"The Singles" On MTV

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#1 Mon, 1996-10-07 07:55
Jim Fournier
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"The Singles" On MTV

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Subject: More avant-garde on MTV Date: 3 Oct 1996 13:58:55 GMT From: wdavis.irss@mhs.unc.edu (Walter Davis)

Well, it's the baseball playoffs which means I get to spend lots of time channel surfing between innings. So I stop by my good old friend MTV and they're doing that pointless MTV News thing. Lo and behold, what do we have but Kurt Loder recommending Sun Ra: The Singles, noting that Ra influenced bands from Pink Floyd (huh?) to Sonic Youth (huh?).

Most of us have heard about the Sonic Youth connection, but the Floyd reference was a new one for me, too.