subsonic 1: fred frith / marc ribot

Sounds Of A Distant Episode

CD jewel case


First record of 6 in the Subsonic series dedicated to the electric guitar. Published in 1994.Issued in a transparent yellow jewel box.

Unpublished material recorded in New York City, august-september 1994 for Marc Ribot and at Mobius Studio, San Francisco, januari 1994, for Fred Frith.


Fred Frith (born 17 February 1949) is an English multi-instrumentalist, composer and improvisor. Probably best-known for his guitar work, Frith first came to attention as one of the founding members of the English avant-rock group Henry Cow. Frith was also a member of Art Bears, Massacre and Skeleton Crew. He has collaborated with a number of prominent musicians, including Robert Wyatt, Brian Eno, Lars Hollmer, The Residents, Lol Coxhill, John Zorn, Bill Laswell, Derek Bailey, Iva Bittová and Bob Ostertag...

Marc Ribot (born 21 May 1954 in Newark, New Jersey) is an American guitarist and composer. His own work has touched on many styles, including no wave, free jazz, and Cuban music. Ribot is also known for collaborating with other musicians, most notably Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, and composer John Zorn.


01-03 Marc Ribot / Shrek - Lobster Claw Symphonette 8:17
04 Marc Ribot - Minotaur 3:46
05 Marc Ribot / Shrek -The Rise And Fall Of ... 10:32
06 Fred Frith - Solo Acoustic Guitar 5:55
07 Fred Frith - Second Nature 18:45