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a style of rock music that emerged in the 1970s

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Top to bottom, Mark Grist and MC Mixy bring Dead Poets |Deathmatch to Warwick Arts Centre; art-rock duo Prinzhorn Dance School head to The Tin at The Coal Vaults on Saturday and former prima ballerina Darcey Bussell is among celebrities heading to the Althorp Literary Festival at Althorp House, Northamptonshire
The art-rock legends delivered a set spanning their 40-year career, playing not just the popular hits such as Virginia Plain and Avalon but more experimental moments like the astounding For Your Pleasure.
Their best known album is 1969's Trout Mask Replica, and while it was not a commercial hit, it won critical acclaim and is still considered among the most prominent art-rock albums ever made.
Sprouting from the bohemian hub of Brooklyn, New York, in 2000, the three-piece have formed a cornerstone of the US art-rock movement releasing five records to universal acclaim.
In Beauty and the Brut, Fischerspooner's art-rock narrative score is fittingly tongue-in-cheek for Petronio's super-beautiful/super-nasty partnering.
After opening act The Matches had reminded us of the limitations of Franz Ferdinand-style art-rock and support band Forward Russia had reminded me why I never liked Simple Minds, Biffy produced 90 minutes of British music at its very best.
The Times They Are A-Changin' loses its barb as it becomes a velvety art-rock anthem, while All Along The Watchtower becomes a rock 'n' roll homage to Hendrix, but never sounds convincing.
For a band expressive enough to be, at a stretch, regarded as art-rock, it could be considered as a fantastically post-modern opening to what would otherwise be a thoroughly intense set.
A thoughtful new memoir about growing up in South Boston lovingly recalls Mission of Burma, the imaginative post-punk quartet whose bracing mix of punk, pop, art-rock and avant-garde had a brief but influential life span from 1979 to 1983.
Art-rock icon David Byrne and French producer Mirwais (Madonna's Music) also pitched in.
DAM's trajectory from obscurity to semi-fame to grudging acceptance from an elite micropublic of New Music and art-rock aficionados could serve as a cautionary fable.
Charlie did time in the legendary art-rock band The U-Men in the early to mid-'80s, and after they broke up went on to play in other bands while concentrating on his hobby of acquiring and fixing up old pinball games.
The new record is Rock Action, another art-rock collection that takes the spirit of Slint and throws it up with a more compact punch and classic edge inspired by Sonic Youth.
Held in New York City on March 19, this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honors bad-boy rockers Aerosmith, soul great Solomon Burke, doo-wop favorites The Flamingos, pop megastar Michael Jackson, glam-rock's Queen, singer-songwriter Paul Simon, art-rock pioneers Steely Dan, and influential Latino rock 'n' roller Ritchie Valens.
The Ultimate Two CD/Two DVD Re-Mastered Edition of Seminal Recordings from Ohio Art-Rock Pioneers Available Exclusively Online