This song should explain why I’m on a huge Glenn Branca kick right now.
It’s one of the prettiest and most terrifying examples of what a conventional “rock band” line up can do.
LISTEN TO ALL 12 MINUTES.
John Cale, pre-Velvet Underground, on I’ve Got A Secret talking about his 18-hour performance of Erik Satie’s Vexations with John Cage, David Tudor and Christian Wolff.
This might be television’s greatest moment.
Also, John Cale was a hunk, if I may say so.