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.