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Songs on Conceptual Art Album Release: Dragging an Ox Through Water, White Rainbow, Sun Foot, Caspar Sonnet, John Rau, Jordan Dykstra, Jake Ransom, 90 Billion Raindrops 

When: Sun., June 10, 8 p.m. 2012
Price: $5
Emboldened by the 1972 short film Baldessari Sings Lewitt, Crystal Baxley and Stefan Ransom forged a unique collaborative project on the new Songs on Conceptual Art compilation. The 35-song collection sees Sol Lewitt's landmark itemization of Sentences on Conceptual Art musically interpreted by 35 different bands, including Karl Blau, Dragging an Ox Through Water, Jackie-O Motherfucker, Spencer Moody, and more. What emerges is a striking dissertation of concept, whether bands borrowed the text verbatim for their compositions, or instead reacted to or simply ignored the text, allowing the power of the words to form the music. The official release show includes performances by nine of the 35 participating artists, all for just $5. Artistic enlightenment rarely comes cheaper. RYAN J. PRADO

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