Tony Conrad
b. 1940

Experimental musician and filmmaker Tony Conrad’s interest in developing new methods for employing sound in performance and film is a long-standing one. In the 1960s, he played violin in La Monte Young’s noise-music outfit the Theatre of Eternal Music (also known as the Dream Syndicate), whose members also included John Cage and the Velvet Underground’s John Cale. Conrad subsequently applied his experiments in early electric music to his films. For his landmark perceptual film The Flicker (1966), he even designed …

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Curried 7302 (1973)