Stainless Gamelan

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Stainless Gamelan
Compilation album by John Cale
Released 2002
Recorded 1965-1968
Genre Drone, Experimental rock, Avant-garde, Minimalist
Length 55:18
Label Table of the Elements
John Cale chronology
Dream Interpretation
Stainless Gamelan
Vintage Violence
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John Cale: Inside the Dream Syndicate Volume 3, Stainless Gamelan or simply Stainless Gamelan (and sometimes incorrectly Stainless "Steel" Gamelan, after the first track on the album) is an album by John Cale, better known for his work as the violist and founding member of The Velvet Underground. It is the fourth and final album in a loose anthology released by the independent label Table of the Elements. It follows Sun Blindness Music, Day Of Niagara and Dream Interpretation.

Stainless Gamelan, along with the other albums in the trilogy, involve Cale during his tenure with the minimalist group Theatre of Eternal Music.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stainless Steel Gamelan" - 10:25
  2. "At About This Time Mozart Was Dead And Joseph Conrad Was Sailing The Seven Seas Learning English" - 26:30
  3. "Terry's Cha-Cha" - 8:21
  4. "After the Locust" - 4:20
  5. "Big Apple Express" - 5:45