BILL LASWELL DISCOGRAPHY 1982-1983

1982

MATERIAL: One Down
1) Take a Chance; 2) I'm the One; 3) Time Out; 4) Let Me Have It All; 5) Come Down; 6) Holding On; 7) Memories; 8) Don't Lose Control; 9) Bustin' Out (CD only)
Michael Benihorn: Prophet 5, Oberheim OBXa, DSX sequencer, Roland TR-808 drum machine, Roland vocoder, tapes, percussion; Bill Laswell: Man Sting Ray bass, Fender Precision bass, effects; Martin Bisi - sound; Nona Hendryx: vocals (1, 4, 9); B.J. Nelson: voice (1, 4); Nicky Marrero: percussion (1, 3, 6); J.T. Lewis: drums (1, 3, 6); R. Bernard Fowler: vocals (2, 5); Nile Rodgers: guitar (2, 5); Daniel Ponce: bongos (2, 8); Tony Thompson: drums (2, 5, 8); Fred Frith: guitar (3); Noris Night: voice (4); B.J. Nelson: voice (4); Ronnie Drayton: guitar (4, 6, 9); Yogi Horton: drums (4, 7); Oliver Lake: tenor and alto saxophone (5); Nicky Skopelitis: guitar (6, 8); Whitney Houston: vocals (7); Archie Shepp: tenor saxophone (7); Raymond Jones: Yamaha CP-70 B electronic grand piano (7); Thi-Linh Le: voice (8); Jean Karakos: voice (8); Fred Maher (9): drums
Produced by Material.
1982 - Celluloid/Vogue (LP)
1982 - Elektra (LP)
19?? - Celluloid (CD)
1992 - Metronome/Restless (CD)

MASSACRE: Killing Time
1) Legs; 2) Aging with Dignity; 3) Subway Heart; 4) Killing Time; 5) Corridor; 6) Lost Causes; 7) Not the Person We Knew; 8) Bones; 9) Tourism; 10) Surfing; 11) As Is; 12) After; 13) Gate
Note: The CD contains the following bonus tracks: 1) You said; 7) Know; 14) Conversations with White Arc; 15) Carrying; 16) Bait; 17) 3 o'clock, June 21st, Get Down There And Do It
Fred Frith: guitar, voice, Casiotone; Bill Laswell: 4 & 6 string basses, pocket trumpet; Fred Maher: drums, percussion
1982 - Celluloid (France) (LP)
1983 - Celluloid (USA) (LP)
1993 - Recommended (Switzerland) (CD)

BRIAN ENO - On Land, Ambient #4
EDITIONS EG 1982 EGED 20

JOHN ZORN - Archery
1) untitled; 2) untitled; 3) untitled; 4) untitled
Robert Dick: flutes, game calls; George Lewis: trombone; John Zorn: alto, soprano, clarinets, game calls; Anthony G. Coleman: organ, electric piano; Wayne B. Horvitz: Farfisa organ, harmonica, tape, electronics; Mark Kramer: cheap organ, tapes, synthesizer; Eugene Chadbourne: guitars; Bill Horvitz: guitar; Bill Laswell: bass; Polly Bradfield: violin; Tom Cora: cello; David Moss: drums, voice, percussion; Mark Smith: prompter.
1982 - Parachute Records (2xLP)

DAEVID ALLEN - Divided Alien Playbax
1982 - CHARLY

MATERIAL - Ciquri (Discomix)/Detached
1982 - Red (12”)

VARIOUS ARTISTS - State Of The Union ?) No Regrets
Thi-Linh Le: voice, Laswell: bass; Michael Beinhorn: synth; Nicky Skopelitis guitar
1982 - Zoar Records

ELLIOTT SHARP - ISM
1) Carbon; 2) Irreversibility; 3) Surdification; 4) Transient; 5) Loisaida; 6) Filter; 7) Just Like Here; 8) Nots
Art Baron: trombone (1,2,4,7); Olu Dara: cornet (1,2,7); Bill Laswell: 6-string bass (3,6,7); Diana Meckley: drum & percussion processing (1,4); M.E. Miller: drums & percussion; Charles K. Noyes: percussion (3,6,7); Elliott Sharp: guitars, basses, reeds, voice.
1982 - Zoar Records (LP)

ELLIOTT SHARP: Nots
1) Happy Chappie Polka; 2) TMI; 3) Obvious; 4) The Free World; 5) Escape Claus; 6) Carbon; 7) Surdificatiion; 8) Loisaida; 9) Transien; 10) Irreversibility; 11) Just Like Here; 12) Filter
Art Baron (2,3,6,9,10,11): trombone; Olu Dara (6,10,11): cornet; Bill Laswell (2,3,7,11,12): basses; Diana Meckley (6,9): drum, percussion treatments; M.E. Miller (1,3,5,6-12): drums, percussion, voice; Charles K. Noyes (7,11,12): drums, percussion ; Elliott Sharp: guitars, basses, reeds, voice; Philip Wilson (2,3,4): drums.
1982 - Glass Records (LP)
1992 - Atonal Records (CD)

1983

THE GOLDEN PALOMINOS
1) Clean Plate; 2) Hot Seat; 3) Under the Cap; 4) Monday Night; 5) Cookout; 6) I.D.; 7) Two Sided Fist
Arto Lindsay: guitar, vocals; Anton Fier: drums, percussion; David Moss: non-rhythmic percussion; Fred Frith: guitar, violin; John Zorn: alto, clarinets, game calls; Bill Laswell: electric bass, shortwave; Jamaaladeen Tacuma: Steinberger bass; M.E. Miller: vocals, turntables; Michael Beinhorn: DMX, bass drum, piano; Nicky Skopelitis: guitar; Thi-Linh Le: vocals; Roger Trilling: records.
Produced by Anton Fier and Bill Laswell
1983 - Celluloid/OAO (LP)
1983 - OAO Record, OAO (UK) (LP)
1983 - Celluloid/OAO (CD)

DANIEL PONCE - New York Now
1) Invacion de 80; 2) Africa Contemporanea; 3) Basta de Cuentes; 4) Odie; 5) Cojello Suave; 6) Siboney; 7) Solo Para TI
Daniel Ponce: Paquito D'Rivera: Jose “Chi Chi”Trapaga; Joe de Jesus; Orlando “Puntilla” Rios; Alberto Morgan; Olefumi Mitchell; Michael Beinhorn; Bill Laswell; Alex Rodriguez; Ignacio Berroa; Oscar Gonzalez; Regino Tellechea; Nelson Rodriguez; Francisco Rigores
Produced by Daniel Ponce.
1983 - Celluloid (LP)
198? - Celluloid (CD)

LENNY WHITE - Attitude
5) My Turn To Love You
Bernard Fowler: lead vocals; Michael Beinhorn: synthesizers; Bill Laswell: bass guitar; Lenny White: drums; (John Zorn: game calls).
1983 - Elektra (LP)

YELLOWMAN - King Yellowman
1983 - CBS

YELLOWMAN - Strong Me Strong
1983 - CBS (12”)

FRED FRITH - Cheap at Half the Price
6) Same Old Me
Fred Frith: guitar, 6-string bass, Casio-101, violin, xylophone, voice, home-mades; bass; Bill Laswell (6): bass;
1983 - New Ralph Records (LP)
1990 - RecRec Music, ReCDec (CD)

MATERIAL - Time Out (Special Mix)" b/w "Time Out (Dub Mix)
1983 - Elektra (12")

DAEVID ALLEN - Alien in New York
1983 - UK CHARLY (10”)

NONA HENDRYX - Keep It Confidential/Dummy Up
1983 - (12”)

WORLD DESTRUCTION
1983 (12”)


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