John Cale‘s latest offering, Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood, showcases the artist flexing the accomplishments he’s achieved in his 40 year career span while still challenging himself. “The 70-year-old has a distinguished history filled with contributions that changed the course of popular music history, but he doesn’t dwell on his accomplishments. He keeps moving forward.” Pitchfork spoke with the legend about the albums that have shaped his life up to his recent musings with hip-hop. Read the feature here. For a crash course on the “Incomparable Musical Journey of John Cale”, from his early days w/ Velvet Underground to his production work for The Stooges and Patti Smith, head over to Filter for their extensive synopsis.