Music To Die To—Hatherley Road, London

A talk on records about plane crashes, after Brian Eno’s Music For Airports

Music To Die To—Hatherley Road, London, April 12, 2018

Playlist, readings and references

Brian Eno–Music For Airports LP
BBC Sound Effects LP
John Denver–Leaving On A Jet Plane and his Long-EZ plane
Morrissey–Munich Air Disaster 1958
Lee Davis–Three Young Men, The Day The Music Died LP
Jupiter Prophet–35,000 feet (Challenger’s Theme)
Bloodrock–D.O.A., Bloodrock ‘N’ Roll LP
Chance Martin–High Test, In Search LP
Forest McCullough–Flight F-I-N-A-L…a dramatic comparison to death
Albert Hammond–Air Disaster
Don DeLillo–Falling Man
Peter Weir–Fearless (film), Henryk Gorecki–Symphony No 3
Michel Legrand–Dangerous Flight, Disco Magic Concorde LP
Son of Mississippi (C.J. Trahan)–Flight NAACP 105
Karlheinz Stockhausen on 9/11
Don DeLillo–Mao II
Van McCoy–The Hustle, from Johan Grimonprez–Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y