Hello again! Now that most folks feel things are looking up, let's ignite this anniversary special to light up your Sunday even brighter.
I was gonna wait til next year for this one's 40th, but who knows where I'll be in a year -- heck, if I'll be -- so we are jumping the gun for its 39th today.
It features the first touring configuration of Bill Laswell's seminal Material project, joining four towering forces atop a mighty rhythm section for the first onstage salvos in the long, serrated history of this band.
You get Laswell, artillery guitar grand marshal Sonny Sharrock, violin deity Billy Bang and Michael Beinhorn, now known more as a producer but back then an electronics and synth mastermind.
03 untitled improvisation
04 Conform to the Rhythm
08 Metal Test
Total time: 1:01:05
George Cartwright - saxophones
Billy Bang - violin
Michael Beinhorn - synthesizer, tapes & vocals
Sonny Sharrock - guitar
Bill Laswell - bass
David T. Louis - drums
Lewojazz/Tom Phillips remaster of a digital capture of an 11.17.2017 Kulturradio rebroadcast
372 MB FLAC/November 2020 archive link