01. Mystery Train 02. Blame It On Cain 03. Down Among The Wines And Spirits 04. New Amsterdam / You've Got To Hide Your Love Away 05. Good Year For The Roses 06. Condemned Man 07. Complicated Shadows 08. (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes 09. I've Lost You 10. The Delivery Man 11. Jimmie Standing In The Rain 12. A Slow Drag With Josephine 13. Brilliant Mistake 14. Friend Of The Devil 15. Everyday I Write The Book 16. Don't Lie To Me 17. Red Cotton 18. Shipbuilding 19. Sulphur To Sugarcane 20. The Spell That You Cast 21. Alison - including The Wind Cries Mary 22. Happy 23. Mystery Dance 24. That's Not The Part Of Him You're Leaving 25. The Race Is On 26. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding?
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STEVE LEWIS is an improviser who has dedicated his life, as a musician, therapist and writer, to the existential trinity of uncertainty, imagination and making it up as you go along.
His work with voice, percussion, live sampling, guitar and songwriting, has seen him performing alongside the likes of Ali Farka Toure, Steve Lacy, Bhundhu Boys and Andy Sheppard, as well as unexpected appearance at Live8! He has made work for film, dance and theatre which has been supported by National and Regional Arts Councils and featured on radio and TV.steve lewis website
live in liverpool
“a Faust-like mixture of ritualised musical theatre and collective improvisation.. a scrapyard gamelan conjuring a post-industrial- even apocalyptic North of England… stumbling rhythms that echo some of the trash-kitsch of Swordfishtrombone-era Tom Waits.”The WireLBO-Website
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Martin Archer, a mainstay of Sheffield's experimental scene,has released electroacoustic improvisations on his own Discus label since the mid 1990s. Here he takes up his violin, processing
the results at source with computer software. Perez sis at a laptop, treating field recordings of natural sounds. "Playing a violin and manipulating a mouse at the same time is an interesting physical process" reads Archer's press release, and though listeners searching for examples of conventional virtuosity will do so in vain, the sense of considered, focused interplay between the participanys is undeniable. An hour or so of abstract noise passes imperceptibly, then, suddenly, everything feels shockingly different - Stuart Lee, Sunday Times