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Lindsay, Arto

Charivari (Black Cross Solo Sessions 7)

Lindsay, Arto: Charivari (Black Cross Solo Sessions 7) (Corbett vs. Dempsey)

Contrasting the explosively experimental side to his guitar work honed through the No Wave band DNA with glimmers of the lyrical approaches to his work heard in his acclaimed songwriting albums, Brazlian/Downtown New York legend Arto Lindsay shows his wide range of interests through thirteen succinct pieces of noise and thoughtful reflection.
 

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CD contains full transcriptions of Lindsay's lyrics. Cover artwork and design by Christopher Wool.

Label: Corbett vs. Dempsey
Catalog ID: CvsDCD089
Squidco Product Code: 32707

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2022
Country: USA
Recorded by Pepê Monnerat at Estúdio Rocinante, Araras, RJ. January 2021 and by Kassa Overall, Nick Hakim, Arto Lindsay at 694 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY. May/October 2020.

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"One of the architects of No Wave with his band DNA, a pioneer of noise guitar, sublimely inventive producer, and slinkily seductive songwriter, Arto Lindsay has worn countless musical hats. Invited to make a solo record for the Black Cross Solo Sessions, Lindsay boiled it down to essential ingredients, waxing a collection of bristling new songs and works for solo guitar; on six of a baker's dozen tracks, his angelic voice offsets the bracing dissonance of his acidic electric.

Recorded at studios in Brooklyn and Araras, Brazil, Charivari has the intensity of a killer live session; it's closer in vibe to the more aggressive side of his work - think of his trio outing Aggregates 1-26 or the barbed riffs of classic DNA - than gorgeously arranged solo songwriting records like O Corpo Sutil (The Subtle Body).

In these razor sharp cuts you may well discover the identity of what, in the song "Nothing," Lindsay calls "holier than thou timing." "-Corbett vs. Dempsey


CD contains full transcriptions of Lindsay's lyrics. Cover artwork and design by Christopher Wool.

Artist Biographies

"Arto Lindsay (b. 1953) has stood at the intersection of music and art for more than four decades. As a member of DNA, he contributed to the foundation of No Wave. As bandleader for the Ambitious Lovers he developed an intensely subversive pop music,a hybrid of American and Brazilian styles.. Throughout his career, Lindsay has collaborated with both visual and musical artists, including Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Animal Collective, Matthew Barney, Caetano Veloso and Rirkrit Tiravanija. Having been involved with carnaval in Brazil for many years in 2004 he began making parades."

-Arto Lindsay Website (http://artolindsay.com/bio)
6/12/2024

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Track Listing:



1. The Famous Land Of Evening 4:26

2. Parallel 4:54

3. Nothing 2:42

4. Line Through A T 2:32

5. Will You Take Me Swimming? 2:05

6. Proprioception 4:02

7. A Mirror Trying To Do Its Job 2:26

8. Your Hair Sticks To My Cheek 2:43

9. Many Body 2:59

10. O Mundo No Mundo 0:53

11. Yoga 4:14

12. Pre War 1:53

13. [No Title] 1:22

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