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Glenn Branca

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Glenn Branca: The Ascension (99 Records 990011p — Import)*****

Review by Ralph Traitor, Sounds, 2 January 1982

GLENN BRANCA has accomplished with this debut release what others often strive in vain for over many years, that is, to catch the listener entirely ...

Glenn Branca: Riverside Studios, London

Live Review by Cynthia Rose, New Musical Express, 18 June 1983

ACCORDING TO his UK press release, Glenn Branca's work "demands (and always receives) superlatives". Hyperbole would be more accurate, but given the avalanche of attention ...

Glenn Branca: "Sometimes I Wished My Fist Was A Sledgehammer"

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, High Performance, Spring 1985

Can a microtonal man from Harrisburg, Pa., find happiness in the '80s when his music sounds like a well-tempered band saw? ...

Glenn Branca and Elliott Sharp: "We are the Reality of this Cyberpunk Fantasy"

Interview by Mark Dery, Mondo 2000, 1991

GLENN BRANCA and Elliott Sharp philosophize with a hammer. And an anvil. And a stirrup. The two New York composers take Friedrich Nietzsche, who subtitled ...

Glenn Branca's Guitar Symphonies

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, Guitar Player, February 1992

"THERE'S not one hardcore band in this country — I don't care how good it is — that can touch Mozart for hardcore," growls Glenn ...

see also Theoretical Girls


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