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Scratch Acid – All Tomorrow’s Parties Show Rescheduled

The ATP Festival that Scratch Acid will be playing at has been rescheduled to March 9 to March 11, 2012.  Stay tuned for more details.

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Scratch Acid Tour Dates – Louisville Added – UPDATED

(This has been updated to reflect a change of venue in Atlanta, and the rescheduling of the All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival to March, 2012.) Here are the dates we’ve confirmed so far.  We added a show in Louisville. There may … Continue reading

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Scratch Acid Tour Dates – Now with Texas Flavor! Montreal and Portland Added

Here are the dates we’ve confirmed so far.  We added shows in Dallas, Houston, Austin, Montreal, and Portland. There may still be several more in the works. I’ll let you know when I know. Tuesday, November 1, 2011 – Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Scratch Acid Tour Dates – Boston and Philadephia Added

Here are the dates we’ve confirmed so far.  We added shows in Boston and Philadelphia. There are still several more in the works. I’ll let you know when I know Tuesday, November 1, 2011 – Atlanta, GA; Variety Playhouse Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Scratch Acid Tour Dates

Here are the dates we’ve confirmed so far.  I’ll have a couple more tomorrow. Tuesday, November 1, 2011 – Atlanta, GA; Variety Playhouse Wednesday, November 2, 2011 – Carrboro, NC; Cat’s Cradle Friday, November 4, 2011 – Washington, DC; 9:30 … Continue reading

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Scratch Acid to Play at ATP in December

Scratch Acid is going to play at All Tomorrow’s Parties in Minehead, UK.  The festival is December 2nd to the 4th.  I’m not sure what day we’re playing yet.  There will be other dates in November and December in the … Continue reading

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unFact Live on Radio K

The instrumental music program nowlikephotgraphs has posted the unFact live recording and interview I did in August.  The full show is available for download as WAV or MP3, or you can download the each of the four tracks and the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Release: unFact/Noveller Split LP “Bleached Valentine”

I’ll be releasing a split LP with Noveller in the next few weeks.  This is a limited edition of 500 LPs, pressed on a gorgeous marble of white and black vinyl and packaged in a high-quality picture disc sleeve.  Purchase … Continue reading

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Rhys Chatham and Angie Eng: Echodes – October 15 and 16 at the Kitchen

I’ll be playing with composer Rhys Chatham, on guitar and trumpet, and media artist Angie Eng at the Kitchen in NYC on October 15 and 16. Kevin Shea be playing drums. Here is the Kitchen’s link for the show: Rhys … Continue reading

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Rhys Chatham “A Crimson Grail” Due Out September 14

The recording of last year’s performance of “A Crimson Grail” at the Lincoln Center will be released September 14, and is available now for pre-order.  I played in this ensemble of 2oo guitarists and 16 bass players, and it was … Continue reading

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Mark Linkous, 1962-2010

I was crushed to hear that Mark Linkous took his own life Saturday.  I had the great honor of playing with Sparklehorse on a 1999 European tour.  Mark was always kind and gracious and that tour will always be a … Continue reading

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Peg Simone and Wrekmeister Harmonies at Issue Project Room Tonight

If you’re in NYC tonight, you should swing by the Issue Project Room to see Peg Simone and Wrekmeister Harmonies.   Here’s some additional information, laboriously cut-and-pasted from the venue’s web site: Peg Simone, out of NYC, employs the slide to … Continue reading

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the Jesus Lizard: 2009 Shows [UPDATED - ONE MORE CHICAGO SHOW]

We’re going to play New Year’s Eve with Disappears at the Metro in Chicago.  This is absolutely, positively the last 2009 show that is going to be added.  Ticket go on sale this Saturday. These are the shows that have … Continue reading

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Kutiman – The Mother of All Funk Chords

Israeli musician Kutiman used Vegas Pro editing software to stitch together more than a hundred YouTube videos, and uploaded  an album’s worth of material at Thru-You.com.  Each song has embedded links to the sampled musicians.  He did a remarkable job … Continue reading

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Tragedy – All Heavy Metal Tribute to the Bee Gee

I’m a little embarassed at how much I like this.  They manage to make “Stayin’ Alive” sound like AC/DC wrote it.  Per the MySpace page: “Audiences today are craving a metal Bee Gees experience more than ever, and Tragedy delivers.” … Continue reading

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"Sycamore" by David Daniell and Doug McComb Released Today

“Sycamore,” the first album by David Daniell and Doug McComb, is officially released today.   I got an advance copy a couple of weeks ago and have been listening nonstop.  It’s that kind of abstract instrumental music that creeps into you … Continue reading

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NYT Review and Video of Rhys Chatham's "A Crimson Grail" at the Lincoln Center

Rhys Chatham’s performance of “A Crimson Grail” at the Lincoln Center was a gorgeous, mind-altering experience.  I have to thank Kurt Wolf, Regina Greene, and David Daniell for getting me involved. The New York Times review: Guitarist by the Hundreds, … Continue reading

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U.S. Premiere of Rhys Chatham Piece for 200 Guitars and 16 Basses

I have a feeling this is going to be very, very cool.  Experimental composer Rhys Chatham will be at the Damrosch Park Bandshell at the Lincoln Center this Saturday, August 8, for the U.S. premiere of “A Crimson Grail,” his … Continue reading

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Dangerpuss: "Di Di Mao"

Another song from Dangerpuss: Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Di Di Mao (7.8 MB MP3) The guests: Duane Denison (the Jesus Lizard, Legendary Shack Shakers, Tomahawk) Jason Wolford (Teledubgnosis, … Continue reading

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Dangerpuss: "Ghost Clock"

Another song from Dangerpuss: I ran the bass through a Lexicon MPX 500 and played with the tap delays and octave settings. Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Ghost Clock … Continue reading

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