Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart : Take Me To God

Jah Wobble's Invaders of the Heart : Take Me To God
Jah Wobble (real name John Wardle) is a bassist whose music origins are intertwined with longtime friend Jonny Rotten of the Sex Pistols. In 1980, Sid Vicious lent him a bass, and two months later Jah Wobble landed a gig with his pal Johnny Rotten (now John Lydon) in the newly formed band Public Image ...

Ants Invasion

Ants Invasion
One of my bands is Ants Invasion. It’s a dead-on tribute to Adam and the Ants. I was a huge fan of that band in the 80s and saw them perform live. It’s been a lot of fun to learn these guitar parts and perform the music live. And my fellow musicians in this band ...

Material: Hallucination Engine

Material: Hallucination Engine
Bill Laswell is a prolific, multi-talented musician and producer. I always find his projects fascinating, and many of his CDs are brilliant multi-ethnic style collisions. One of his recurring projects is called Material. This particular recording features Laswell along with musical luminaries Nicky Skopelitis, Wayne Shorter, Bernie Worrell, Bootsy Collins, Shankar, Sly Dunbar, Jonas Hellborg, ...

Dalis Car 1

Dalis Car
One of my favorite bassists is Mick Karn, formerly of the band Japan. He is a complete musical stylist, and his playing is unmistakably unique. This musical project is a collaboration with vocalist Peter Murphy (Bauhaus) and Paul Vincent Lawford (credited with “rhythm construction”). The music on this CD has a spellbinding atmosphere. It’s nonspecific ...

A Jumbalassy Reunion (Of Sorts)

This continues to be a summer of musical reunions. Several members of Jumbalassy got together to play shows, and judging by our collective enjoyment of these gigs I’m guessing that we’ll be doing this more often. Most of the lineup is intact, with a few additions. I’d say our summer shows have been pretty good, ...