Seminal British free improvising avant garde guitarist Derek Bailey has died this Christmas day in London, aged 74. Derek is known for his collaboration with David Sylvian on the Blemish album.
Old news items, worth to be kept online.
One of my favorite albums of 2005! Timelines is the debut album of Italian musiucian (and Sylvian fan) Stefano Panunzi. With guest musicians like Mick karn, Mike Applebaum, Markus Reuter and Peter Chilvers, Stefano created an album that should be spinning in every Sylvian fan's cd player.
Hector Zazou has completed mixing and assemblage of the new job for Materiali Sonori: "Quadri + Chromies", a dvd and a cd realized with computer graphic images by French painter Bernard Caillaud. Video pictures and electronic music of great "deepness". Guests in audio traces : Brian Eno, David Sylvian and Bill Rieflin (REM). release: september 2005
Brian Eno, Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Sylvian, Peter Bruck, Bill Rieflin (REM) and Archaea Strings are the protagonists of musics that Hector Zazou has composed for the electronic images of French painter BERNARD CAILLAUD.
The original 12-inch version of The Librarian will finally be available on CD in Januari 2006. According to nonplace.de, the next album of Burnt Friedman and Jaki Liebezeit, called Secret Rhythms 2, will be released on Januari, 27th 2006 and will feature this track.
Takagi Masakatsu will be screening videos at the Kunsthalle gallery in Düsseldorf, Germany, on November 19th and November 26th as part of the exhibition Lido by Sylvian fans and artists Anny and Sibel Öztürk.
Both official sites, davidsylvian.com and samadhisound.com have been redesigned by rebelsincontrol. Also a mini site, celebrating the upcoming release of Snow Borne Sorrow, has been lauched as ninehorses.com.
It ‘s my pleasure to announce that finally the Heartbeat video clip has been released on an official DVD! Not on a Virgin music video compilation but on the bonus DVD of the 2DVD set of the Carlo Verdone movie Perdiamoci Di Vista.
Readymade FC is Jean-Philippe Verdin, a French musical maverick, born in Brittany, France, in the latter 1960s. A brilliant multi-instrumentalist, programmer and composer, Verdin has lent his versatility to recordings by the likes of David Sylvian, Spanish icon Luz Casal and French chart habitué Etienne Daho, amongst many others.
Steve Jansen is pretty busy this period: * Steve Jansen and Claudio Chianura are performing 'Kinoapparatom' live at the Villa Alba Gardone Riviera near Garda Lake, Northern Italy on 04.09.2005 *Steve will be appearing at the Apple Store (Ginza), Tokyo on 09.08.2005 for a special workshop event with Sound and Recording Magazine. Read more ..... *Steve has contributed on 3 tracks of the new Eye Talk album Anything Is Possible. Read more and win a copy!
There is a great David Sylvian feature in the July 2005 issue of Guitar Player (US). It's six pages long. There is also an interesting piece on Porcupine Tree in the magazine too. Both pieces have been written by the respected innerviews.org owner Anil Prasad.
Finally, it looks like a videoclip of David Sylvian is coming on an official DVD. Site-reader Riverman forwarded me the great news of a series of soon to be released DVD's, of famous pop promo directors. One of them is Anton Corbijn and one of the promos on the DVD is David Sylvians Red Guitar.
Since their first collaborative album “Secret Rhythms” came out on Nonplace in 2002, Friedman & Liebezeit have been playing live all over the world, improving cyclic grooves and creating new ones. Paradoxically, their rhythms are difficult to grasp but easy to listen to. The 3 exclusive tracks for this vinyl only mini LP casually manoeuvre round the jagged rocks of
Blonde Redhead have been the main support act on Interpol's US tour, which kicked off on 7th February in Cincinatti. To celebrate, 4AD has released a US-only EP which gathers together all the b-sides from the band's two 2004 UK singles ("Elephant Woman" and "Equus") into one handy package.
A NEW NONPLACE RELEASE IS DUE MAY 2005 Since their first collaborative album “Secret Rhythms” came out on Nonplace in 2002, Friedman & Liebezeit have been playing live all over the world, improving their notoriously uncommon grooves and elaborating odd ones. On this vinyl mini LP Burnt Friedman and Jaki Liebezeit still casually manoeuvre round the jagged rocks of “four-four
In its ongoing efforts to raise money for the victims of genocide in Sudan, Waxploitation Records is setting up an all-star online auction via eBay in late starting Monday, January 17th. All of the proceeds will be donated to UNICEF and the UN Refugee Agency, who are actively working relief in that region.
Here is the HTML-ised version of the official ‘the good son vs. the only daughter’ (the ‘blemish’ remixes) album press release. This album will be available for pre-orders from the 31st January 2005 from Samadhisound.com, and on general release thereafter.