Fred Frith Trio, with Jordan Glenn (drums) and Jason Hoopes (bass)
"Pure, vibrant, dark improvisation" (Kulturtipp, Zürich), "a beautiful absurdity on the edge"(Jazzthetik)
MORE CONCERT NEWS!
Laurie Anderson and Mary Halvorson have both been added to my week at The Stone, New York in December. Other ventures on the horizon include an appearance with the State Orchestra and Ilan Volkov in AThens, Greece next June, and several concerts being finalized for the Fall of 2016. More soon...
New release on Clean Feed!
with Darren Johnston (trumpet)
Out now on Fred Records!
Propaganda and Field Days
Long awaited and completely remade version of the missing side from the original Technology of Tears double LP, and a never before released dance composition for Amanda Miller, featuring reconstructions of older work in the form of loops with additional material added.
Angels on the Edge of Time
historic quartet concert with Lindsay Cooper, Lars Hollmer and Gianni Gebbia, now available on the Angelica label
Hello I must be Going
Live duo with Evan Parker at Victoriaville Festival—"the perfect example of what is possible when the chemistry between two improvisers works, when they are willing to listen and to risk something"—now available on the Victo label.
And let's not forget Kwangsi Quail..
Vinyl release by Shhpuma, Portugal
with the artist Helen Mirra: "....sounds like a Lilliputian world magnified by a microscope. A mysterious, intriguing and fascinating world with only two citizens – one emphasizing a different perspective of what we think is “sound art”, and the other revealing a less known side as a noise producer."
NOW AVAILABLE on Intakt Records
Fred Frith/Barry Guy: Backscatter Bright Blue and Fred Frith/Lotte Anker: Edge of the Light
"a convincing portrait of elevated imaginations at play" Wire Magazine
"with gestural elegance, linguistic acuity, intellectual spontaneity, and conceptual depth, demonstrates mastery from start to finish.." JazzMag France
The Natural Order
duo with John Butcher
Now available on the Northern Spy label!
"two masters with fiery imaginations and formidable performing talents who go past conventional thought and..keenly articulate their wild ideas into sound"
"makes me think of two welders comparing and arguing the merits of different ways to manipulate dangerously hot metal."