White Heaven - Threshold Of The Pain / 4 Hours (In The Afternoon) - In the hands of somebody else Side A would be a pop song. The reverse is a gorgeous desert song all wrapped up in sustain until it feeds back. 7" relea...
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Terry Riley - Persian Surgery Dervishes (1972) (2x LP)
Persian Surgery Dervishes (2x LP) (1972, Shandar)
"This is one of my favourite works by Riley. It's comprised of two live concerts of solo electric organ, the first from '72 and the second from '71. Two different takes on the same composition. I find it both very warm and thoughtful, while still glistening with moments of jarring dissolution. It's quite trance inducing and I recommend some serious digging, my fellow astral beings!" - DD