This LP inaugurates a new series of vinyl-only releases based on the extraordinary Logos archives. Here, never released before recordings from live sessions at Logos Foundation, in 1974, 1979 & 1981, featuring Max Eastley, Feminist Improvising Group, COUM, Derek Bailey, and the Logos Ensemble.
Logos Foundation has been founded in 1968 by Godfried-Willem Raes and Moniek Darge at Gent, Belgium. It is Flanders' unique professional organisation for the promotion of new music and audio-related arts by means of new music production, concerts, performances, composition, technological research and other activities related to contemporary music.
Max Eastley is a British artist who combines kinetic sculpture
into a unique art form. His sculptures exist on the border between the natural environment and human intervention and use the driving forces of electricity, wind, water and ice.
Devoted to the creation and the performance of new music, the Logos Ensemble has been founded in 1968/69 by Godfried-Willem Raes, joined by Moniek Darge in 1970.
COUM Transmissions was an transgressive performance
art group, with inspiration stemming from Fluxus
and the underground Mail Art
scene, founded at the end of 1969 in Hull, U.K. by Neal Megson (Genesis P-Orridge) and “Jesus” Joheero. COUM expanded its members to include Cosey Fanni Tutti, Pinglewad, Spydee and Ray Harvey, and featured a rotating cast of other members including Haydn Rob, Timothy Poston, Ian Evetts, The Very Reverend Lelli Maull, John Smith, Fizzy Paet, Foxtrot Echo, John Gunni Busck (John Lacey) and Peter Christopherson (Coil
British guitarist, improviser, composer and theorist, Derek Bailey (1930-2015) is one of the pioneers of free improvisation.
His collaborations with the great figures of the European, Japanese and American free jazz and experimental scenes are innumerable: Han Bennink
, Peter Brötzmann
, Noël Akchoté
, Joëlle Léandre
, Pat Thomas
, John Butcher
, Keiji Haino
, Otomo Yoshihide
, Abe Kaoru, Toshinori Kondo, Anthony Braxton, George Lewis, Steve Lacy
, Evan Parker
, Cyro Baptista, John Zorn
, Tony Oxley, Thurston Moore, etc.