Steve Reich reflects on his most significant works

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In 1964, Steve Reich recorded a street preacher's speech, took a razor to the tape, looped samples on two machines — and changed music forever. Today he joins Shad to discuss his decades-long career and music's capacity to document history. Reich's style of looping audio samples laid the groundwork for hip-hop, dub and electronic music.

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