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It Swung Back and Forth, Back and Forth Until Forever Then It Stopped and It Howled Endlessly

Dave Allen
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32 × 32 × 0.2 cm

12” Maxi Single, edition of 1000.

In 1968 Steve Reich premiered ‘Pendulum Music’ at the Whitney Museum of American Art. ‘Pendulum Music’ involves suspended microphones swinging over speakers to create phasing feedback tones and was on that occasion performed by Richard Serra, James Tenney, Bruce Naumann and Michael Snow. ‘It Swung Back and Forth…’ connects Reich’s avant-garde minimalism to contemporary noise music via Pete Townshend and Jimi Hendrix.

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