Music that meant a lot to me during the writing of (and probably influenced) BALLARD the republic of dogs:

Bob Dylan—Thunder on the Mountain

Morton Feldman—Rothko Chapel

Bob Dylan—High Water

Gyorgy Ligeti—Viola Sonata (Tabea Zimmerman)

Bob Dylan—Lonesome Day Blues

J.S. Bach—Goldberg Variations (Glenn Gould, ’82 recording)

Rolling Stones—Sympathy for the Devil (Live, ’69)

Rolling Stones—Sway

Bill Evans—Live at The Top of the Gate