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Review: Brian Eno “Music For Installations” 9 LP box set

by Editorial Staff in Music

by Paul Ashby After the piece had been running for about a week, I decided to do a bit of customer research and I went to the park with a translator and asked the old guys how they liked it. One of them said it was possibly a bit too loud. That’s my kind of listener. I turned the [ten CD] players down a little. Another said “I want this to be here all the time.” — Brian Eno Eno has been exhibiting immersive video, light, and sound installations since the mid-80s. Much of [...]


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