A Year with Swollen Appendices: Brian Eno's Diary

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5.7 X 8.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.6 pounds

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About the Author
Brian Eno, musician, producer, visual artist and activist, first came to international prominence in the early seventies as a founding member of British band Roxy Music. His visionary production includes albums with Talking Heads, Devo, U2, Laurie Anderson and Coldplay, while his long list of collaborations include recordings with David Bowie, David Byrne, Grace Jones, Karl Hyde and James Blake, among many others. His visual experiments with light and video continue to parallel his musical career, with exhibitions all over the globe.

To date he has released over thirty albums of his own music and exhibited extensively, as far afield as the Venice Biennale and the sails of the Sydney Opera House. He is a founding member of the Long Now Foundation, a trustee of ClientEarth and patron of Videre est Credere. His latest album with brother Roger, Mixing Colours, was released on Deutsche Grammophon in March 2020.
"Behind Eno stand John Cage, Marcel Duchamp, and Erik Satie." -- New Yorker

"A cranium tour of one of the most creative minds of our age." -- Wired

"One of the seminal books about music . . . an invaluable insight into the mind and working practices of one of the industry's undeniable geniuses." -- Guardian

"Characteristically off-beat ... as singular and as entertaining as anything the pop polymath has produced." -- Observer, 50 Greatest Music Books Ever

"Interesting and lastingtly relevant...these appendices are truly revelatory." -- Under the Radar

"What's striking is how perpetually busy Eno is...it's an invaluable document of slightly more innocent times ... it's illuminating and deeply amusing in equal measure." -- Pitchfork Words and Music: Our 60 Favourite Music Books

"A captivating document of a brilliant and relentlessly driven mind." -- Interview Magazine

"A Year with Swollen Appendices is by turns fascinating, engaging and wonderfully mundane. Our world has changed in profound ways, but Eno's ideas are remarkably durable, his perspectives still feel fresh with possibility. This writing hasn't lost any of its power to entertain, persuade and inspire." -- The Wire