Friday, December 30, 2005

Sonic Youth | Brakhage

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Koncertas Stan Brakhage Prisiminimui

release date: December 6, 2005
recorded: 2003

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The sixth edition of the SYR series is a live recording of the April 12, 2003 benefit concert held at and for The Anthology Film Archives, the international center for the preservation, study, and exhibition of avant-garde and independent cinema. In addition to screening films for the public, AFA houses a film museum, research library and art gallery.

The event, which raised money for the Archives and celebrated the life and work of avant-garde film maker Stan Brakhage, featured Sonic Youth providing an improvised instrumental collaboration with silent Brakhage's films. The band performed with drummer/percussionist Tim Barnes (Essex Green, Jukeboxer, Silver Jews). Part of the proceeds of this CD will again benefit the Anthology Film Archives.

A typical track is about: 20+ minutes--
mp3 excerpt: Sonic Youth- "Koncertas Stan Brakhage Prisiminimui "


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