SOFT MACHINE - BBC IN CONCERT 1971 [REMASTER] - NEW CD
or Sign In to see what it's worth.
Click here to upgrade your account
Sold Date: 06/12/2011
Channel: Online Auction
BBC in Concert 1971 [Remaster] - CD NEW Format: CD Artist: Soft Machine Runtime: Not Available Retail Price: $16.95 TRACKS
1. John Peel Introduction
2. Blind Badger
3. Neo-Caliban Grides
4. Out Bloody Rageous / Eamonn Andrews / All White / Kings And Queens / Teeth / Pigling Bland / 10.30 Returns To The Bedroom
5. Slightly All The Time / Noisette Soft Machine: Elton Dean, Hugh Hopper, Mike Ratledge, Robert Wyatt.
Additional personnel: Ronnie Scott, Roy Babbington.
Liner Note Authors: Elton Dean; Hugh Hopper; Robert Wyatt.
Recorded on March 11, 1971, BBC in Concert 1971 was done after Robert Wyatt had recorded his last album (Fourth) with the band, but several months before he was out of the Soft Machine lineup. Unsurprisingly, then, it finds the group as oriented toward out-there jazz as they ever were with Wyatt on drums, to the point where it's not so much jazz-rock fusion as near-avant-garde jazz. Too, it was also a point in Soft Machine's evolution where the lineup could actually change during the performance, which is why this particular disc bears the billing "Soft Machine & Heavy Friends." The first song, the ten-minute "Blind Badger," is actually the Elton Dean group (which soon evolved into Just Us) with Mike Ratledge on electric piano; the next, "Neo-Caliban Grides," is the actual quartet that comprised Soft Machine at this point, with the addition of Phil Howard (later to replace Wyatt) as a second drummer; and the 32-minute medley features the Soft Machine quartet plus Roy Babbington and Neville Whitehead on bass, Mark Charig on cornet, Ronnie Scott on tenor sax, and Paul Nieman on trombone. Only the closing "Slightly All the Time"/"Noisette" is just the core Soft Machine quartet. It's all rather confusing (though the liner notes explain things in cohesive detail), the larger point to take away being the energetically complex, constant direction-changing performances themselves, though it's not easily digested by those who like memorable structures or riffs. Note, incidentally, that most (though not all) of this material was previously issued on the 1993 release BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert. ~ Richie Unterberger titles & descriptions Within USA:
$3.00 Flat Fee. Approximate delivery time is 5 to 10 business days (average 5 days). Our products will ship USPS. Hawaii and Alaska may take longer. We cannot guarantee that your items will be shipped together. For this reason, we cannot discount your Shipping and Handling fees on multiple items. Add USPS Delivery Confirmation: $0.49 per item.
$4.95 Flat Fee. Approximate delivery time is 8 to 14 business days. We are not responsible for Customs charges. We cannot guarantee that your items will be shipped together. For this reason, we cannot discount your Shipping and Handling fees on multiple items.
$5.95 Flat Fee. Approximate delivery time is 9 to 15 business days. We are not responsible for Customs charges. We cannot guarantee that your items will be shipped together. For this reason, we cannot discount your Shipping and Handling fees on multiple items.
Multiple items may ship in the same package. Shipping charges will not be reduced. Shipping & Handling will be charged separately for each item. Note: Please allow 1-3 business days for your order to process and ship out. Total delivery time = Processing time + Shipping time. Ship times are shown above. Items may be shipped together. However, we do not offer discounts on combined shipping.
PAYMENT:Accepted Means of Payment PayPal Visa (through PayPal) MasterCard (through PayPal) American Express (through PayPal) Discover (through PayPal)
CHECKOUT:After winning an item in auction or completing a Buy-It-Now purchase, you have two check-out options: Check-Out Now! Check-Out Later: You will be notified via e-mail when you are the winning bidder. There is no ne...
View Similar Items