Scrutables - wow 04
Previously unavailable 2000 studio session.
Derek Bailey - guitar
John Butcher - saxophones
Gino Robair - energised surfaces
New York City Jazz Review | The Watchful Ear | The Squid's Ear
all about jazz | Sunday Times | Point of Departure | Paris Transatlantic
Invisible Ear - wow 03
Reissue of the long out-of-print "fringes" 2003 limited issue.
John Butcher - saxophones;
acoustic, close-miked, amplified, feedbacking.
Solo and multitracked.
Sleeve notes by David Toop.
Musicworks | Stylus |
Squid's Ear |
all about jazz | Cyclic Defrost |
somethingtobesaid - wow 02
Specially written for the JOHN BUTCHER GROUP, this is the first full performance of somethingtobesaid - recorded live at the HCMF in November 2008.
Chris Burn - piano
John Butcher - saxophones & pre-recordings
Gino Robair - percussion
John Edwards - bass
Thomas Lehn - synth
Dieb 13 - turntables
Clare Cooper - harp/guzheng
Adam Linson - bass & electronic processing.
Thanks to Graham McKenzie, Bert Palincx, Robert Abel.
.. singular and often strangely beautiful music.
Substantial too - like the loaf of bread in Philip Butcher's splendid painting on the cover.
Something said; something really worth saying.
Julian Cowley / WIRE.
WIRE | Point of Departure | Cyclic Defrost | horrible heaven | jazzmann
Cavern with Nightlife - wow 01
TWO CONCERTS recorded on tour in Japan, November 2002.
Solo in the extraordinary acoustic of the Oya Stone Mountain, Utsunomiya.
Toshimaru Nakamura & John Butcher:
Their first meeting, at Super Deluxe Roppongi, Tokyo.
Thanks to Hisashi Terauchi.
Dusted | One Final Note
| WIRE | Sandszine (Italy)
Weight of Wax