Jud Yalkut

Beatles Electroniques (1969) 16mm, color, 3 min

Genre: Experimental

Co-maker: Nam June Paik. Original soundtrack: "Four Loops" by Kenneth Werner. "BEATLES ELECTRONIQUES was shot in black-and-white from live broadcasts of the Beatles while Paik electromagnetically improvised distortions on the receiver, and also from videotaped material produced during a series of experiments with filming off the monitor of a Sony videotape recorder. The film is three minutes long and is accompanied by an electronic soundtrack by composer Ken Werner, called 'Four Loops,' derived from four electronically altered loops of Beatles sound material. The result is an eerie portrait of the Beatles not as pop stars but rather as entities that exist solely in the world of electronic media." -- Gene Youngblood, "Expanded Cinema," 1970. Shown at the 3rd Tokyo Art Film Festival, "Vision and Television" at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and around the world.

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DVD NTSC Rental: $75.00 (DIGITAL FILE)

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