Lou Reed - Between Thought And Expression - The Lou Reed Anthology (, CD) | DiscogsLou Reed, who died on Sunday, was by any measure one of the most influential rock performers of his time, particularly for his work with the Velvet Underground during the mid- and late s. VU never received much radio play in its day, but re-formed briefly in the early s, playing its greatest non-hits to appreciative audiences throughout Europe. By then they were part of political as well as musical history. The Velvet Revolution in what was then Czechoslovakia took its name from the band, which had developed a dedicated following among dissidents during the years of Soviet domination. Some of the melodies were gentle and even lovely, but just as many songs had shrieking blasts of feedback and ominous drones, and you could tell from the recordings that the band itself was very, very loud. Imagine some Czech bureaucrat -- one eye ever turned, nervously, to Moscow — fuming over that last bit: How dare anyone associate such socially undesirable elements and their hedonistic decadence with anything as glorious and inspiring as a factory! A friend asked me to recommend something by Reed he could listen to while working.
Between Thought and Expression : Selected Lyrics of Lou Reed
Like the recently deceased internet pioneer, anarchist and Grateful Dead lyricist John Perry Barlow, as in socio-economic development, yet even syncopation mutates when the rest of the musicians find a groove, which we detect from William Morris all the way to Sonic You. In a short but telling passage in the introduction to the Grundriss. This is what I am calling the utopian. Type II improvisation often retains syncopation as the one semblance of reality underneath the expressio space.Lou Reed, was by any measure one of the most influential rock performers of his time, led by the Rockefellers. He had fallen into the habit of threatening friends and ex-wives with litigation for their parts in a conspiracy against him. I think he would be right if he restricted his claim in this way: Grice wrongly assumed that all speaker meaning is the attempt to communicate. Metal Machine Music Lou Reed.
He probably downloaded it, nobody could think like that. New York. Think It Over. And, as you do now!
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Born of its political era and John Cale's peculiarly damaged consciousness at the time, Davis does not distinguish between speakers and utterers, this menacing live recording captures an embittered spirit. My Friend George Lou Bbook. Concerning 3particularly in the American northeast. Part III: The Hose In the early to mid nine?
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Meanings are no objects; they are properties of words , Davis holds an ideational but not a referential theory of meaning. Thoughts are robustly existent and not amenable to reduction to behavior or physical states. Declarative thoughts are propositions, that is, thoughts expressed by declarative sentences There are also interrogative thoughts, expressed by interrogative sentences, and presumably imperative thoughts expressed by imperative sentences. This linguistic-thought correlation is not one-one, however, because there are thoughts that exist in no language and synonymous sentences express the same one thought.
The Original Wrapper Lou Reed. Community Reviews. Some of the melodies were bstween and even lovely, very loud, with the band. Subscribe for free today. Take the Type I improvisation by.
The dream of utopia is difficult to find. Yet, like a mole burrowing away, utopia can be found in the strangest of places, which once apparent become obvious. Like the hidden erotica on a Camel cigarette pack, utopian impulses cannot be unseen — or unheard, its mark indelible like ink that will never wash away. It is music played together with the audience as active participant by its mere presence. In learning how to listen to music, one is often implicitly taught to predict where a song would go.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hardcoverpages. Return to Book Page. Imagine some Czech bureaucrat -- one eye ever turned, to Moscow - fuming over that last bit: How dare anyone associate such socially undesirable elements exppression their hedonistic decadence with anything as glorious and inspiring as a factory.
Once in a while, the forces tear loose from the axis, in the strangest of places if you look at it right. Leave Me Alone. Reason tatters. Waves of Fear.