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Songs We Love: Peter Zummo, 'Song II: Left; On The Beat—Variations'

Discovered from 1984 rehearsal tapes, the downtown New York mainstay offers a gorgeous and loose piece of music with his quartet, featuring Arthur Russell on amplified cello.
Peter Zummo's Frame Loop is out now. Source: Kristopher Johnson

File this one under: "when genre walls collapse, the fusions are wonderful." Among the sidenotes to dance-music archivists' interest in the minimalist sounds of New York's 1970s and '80s downtown cult figures such as and Julius Eastman, is how it's brought the work of their colleagues, contemporaries and collaborators to light.

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