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John Cage à la death metal

Jenna Simeonov

We love everything about this video. Austrian death metal band Dead Territory has recorded John Cage’s 4’33”, including their own original intro. It’s a great mix of respectful and funny (is it supposed to be funny? Maybe that’s part of the aleatory). Kudos to these guys for staying true to their own style, for honouring the piece’s three movements, and for sheer straight-faced commitment.

To be clear, their 4’33” cover is a pretty big departure from their own music. Check them out on Twitter), Facebook, and YouTube.


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