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Brian Eno's Obscure Records

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 July 2012

Stuart delves into the back catalogue of Brian Eno's short lived record label Obscure Records.

Eno was best known for his pop music past when Obscure was active and the label was instrumental in bringing experimental artists to a wider audience.

From haunting vocal pieces to rhythmic instrumentals the featured composers include John Cage, Harold Budd and Michael Nyman.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Brian Eno

    Brian Eno The Lion Sleeps Tonight

    Island Records

  • Image for Penguin Cafe Orchestra

    Penguin Cafe Orchestra Penguin Cafe Orchestra Single

    Music From The Penguin Café, Obscure

  • Image for John Cage

    John Cage Experiences No. 2

    Voices And Instruments, Obscure

  • Image for Jan Steele

    Jan Steele All Day

    Voices And Instruments, Obscure

  • Image for Harold Budd

    Harold Budd Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord

    The Pavilion Of Dreams, Obscure

  • Image for Harold Budd

    Harold Budd Butterfly Sunday

    Obscure

  • Image for David Toop

    David Toop The Chairs Story

    New And Rediscovered Musical Instruments, Obscure

  • Image for Max Eastley

    Max Eastley The Centriphone

    New And Rediscovered Musical Instruments, Obscure

  • Image for John White

    John White John White - Son Of Gothic Chord

    Machine Music, Obscure

  • Image for Brian Eno

    Brian Eno Brutal Ardour

    Discreet Music, Obscure

  • Image for Michael Nyman

    Michael Nyman 1 100

    Decay Music, Obscure

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