Sep 2, 2014
On today's episode I talk to guitarist and composer Arto Lindsay. Born in America, Arto
grew up in Brazil while the Tropicalia movement was in full swing,
and moved back to the states to attend college. Eventually moving
to New York, Arto formed the important no wave band DNA in the
1970s, and since then has been part of so many amazing bands and
made so much great music that it's tough to discuss it all. Some
highlights include being part of John Lurie's The Lounge Lizards,
working with John Zorn, forming The Ambitious Lovers,
collaborating with Caetano Veloso, and much more.
Recently, Northern Spy Records released The
Encyclopedia of Arto Lindsay, a two-disc retrospective of
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