Buro 24/7 Malaysia Playlist #68: Art rock


By Su Fen Tan

Buro 24/7 Malaysia Playlist #68: Art rock

Art rock was said to have first emerged in the 1960s, when some bands began to take a more challenging or avant-garde approach to rock. Lyrical themes are mainly imaginative and politically oriented, and the music an artistic statement. With tracks taken from albums of one of art rock’s pioneers (The Velvet Underground) to today’s interpretation of the genre (Esperanza Spalding), here’s a playlist to kickstart your Sunday right:

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