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Angus MacLise (March 4, 1938 - June 21, 1979) was a percussionist, composer, mystic, shaman, poet, occultist and calligrapher. He is probably best known as the first drummer for the Velvet Underground, but had an intriguing career outside of that group. MacLise was a member of La Monte Young's Theater of Eternal Music, with John Cale and Tony Conrad. He was also an early member of The Velvet Underground, having been brought into the group by flatmate John Cale. MacLise played… read more

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  • "You guys wanna play a PAID gig?! You guys are fuckin' sellouts man, I'm out." Haha, what a hippie. I really wish he would have stayed with VU up to White Light/White Heat with Mo and Angus on percussion, that would be insanity.
  • This guy is furthest out.
  • Imagine how amazing VU could have been with him TOGETHER WITH Lou Reed (1)
  • Les Evening Gowns Damnées is huh, wow.
  • anyone got a working link for Dreamworld I and III and wannts to share? XO
  • Came across his work about a year ago and damn, really great stuff.
  • yuhg !
  • skaters is wickedly similar to maclise, what are you smoking
  • my uncle
  • Angus MacLise HUNGRY

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