Re: A list of artists always in the Clearence Bins of record stores
Apr 07, 2012, 09:33
Dog 3000 wrote:
Another fave (in fact I may even write an Unsung review for one of these I have become attached to): "Environments" records (psychoacoustic science helps you relax with sounds of the ocean, etc. Improves your memory! Cures acne! Turns you into a nine year old hindoo boy, and it'll do your taxes too!)
I've been wondering who Environments was by for years, thought it was a modern classical work cos Christgau compared Metal Machine Music to it.
Now it makes sense with what you're saying.
"Metal Machine Music [RCA Victor, 1975]
Lou's answer to Environments has certainly raised consciousness in both the journalistic and business communities. Though it is a blatant rip-off, it is not--philistine cavils to the contrary--totally unlistenable. But for white noise I'll still take "Sister Ray." C+"