Live Video: 4AD 4VR (Robin Guthrie & Brendan Perry)

Robin Guthrie

Brendan Perry
photos by Renata Steiner

KEXP DJ El Toro recently hosted a night of music he dubbed 4AD 4VR, a one-two punch of live in-studio performances from Robin Guthrie (of Cocteau Twins) and Brendan Perry (of Dead Can Dance), both musical luminaries from iconic independent record label 4AD. Of course, since then, both musicians have moved into solo projects on other labels, but their characteristic style still remains. Whether it’s Guthrie’s newest LP Emeralds, the latest installment in the ever-evolving ambient career he’s crafting for himself; or Perry’s ethereal rock album Ark, his first studio album in eleven years; the pair have not lost their knack for creating excellent, addictive, and haunting music. Check out the videos from their live performances at KEXP here:

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3 Comments

  1. Teresa
    Posted August 7, 2011 at 11:29 am | Permalink

    I love this. It is so...beautiful and amazing. Where I can purchase an audio cd at?

  2. pedro aguilera
    Posted September 7, 2011 at 10:50 pm | Permalink

    muchisimas gracias, desde chile, muy hermosa song to the siren de los cocteau twins

  3. T. Pink
    Posted September 12, 2011 at 5:26 am | Permalink

    Very few people have had more influence on my psyche than DCD and CT. Thank you for this.

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