Bill Brovold and Richard Carr are Double Celled Organism.
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Bill Brovold and Richard Carr are Double Celled Organism. Time and Other Things That Don’t Exist is their second collaborative album released on Team Love. Bill Brovold plays guitar, banjo, drums, and home-made instruments. Richard Carr plays violin and samples.
Richard Carr is a violinist, composer and music educator, with a doctorate in music education from Columbia University. He has recorded numerous albums under his own name and with artists such as Bill Laswell, Fred Frith, Bootsy Collins, Sly & Robbie, The Swans, Milt Hinton, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli Jr., Alan Dawson, Howard Alden, and Karl Berger. He has performed with James Williams, Kenny Davern, Doc Cheatam, Jay McShann, Jamal Nasser, Mike Nord, Georg Hofmann, Steve Gornthe Go:Organic Orchestra and the American Festival of Microtonal Music. He is a former radio host on WDST in Woodstock, NY. He has climbed to the summit of Mt. Kilamanjaro in Tanzania, and trekked in Nepal, Peru, New Zealand, Patagonia, France, Switzerland, Italy, The Rockies, The Sierra Nevada, and a bunch of other places.
Bill Brovold is a painter, composer, and artist. In the early 1980s, he was a member of a number of New York avant- garde, No Wave groups including Rhys Chatham Ensemble, East Village Orchestra, Fast Forward and the Zen Vikings. Bill created the Detroit bands Larval and Strange Farm, whose revolving line-ups at times included Billy Ficca of Television, Ernie Brooks of Modern Lovers, and Ron Asheton of The Stooges. Brovold’s long musical history overflows with interesting projects and obscure yet essential names in the worlds of art and avant-garde music.
Inspired by walking meditations and reflections on the natural world, Phillip Norman Watson writes contemplative compositions for solo piano. His second release with Team Love Records, Joan pays homage to one of his most cherished inspirations, Joni Mitchell. The new album is out now. Listen: https://ffm.to/pnw-joan
Happy Release Day, Good Good Blood!
Two new singles from our friend, James Smith of Fox Food Records:
Keep Your Powder Dry / When It All Wakes Up
Opening with refined and hushed guitar hooks that recall the mid-noughties cult hero Adem…– Ryan Barham, Spectral Nights
Thanks to Spectral Nights for first ears, and welcome new listeners!
Find these beauties in all the places here and here:
Some love for new songs from the new album “Wishbone” by Darci Phenix.
And to Spotify for including “Hospitality” on Fresh Finds Indie.
“a gorgeous, cohesive and evocative petal-scattered debut…”Album review – Amy Jay Britton , Louder Than War
Welcoming our first release of 2021:
The new album by Darci Phenix is out now. Listen:
“Wishbone – . . . .truly is a wondrous return.” – Secret Meeting
““Hospitality”…is an endearing and honest take on the highs and lows of growing up.” – The Wild Honey Pile
Thanks to the class of 2020 for weathering the year with Team Love: Good Good Blood, Chris Root, Phillip Norman Watson, Napps, Double Celled Organism | Bill Brovold & Richard Carr, EX OH, Lorkin O’Reilly, Refried Ice Cream, Darci Phenix, Kianna White, and, of course, Tilly and the Wall.
We are sending love. XOTL
• Stay tuned for new music from Darci Phenix (Wishbone, January 8), Good Good Blood, Phillip Norman Watson, Double Celled Organism and more.
Official video for “Molecules” by EX OH. Watch “More Of.”
We are pleased to present the debut album by EX OH and hope you agree:
The album is out now on vinyl exclusively through Bandcamp (limited edition pressing of 50) and in the digital everywhere. XOTL