BBC Radio’s new Arthur Russell: Vanished Into Music offers a fresh take on the experimental musician’s career.
Close your eyes, put on this Arthur Russell documentary and disappear into the man’s unique sonic world. Arthur Russell: Vanished Into Music is an all-new audio documentary put together by BBC Radio 4 that paints a creative new picture of the late experimental cellist’s life and career. It runs through all the basics and features narration by Olivia Laing and appearances by Mustafa Ahmed, Joyce Bowden, Steven Hall and Russell’s former partner Tom Lee. Stream it for free here.