Tony Conrad

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Anthony Schmalz "Tony" Conrad (March 7, 1940 – April 9, 2016) was an American avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, composer, sound artist, teacher and writer. Active in a variety of media since the early 1960s, he was a pioneer of both structural film and drone music (or, as he has qualified, "The first non-bagpipe western drone music").

Support for Conrad's work came from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the State University of New York, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1972 Outside the Dream Syndicate Tony Conrad with Faust 3
1995 Slapping Pythagoras Tony Conrad 1
1997 Early Minimalism, Volume 1 Tony Conrad 1
2000 Inside the Dream Syndicate, Volume I: Day of Niagara (1965) John Cale, Tony Conrad, Angus MacLise, La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela 3
2003 Fantastic Glissando Tony Conrad 2
2003 Let's Trade Pants Tony Conrad / Andrew Deutsch 1
2006 An Aural Symbiotic Mystery Charlemagne Palestine & Tony Conrad 1
2010 Musculus Trapezius Tony Conrad / C. Spencer Yeh / Michael F. Duch 1
2011 Dreamweapon I Angus MacLise, Tony Conrad & Jack Smith 1
2011 Dreamweapon III Angus MacLise & Tony Conrad 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Joan of Arc Tony Conrad 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 The Japanese Room at La Pagode / May Gastr Del Sol / Tony Conrad 1

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