Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Further Perspectives & Distortion



Here is a Cherry Red compilation (3xCD) that might interest you:
"Further Perspectives & Distortion – An Encyclopedia Of British Experimental And Avante-Garde Music 1976-1984" (Cherry Red Records 2019).

You will even find a Robert Wyatt track in there: "Rangers in the night", previously released on "Miniatures (A Sequence Of Fifty-One Tiny Masterpieces Edited By Morgan-Fisher)" (Pipe 1980).

Full track list (and an order button) right here.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Return To Y'Hup - The World Of Ivor Cutler



"Chemikal Underground takes great pleasure in announcing the upcoming release of Return To Y’Hup: The World of Ivor Cutler; a celebration of the life and work of an artist of unrivalled musical and poetic vision. 26 of Cutler’s choice compositions are presented by Citizen Bravo, Raymond MacDonald and a host of friends...".

With "distinct Scottish voices alongside new arrangements of Cutler’s music, featuring a large number of high profile guest artists, including: Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai), Tracyanne Campbell (Camera Obscura), Kris Drever (Lau), Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand), Stuart Murdoch (Belle & Sebastian), Pictish Trail, Emma Pollock (Delgados), Karine Polwart, Rick Redbeard (Phantom Band) and James Yorkston. Visiting the island as distinguished guests are two English vocalists, Phyllis King (Ivor Cutler’s longtime companion and collaborator) and living legend, Robert Wyatt".

Vinyl, CD and download out on 24 January 2020. Looking forward to this one!

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Robert and Alfie in LUNCHEON Magazine



Check out Martin Clark´s interview with Robert Wyatt and Alfreda Benge in LUNCHEON N.8 AW 2019-20:"Robert Wyatt and Alfie Benge" (p 90 - 101).

Great photos by Kuba Ryniewicz.

I don´t know how big this magazine is, but here in Norway it seems to be for sale in one place only! Since I was in Oslo for the weekend I found it at Narvesen kiosk/Continental, where they had copies with 2 of the 3 front pages available.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Sur FIP le 4 décembre en direct, Tribute to Robert Wyatt.



Pardon my French, but this seems to be a live tribute to Robert Wyatt by North Sea Radio Orchestra with John Greaves and Annie Barbazza, broadcasted on fip.fr December 4th 2019.

Taken from this site.

Friday, November 8, 2019

My Fleeting Trio cover "Maryan"



My Fleeting Trio cover "Maryan" (Wyatt/Catherine). Arranged by Pablo Roquefort, performed by Clement Brajtman (Vocal, Drums), Armand Dubois (French Horn), Pablo Roquefort (Guitar).

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Carla Diratz / Pascal Vaucel "pRéCis​.​AiMaNt"



Check out this album: Carla Diratz / Pascal Vaucel "pRéCis​.​AiMaNt" (2019) on Bandcamp. They do a fine cover version of Robert Wyatt´s "Sea Song".

Friday, October 18, 2019

Ivor Cutler - A Doughnut In My Hand (MUSIC BOX)



How about this cover version of Ivor Cutler´s "A Doughnut in my Hand"?!

Lyrics may be found below the video on YouTube if you want to sing along!

I´m still hoping someone will write a fine Ivor Cutler biography!