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LISTEN: Nitzer Ebb's STUMM433 Contribution
Christian Eede , September 26th, 2019 17:28

The Essex group share their interpretation of John Cage's '4.33'

Next week, Mute will release STUMM433, a new box set which forms part of the label's 40th anniversary celebrations. Ahead of its release, and following on from Daniel Miller's contribution to the release as The Normal, the label has now shared Nitzer Ebb's addition to the set. You can check it out above.

The release sees more than 50 Mute-affiliated artists from the past up to the present offering their own takes on John Cage's '4.33'. Each artist has also created a visual to accompany their performance. Nitzer Ebb's above sees the pair standing silently in front of a set-up of instruments and, in-keeping with Cage's piece, not playing them.

Amongst the other acts to have contributed their own interpretations of '4'33"' are Goldfrapp, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Liars, Yann Tiersen and Irmin Schmidt. You can find out more about the release, which is due out on October 4, here.