Week 11 – Lecture – Anderson & Eno

Week 11 – Lecture – Anderson & Eno

Charlotte and Dom presented on Laurie Anderson and Brian Eno.

A couple of major takeaways:

Laurie Anderson

  • Musician and avant-garde performance artist
  • Pioneered electronic music
  • Described as cutting edge but developed artistic inventions rather than techniques, so they’re not widely used

Brian Eno

  • British producer, musician, songwriter, visual artist, sound designer
  • Worked with many influencial musicians
  • Created genre of “ambient music”
    • Focuses on tone and atmosphere
    • Aims to be visual yet unobtrusive
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