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Should music transcend context?

25th November 2020

In a world where artists curate their tracks so carefully, often crafting elaborate themes surrounding albums; can we separate music from its intended message? Fred Bruce looks at The Caretaker’s Everywhere at the End of Time, David Bowie’s Blackstar and Basinski’s The Disintegration Loops for answers. Rose-tinted or otherwise, we experience all art through the ...