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Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance and interview with John Cale, 1966 September

Cale, John, 1942 Mar. 9-

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Title: Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance and interview with John Cale

Date: 1966 September

Physical Details: 2 sound cassettes : analog ; 1 hr., 34 min., 10 sec.

Description: Sound recording of live Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance in Provincetown, Massachusetts by Nico and the Velvet Underground, with sound from projected films, including Andy Warhol's films "Hedy" and "The Kiss." Seckler is heard discussing the films and performance occasionally during the show. Side 2 of cassette 2 begins with a 17-minute interview with John Cale, followed by about 8 minutes of blank tape, followed by more of the performance.

Sound during performance is distorted.

Creator: Cale, John, 1942 Mar. 9-

Forms part of: Dorothy Gees Seckler Collection of Sound Recordings Relating to Art and Artists, 1962-1976

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: John Cale and Dorothy Gees Seckler. Exploding Plastic Inevitable performance and interview with John Cale, 1966 September. Dorothy Gees Seckler Collection of Sound Recordings Relating to Art and Artists, 1962-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 13829