[Zombies] Mick Harris Collaboration

Eric Frans efrans at gmail.com
Fri May 28 09:40:13 PDT 2010

Thanks Jon, that's encouraging news that Jack digs Scorn!  Maybe some gentle
coaxing on your part could lead to their collaboration release on
Pretension. :-)   Instead of a traditional full-length with distinct tracks,
another option would be to have one mega jam session similar to Scorn's
_List of Takers_, which is probably my favorite Scorn release and highly
recommended for all you Zombies!

My guess is Mick is a private person and may be hard to team up with, but my
fingers are crossed.  I'm speculating based on his music (Scorn and Lull)
and his passion for fishing (can be a very solitary sport).  Who knows,
though, maybe these are just his outlets and he's a socialite. ;-)

   - Eric

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 7:21 AM, Jon Drukman <jdrukman at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 9:26 PM, Eric Frans <efrans at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I got to thinking what an amazing full-length creation would be spawned
>> from a Jack Dangers / Mick Harris collaboration (not simply a remix track
>> like "Silver Rain Fell").  In the recent Jack Dangers mix on Digital Nimbus
>> there were some moments where I could almost hear Scorn as Jack slowed the
>> beats down and got a bit more evil.  I seem to recall some Meat Beat
>> Manifesto tracks too with a bit of this sound, but I'm blanking on the
>> titles...  Dub is definitely embedded in both Scorn and MBM, but the Scorn
>> sound can be a bit one dimensional at times, so interleaving it with Jack's
>> techniques and palette would be exciting to hear!  Anyway, enough dreaming,
>> but I'd be interested how others feel about this suggested collab.
> well, Jack agrees with you.  when we were doing the SF Weekly interview he
> mentioned that one of his favorite current artists is Scorn.
>> I'm sure you all have ideas of other artists to collaborate with Jack
>> too.  Another pairing I'd love to hear would be Jack Dangers / Dave Wright
>> (Not Breathing).  As I remember the connection is already there since Jack
>> has a custom circuit bent instrument or two that Dave created.
> Dave played bass on one track on Jack's album "Loudness Clarifies" but I
> don't think they've done anything besides that. I'm kind of surprised there
> hasn't been more with the two of them to be honest.
>> Given the digital distribution model the JDs followed with the tracks
>> composed and released in a few months, I'm optimistic for more
>> collaborations!
> Me too!
> -jsd-
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