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The Durutti Column, formed in 1978 is the ongoing band project of guitarist (and occasional pianist) Vini Reilly (born in Didsbury, Manchester, England in August 1953), often accompanied by drummer Bruce Mitchell (ex. Greasy Bear, Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias).

The basic idea behind Durutti Column’s music is to break with whatever structure supports the foundations of musical formalism, in order to try and create a…

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  • If I had to choose a "most experimental" it would be Without Mercy, if only because it's a pair of 20 minute suites that works as a symphony in miniature. It's still both alien yet catchy and gorgeous as anything else he's done.
  • They're all relatively experimental, son.
  • I think I've found myself a new favourite band... not sure how to describe this music other than simply beautiful. Vini Reilly, now that's what I call an amazing guitarist, such incredible expressive depth is almost unmatched. Forget about all the "rock guitar virtuoso" wankers out there...
  • I'd say LC. Give [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gv3KALmWljI]this beauty[/url] an endless listening or two and you'll see.
  • which album is most experimental?
  • There are no words to describe the depth of your music Vini.
  • i consider vini up there with other guitar greats such as john martyn & ralph towner, you can stuff yer jimmy page, eric clapton & brian may up yer arses!
  • ridiculously underrated and quietly beautiful music
  • Enigma ♥
  • pre-proto-post-rock

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