSIDE THE DREAM SYNDICATE Vinyl Record

Tony Conrad / Faust

OUTSIDE THE DREAM SYNDICATE Vinyl Record

$24.98

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Vinyl LP pressing. Digitally remastered edition. Violinist, composer and filmmaker Tony Conrad started his career in New York in the early 1960s. As a member of the Theater of Eternal Music (AKA The Dream Syndicate) alongside John Cale, La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela and Angus MacLise, he participated in now-legendary and often legendarily loud drone performances with many pieces having no beginning and no end. During a fateful trip to Germany in 1972, Conrad met with avant-rock visionaries Faust and made the very first record to bear his name. Outside The Dream Syndicate, originally released in Europe only in 1973, is a stunning debut. Two side-long tracks – ‘The Side Of Man And Womankind’ and ‘The Side Of The Machine’ - show just how far Conrad had moved beyond his minimalist peers. Werner Diermaier's repetitive drum beat and Jean-Hervé Peron's stripped-down bassline conjure a tense, ascetic groove, while Conrad's seamless violin, initially so controlled, reveals a surprising adaptability. The music shifts almost on a subliminal level, pushing and pulling to the drone's internal pulse. It is hard to imagine Conrad's trajectory from downtown Manhattan to a farmhouse in the German countryside that ultimately resulted in Outside The Dream Syndicate, yet no other record captures-so completely and instantly-the intersection of avant-garde and rock forms. Outside The Dream Syndicate remains ahead of and bracingly outside of its time. Include liner notes by musician Jim O'Rourke and author Branden W. Joseph.

Track List
  1. The Side Of Man And Womankind
  2. The Side Of The Machine


Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
Tony Conrad / Faust OUTSIDE THE DREAM SYNDICATE Vinyl Record

Tony Conrad / Faust

OUTSIDE THE DREAM SYNDICATE Vinyl Record

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