Arto Lindsay

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Arthur Morgan "Arto" Lindsay (born May 28, 1953) is an American guitarist, singer, record producer and experimental composer. He first achieved recognition as part of New York no wave group DNA in the late 1970s.

He has a distinctive soft voice and an often noisy, self-taught guitar style consisting almost entirely of extended techniques, described by Brian Olewnick "studiedly naïve ... sounding like the bastard child of Derek Bailey"; his guitar work is contrasted frequently with gentler, sensuous Brazilian music themes.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Pretty Ugly Peter Scherer & Arto Lindsay 1
1996 Mundo Civilizado Arto Lindsay 1
1996 O Corpo Sutil (The Subtle Body) Arto Lindsay 1
1997 Noon Chill Arto Lindsay 2
1999 Prize Arto Lindsay 1
2002 Invoke Arto Lindsay 2
2004 Salt Arto Lindsay 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 Encyclopedia of Arto Arto Lindsay 2

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Hyper Civilizado Arto Lindsay 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Form or Function DJ Spooky + Arto Lindsay 1
Reentry Arto Lindsay 1

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