[Zombies] Mick Harris Collaboration

adjust adjust at rematter.com
Fri May 28 18:08:02 PDT 2010


imo, mick harris, james plotkin and justin broadrick are three of the best
collaborators you could hope for.


> Yeah, really!
>
> Looking at Discogs:
> http://www.discogs.com/artist/Mick+Harris
>
> I'd forgotten that Mick Harris has collaborated with quite a few people
> already...  Bill Laswell, James Plotkin, Eraldo Bernocchi, Neil Harvey,
> John
> Everall, Mark Spybey, and Ambre.
>
> So there's hope!
>
>    - Eric
>
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 11:35 AM, adjust <adjust at rematter.com> wrote:
>
>> but the real question is, is jack a napalm death fan...
>>
>>
>>
>> > 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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