Brian Aspro - "Music For BBC 2 Documentaries" (Stick It In Your Ear Tapes! – Plug 18) 1982
Eno piss take part two?:what we have here is the most icy sterilised pastiche ever made. This is
supposed to be a tongue in cheek send up of Brian Eno and his ambient
series of records, but it sounds virtually nothing like those landmark
albums. It does remind one of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop around the
late seventies, lots of Integrated Circuit Records albums, and an awful
lot like (one of my very favourite synth bands) The Sea of Wires.Brian
Eno, got up peoples noses because he didn't seem to be able to play any
instrument,or write nice tunes. This ear marks the man as a near genius
in my book, and worthy of said title merely for the word "Non-Musician".
There are no oblique strategies cards at play here, but the music is
analogue synth heaven,and the "Joke" is so subtle that its almost
non-existent; which is a good thing,'cus comedy and music very rarely
sleep comfortably in the same bed; unless unintentionally of course.
Check out "Anyone Can Be Eno" from earlier in this blog,for another Eno