Brian Eno on the long now, the big here and music as plateau

“I thought … I want to make a kind of music that had the long now and the big here in it. And for me that meant this idea of expanding the music out to the horizons. In terms of space, you were not aware of the edges of the music. I thought, I want to make a music where you just wouldn’t know what was music and what wasn’t. Where it was a plateau …”

– Brian Eno in the 1989 documentary Imaginary Landscapes [via Root Blog/cross-posted at Ballroom Marfa]

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