Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Fred Frith´s Gravity

Check out this great video from Fred Frith´s Gravity performance at Roulette (NYC) 20 September 2013.

They play "Terrain", dedicated to Lindsay Cooper (1951 - 2013).

"Gravity" was released by Ralph in 1980, and I just have to track down the original soon, with the Alfreda Benge cover. Promise!

"Terrain" was on the Art Bears album "Hopes and Fears" (Recommended 1978), on which Lindsay Cooper played, and on the 1990 CD reissue of "Gravity".

According to Roulette Events, the band is:

Fred Frith, guitar/electric bass
Marie Abe, accordion
Myles Boisen, sound
Jordan Glenn, drums
Kaethe Hostetter, violin
Kasey Knudsen, alto sax
Dominique Leone, keyboards
Ava Mendoza, guitar
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Aaron Novik, clarinet/bass clarinet
William Winant, percussion
Wobbly, sampling

Via YouTube.

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