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London Victoria & Albert Museum
Rather unnerving it is as well...
The sepulchral strangeness of the location seems to inspire The High Llamas as well. In a room that hosts a 12th century Flemish tapestry of the fates, Sean O'Hagan and comrades are possessed enough to turn into a Philip Glass-style troupe. Rather unnerving it is as well, as repetitive figures of vibraphones, keyboards, guitars and harpsichords aim to hypnotise viewers into stunned silence. And succeed in doing so. A result.
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