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On April 20th, Italian label Bronson Recordings releases BC35,
an album paying tribute to the 35th anniversary of BC Studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
BC35 chronicles a weekend of performances, live at BC Studio in January 2016,
consisting of improvised pieces, as well as songs written exclusively for the occasion
by one-off groupings and some long-awaited reunions -like NYC's Live Skull-
includes current and former members of
Sonic Youth, Swans, White Hills, Foetus,
Cop Shoot Cop, Live Skull, Pop 1280,
Violent Femmes, The Dresden Dolls, Alice Donut,
Lubricated Goat, LAUDS, Shilpa Ray, Insect Ark,
Laura Ortman, Cinema Cinema, Art Gray Noizz Quintet
and others.
Bisi himself played guitar on three of the improvised pieces.

Produced by Martin Bisi
Associate producer and art director Genevieve Fernworthy


Click here for photos
from BC Studio's 35th Anniversary
Recording of the Century


'Sound and Chaos: the Story of BC Studio'

article at Boston Survival Guide
view the latest trailer



view trailer 1



Tour interviews and performances:

Berlin radio appearance
interview + live performance (at 8:42: solo/medley of 2 songs from new album)

Knoxville

Columbus

Chapel Hill


Ex Nihilo now available on La Société Expéditionnaire


Here's a writeup about Martin's recording studio getting sonically "mapped",
and the process where "impulse responses" were taken to gather data on the acoustic properties.
Now a plugin can simulate the ambience of his main recording room.

Another example of music and social activism working hand-in-hand:
please enjoy the following video made in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
The song is written by Kyp Malone (TV on the Radio) and members of Notekiller and Liturgy.
Look out for cameos by Martin (2:23) and the UC at Davis "pepper-sprayed" students (2:01)


Download Martin Bisi's songs
from the new album Ex Nihilo (promotionally available)
Sin-Love-Hate
the Mermaid Queen
Suffer the Moon
and Fine Line

Read AltSounds review of 'Son of a Gun'

with Brian Viglione

view European Tour pictures
hear Martin's interview with Phil Thompson
read a 10 question Q&A


Read reviews of Martin Bisi's two New Years shows
with Larkin Grimm and HUMANWINE
from the awesome Brooklyn Vegan blog
here (Knitting Factory) and here (Mercury Lounge)

BC Studios recently reached its 30th anniversary.
Check out Martin's blog at Blurt Magazine
as he reflects on a bygone era:
"Through my dark colored glasses - the tarnished golden era of independent recording"

Wall spy blurry


Watch the video for "Drink Your Wine" here

Drink Yr Wine


or watch Martin as he takes down
the covers of some of the most memorable albums
he's recorded at BC Studio:

part 1<>part 2<>part 3<>part 4<>part 5


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