John Cale Biography (Wikipedia)
John Davies Cale, OBE (born 9 March 1942) is a Welsh musician, composer, singer, songwriter and record producer who was a founding member of the American rock band the Velvet Underground. Over his five-decade career, Cale has worked in various styles across rock, drone, classical, avant-garde and electronic music.
He studied music at Goldsmiths College, University of London, before relocating in 1963 to New York City's downtown music scene, where he performed as part of the Theatre of Eternal Music and formed the Velvet Underground. Since leaving the band in 1968, Cale has released 16 solo studio albums, including the widely acclaimed Music for a New Society. Cale has also acquired a reputation as an adventurous producer, working on the debut albums of several innovative artists, including the Stooges and Patti Smith.
- Julian Cope: "John Cale made me want to be an anarchist"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03xy5rl.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03xy5rl.jpg2016-06-11T07:00:00.000ZJulian Cope of The Teardrop Explodes and solo fame on how one John Cale gig changed his life...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03xybhh
Julian Cope: "John Cale made me want to be an anarchist"
- John Cale on revisiting his old album Music for a New Societyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03gz5h8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03gz5h8.jpg2016-01-29T16:11:00.000ZMark and Stuart talk to John Cale about reworking his 1982 album Music for a New Society.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03gz6qm
John Cale on revisiting his old album Music for a New Society
- John Cale: The Joy Of Drone Musichttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bdq13.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bdq13.jpg2014-11-09T09:35:00.000ZMusical pioneer John Cale (The Velvet Underground) talks about why he loves drone music.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02bdq1t
John Cale: The Joy Of Drone Music
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