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Sacred Dub: Bill Laswell - Material and Friends

Bill Laswell Discography

Material and Friends :: Bill Laswell

01 Take a Chance 4:31
02 Discourse 4:05
03 Conform To the Rhythm 4:30
04 Cookout 4:38
05 Memories 3:58
06 Busting Out 8:03
07 Work Song 7:14
08 Secret Life 5:45

Liner Notes

Tracks 1,5 and 6

Recorded at O.A.O Studio, Brooklyn, New York and RPM Sound Studio, New York City
Produced by Material

Tracks 2 and 8

Recorded in March, 1980 at Linden Studio, Ambler, PA (?)
Produced by Martin Bisi and Material

Track 3

Recorded at OAO Studio, Brooklyn, New York
Produced by Material with Martin Bisi

Track 4

Recorded at Radio City Music Hall Studio and OAO Studio in New York in 1983
Produced by Bill Laswell and Anton Fier

Track 7

Recorded at OAO Studio, Brooklyn, New York
Produced by Material for OAO Productions

Bill Laswell: 4, 6 and 8 string basses, Steinberger bass, piano strings, turntables
Michael Beinhorn (1,2): synthesizers
Nona Hendryx (1,6): vocals
B.J. Nelson (1): vocals
Nicky Skopelitis (1): guitar
J.T. Lewis (1): drums
Nicky Marroero (1) percussion
Cliff Cultreri (2): guitar
Bill Bacon (2): drums
Fred Frith (3): guitar
Fred Maher (3,4,8): drums
Anton Fier (4): DMX
Roger Trilling (4): records
Whitney Houston (5): vocals
Archie Shepp (5): tenor
Raymond Jones (5): Yamaha CP-70 B electric grand piano
Yogi Horton (5): drums
Ronnie Drayton (6): guitar
Daniel Ponce (7): congas
George Lewis (7): trombone
Ralph Carney (7): bass saxophone, contrabass clarinet
Phillip Wilson (7): drums

Release Information

Year Label Country Format Catalog
1984 Celluloid France LP CEL 6715

Related Discography Entries

  • Bill Laswell vs. Submerged | Brutal Calling Re-Release [2006]
  • Bill Laswell | Roots Tonic Meets Bill Laswell [2006]
  • Otomo Yoshihide / Bill Laswell / Yoshida Tatsuya | Episome [2006]
  • Bill Laswell vs. Submerged | Todd Bridges On Lockdown (Temulent Remix) / Summery Execution (Corrupt Souls Remix) 12" [2005]
  • Hoppy Kamiyama and Bill Laswell | A Navel City / No One Is There [2004]
  • Otomo Yoshihide / Bill Laswell / Yasuhiro Yoshigaki | Soup Live [2004]
  • Bill Laswell vs. Submerged | Brutal Calling [2004]
  • Bill Laswell | Version 2 Version: A Dub Transmission [2004]
  • Otomo Yoshihide / Bill Laswell / Yasuhiro Yoshigaki | Soup [2003]
  • Bill Laswell vs. Submerged | Doctored Intelligence / Normality Complex 10" [2003]
  • Bill Laswell | Final Oscillations [2003]
  • Bill Laswell | ROIR Dub Sessions [2003]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | The Psychonavigation Collection [2003]
  • Bill Laswell | AFTERMATHematics instruMENTAL - Rhythm And Recurrence [2003]
  • Bill Laswell and Jah Wobble | Radioaxiom Remixes 12" [2002]
  • Bill Laswell / Pete Namlook / Klaus Schulze | The Evolution of the Dark Side of the Moog [2002]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Psychonavigation 5 [2002]
  • Bill Laswell | Sacred System: Book of Exit (Dub Chamber 4) [2002]
  • Bill Laswell | Filmtracks 2000 [2001]
  • Bill Laswell and Jah Wobble | Radioaxiom – A Dub Transmission [2001]
  • Bill Laswell | Points of Order [2001]
  • Bill Laswell | Lo. Def Pressure [2000]
  • Bill Laswell | Emerald Aether: Shape Shifting [2000]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Outland 4 [2000]
  • Bill Laswell | Dub Chamber 3 [2000]
  • Bill Laswell | Invisible Design [1999]
  • Bill Laswell | Imaginary Cuba [1999]
  • Bill Laswell | Hashisheen : The End Of Law [1999]
  • Bill Laswell | Broken Vessels Soundtrack [1999]
  • Bill Laswell | Permutation [1999]
  • Bill Laswell | Hear No Evil Re-Release (2xCD) [1999]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Psychonavigation 4 [1999]
  • Bill Laswell | Moody's Mood For Love (CD Single) [1998]
  • Percy Howard / Fred Frith / Bill Laswell / Charles Hayward | Meridiem [1998]
  • Bill Laswell | Jazzonia [1998]
  • Bill Laswell | Oscillations 2 [1998]
  • Bill Laswell | Sacred System: Nagual Site [1998]
  • Bill Laswell / Pete Namlook / Klaus Schulze | The Dark Side of the Moog VII [1998]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Outland 3 [1998]
  • Bill Laswell and Haruomi Hosono | Interpieces Organization 12" [1997]
  • Bill Laswell | City of Light [1997]
  • Bill Laswell | Oscillations Remixes [1997]
  • Bill Laswell | Sacred System Chapter Two [1997]
  • Bill Laswell / Pete Namlook / Klaus Schulze | The Dark Side of the Moog VI [1997]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Psychonavigation 3 [1997]
  • Bill Laswell and Style Scott | Dub Meltdown [1997]
  • Bill Laswell | Oscillations (Nico & Scanner Remixes) 12" [1996]
  • Bill Laswell | Oscillations [1996]
  • Bill Laswell and Haruomi Hosono | Interpieces Organization [1996]
  • Bill Laswell | Sacred System: Chapter 1 (Book of Entrance) [1996]
  • Bill Laswell / Pete Namlook / Klaus Schulze | The Dark Side of the Moog V [1996]
  • Bill Laswell / Pete Namlook / Klaus Schulze | The Dark Side of the Moog IV [1996]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Outland 2 [1996]
  • Bill Laswell | Ambient Compendium [1996]
  • Bill Laswell and Terre Thaemlitz | Web [1995]
  • Bill Laswell and Mick Harris | Somnific Flux [1995]
  • Bill Laswell | Silent Recoil: Dub System One [1995]
  • Bill Laswell / Tetsu Inoue / Atom Heart | Second Nature [1995]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Psychonavigation 2 [1995]
  • Bill Laswell and Nicholas James Bullen | Bass Terror [split CD] [1994]
  • Bill Laswell and Jonah Sharp | Visitation [1994]
  • Bill Laswell | Outer Dark [1994]
  • Bill Laswell | Axiom Ambient: Lost in the Translation [1994]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Outland [1994]
  • Bill Laswell and Pete Namlook | Psychonavigation [1994]
  • Yosuke Yamashita / Bill Laswell / Ryuichi Sakamoto | Asian Games [1993]
  • Bill Laswell | Deconstruction: The Celluloid Recordings [1993]
  • Bill Laswell | Hear No Evil [1988]
  • Bill Laswell and Peter Brotzmann | Low Life [1987]
  • Bill Laswell | Worksong / Hindsight 12" [1984]
  • Bill Laswell | Baselines [1983]