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Stephen Michael Reich (born October 3, 1936 in New York City) is an American composer. He is a pioneer of minimalism, although his music has increasingly deviated from a purely minimalist style. Reich's innovations include using tape loops to create phasing patterns (examples are his early compositions, "It's Gonna Rain" and "Come Out"), and the use of processes to create and explore musical concepts (for instance,…

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  • Please check out the piano CD i recorded called "mountain songs" and share it if you like it, thanks! : https://matthewavery.bandcamp.com/album/mountain-songs
  • Music for eighteen musicians changed me (2)
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  • Electric Counterpoint changed me.
  • woah Matthew rhys of famed and acclaimed show americans sure looks a lot like mr. reich
  • This is awesome stuff. Inspiring music, with some very creative and beautiful compositions.
  • Why the dip at New Year's... was everyone's resolution to stop listening to Steve Reich?
  • @cthomas2 Because Reich grew interested in Radiohead after he saw their guitarist Jonny Greenwood perform Counterpoint live. The version on the record is performed by Greenwood as well.
  • couldn't open the door, but sho' nuff. hallelujah.
  • Radio Rewrite is pretty cool; why did he put Electric Counterpoint on it though?

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