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 Bill Orcutt (1 Albums, 5 Tracks)

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LOCATION:Miami

During the 1990's, Miami's Harry Pussy provided among the most confrontational and challenging recordings and live sets to a post-hardcore generation, and Bill Orcutt's blasted guitar playing defied easy categorization. Such is the case upon his return last year with a solo LP A New Way to Pay Old Debts, whereupon he takes an old Kay acoustic guitar rigged with a found pickup and tears out some unbelievably gutted, aggressive yet defined picking/shredding compositions to make even even seasoned guitar composition connoisseurs turn their heads for the mere reason that you've rarely heard the instrument approached this way. Comparisons to the woolier moments of Cecil Taylor, fractured player-piano- roll sounds of Conlon Nancarrow all enter a decidedly unguitar-like realm of performance, with gutbucket resonations and almost microtonal approach to strings in the spirit of pure freedom and anarchy. More info: http://palilalia.com/ (via Brian Turner)

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Live Performance

Live at WFMU on Brian Turner's Show, 8/3/10
01. Untitled (07:00)
02. Untitled (05:15)
03. Untitled (04:40)
04. Untitled (04:51)
05. Untitled (03:27)
UPLOADED:08/04/2010
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STARRED:6
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ohmygod on 08/06/10 at 08:13AM
thank you.
very nice.
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