Another oddity on Streampad, this time from Music for Maniacs/Dinosaur Gardens, it's Terry Riley augmenting Harvey Averne's You're No Good with tape manipulation in an early proto-remix circa 1968. Sock it to me:
The result is 12 minutes of tape-looped lunacy, with sine-wave and Moogs thrown in here and there as well. Was this actually played at the disco? And did anyone dance?
Soul Sides on the original Averne song:
It's those moments, when the women are seeking their revenge that every element in this song: the arrangement, production and vocals, all come together beautifully.
Steve Reich has talked about how his musical aesthetic was influenced by vernacular music; here Riley literally uses pop for his source material. The Streampad player follows: