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Ultimate Painting - Winter In Your Heart

August 12, 2014

It’s not every day I get to use Fluxus in a record review. Today is my lucky day thanks to Ultimate Painting. Ultimate Painting are a new in the UK band formed by James Hoare (Mazes) and Jack Cooper (Veronica Falls). They have taken their name from a project at the Drop City, which by all accounts is the first rural hippy community. Founded in 1965 and inspired by Allen Kaprow, the Fluxus Movement and John Cage, the commune's most celebrated collaboration was an improvised piece they called 'The Ultimate Painting'.   With a nod to the recording glory days of the 60’s Ultimate Paintings music was recorded straight to tape and they avoided anything digital in the recording process....

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