– Lectures from Brian Eno, Beatles producer Ken Scott, rap legend Rakim and many more –
– Premiere of a documentary short film about iconic record label DFA – Daily free music paper distributed across the city –
The Red Bull Music Academy has just completed the first term of its 2013 tenure in New York, adding its own signature to the city’s rich music scene with an array of concerts, club nights, exhibitions, workshops, and lectures with legendary music makers. Highlights included watershed events like the cross-genre sound battle Culture Clash ““ “one of New York’s best nights ever” (MTV Iggy), an audiovisual installation by Brian Eno, and a festival-within-a-festival of drone and noise music at Queens’ spectacular Knockdown Center. Meanwhile, a 13-minute-long documentary film about the seminal NYC label DFA Records premiered on www.redbullmusicacademy.com, alongside select highlights from the Daily Note, a music paper on New York music and culture, distributed daily around town.