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Milan Knížák

An extremely controversial number in the Czech Republic, Milan Knizak is mainly known in the us for his regular membership in Fluxus in the 1960s-1970s. A overall performance artist, Knizak can be an artwork renegade who was simply banned from the Communist program and held in the fringes due to …

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Otomo Yoshihide

Improvisational guitarist, turntablist and composer Otomo Yoshihide was created August 1, 1959 in Yokohama, Japan; the boy of the engineer, as a kid he constructed his have radio and digital oscillator, so that as a teen started creating audio collages through open-reel tape recorders. During senior high school, Yoshihide performed …

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Martin Tétreault

In the later ’80s and early ’90s, Martin Tétreault was the quietest person in Ambiances Magnétiques, Montreal’s influential songs collective. He was offering unusual turntable collages towards the tasks of his co-workers and released several mind-boggling single albums. When minimal techno and experimental electronica strike the museums on the turn …

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Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay was the initial non-rap DJ to create an art from the turntable, treating the instrument as a way to rip songs apart, not bridge them together. A long-time associate of Downtown improv statistics John Zorn, Elliott Clear, and Butch Morris along with the Kronos Quartet, Marclay was motivated …

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