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Up from the Archives (CD)
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Gerard Malanga Up from the Archives (CD)
published in 2000
CD jewel case + booklet of photo portraits and poems by the artists
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Gerard Malanga's first hand documents from his personal archives, with unpublished music by various personalities.
This record contains rare documents with voices of Andy Warhol, Allen Ginsberg, the American poet Gregory Corso, Jack Kérouac, Willard Maas (some from unknown documents recorded by Malanga himself during the shooting of Warhol's films), a poetry reading at Leo Castelli Gallery in l964 (for the first exhibition of Warhol's famous “Flowers”), a conversation between William Burroughs and Malanga, about “Dreams”...
The record also contains unpublished music by Angus MacLise (Velvet Underground before Velvet Underground and La Monte Young Orchestra with John Cale and Tony Conrad) and new pieces by Iggy Pop and Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth). It ends with Gerard Malanga and DJ Olive, live at the “Cooler” of New York... The loop is looped.
Amercian poet, photographer and filmmaker, Gerard Malanga (born 1943 in New York) worked closely with Andy Warhol during the artist's most creative period in the mid-Sixties. His several books of poetry, ranging from chic death (1971) to Mythologies of the Heart (1996), have earned him worldwide recognition.