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FRED FRITH TRIO

(with Jason Hoopes, Jordan Glenn):

Another Day in Fucking Paradise (2016)

COSA BRAVA

(with Matthias Bossi, Shahzad Ismaily, Carla Kihlstedt, Zeena Parkins, The Norman Conquest):

The Letter (2012)
Ragged Atlas (2010)

DEATH AMBIENT

(with Kato Hideki, Ikue Mori):

Drunken Forest (2007)
Synesthesia (1998)
Death Ambient (1995)

MASSACRE

(with Bill Laswell and Charles Hayward):

Lonely Heart (2007) Meltdown (2001)
Funny Valentine (1998)
Killing Time (1981)

THE GUITAR QUARTET

(with Nick Didkovsky, René Lussier, Mark Stewart):

Upbeat (1998)
Ayaya Moses (1997)

KEEP THE DOG

(with Jean Derome, Charles Hayward, René Lussier, Bob Ostertag, Zeena Parkins):

That House We Lived In (2003)

SKELETON CREW

(with Tom Cora and Zeena Parkins):

The Country of Blinds (1986)
Learn to Talk (1984)

ART BEARS

(with Chris Cutler and Dagmar Krause):

The World As It Is Today (1981)
Winter Songs (1979)
Hopes and Fears (1978)

HENRY COW:

Western Culture (1978)
Concerts (1976)
Unrest (1974)

Solo Projects


Prints (2002)

Cheap at Half the Price (1983)

Speechless (1981)

Gravity (1980)

Music for Dance and Theatre


Propaganda (2015)

Field Days (2015)

Nowhere/Sideshow/Thin Air (2009)

The Happy End Problem (2006)

The Previous Evening (1997)

Accidental (1996)

Allies (1996)

Helter Skelter (1991)

The Technology of Tears (1987)

Music for Film



Leaning into the Wind (2016)

Last Day of Freedom (2015)

Journeys in Sensuality (2015)

Eye to Ear III (2010)

Touch the Sound (2005)

Eye to Ear II (2004)

Rivers & Tides (2003)

Eye to Ear (1997)

Middle of the Moment (1995)

Step Across the Border (1990)

The Top of His Head (1989)


As Improviser


Everybody’s Somebody’s Nobody with Darren Johnston (2016)

The Natural Order with John Butcher (saxophones) (2015)

Edge of the Light with Lotte Anker (saxophones) (2015)

Hello I Must Be Going with Evan Parker (saxophones) (2015)

Live at the Metz Arsenal, with Joëlle Léandre, double bass, Alvin Curran, piano and samples, Urs Leimgruber, sax (2012)

Clearing Customs, with Anantha Krishnan, Wu Fei, Patrice Scanlon (all Mills alumni) and Marque Gilmore, Tilman Müller, Daniela Cattivelli (2011)

Contretemps etc, with Jean-Pierre Drouet and Louis Sclavis (2011)

Long as in Short, Walk as in Run (with Annie Lewandowski) (2011)

Late Works (with John Zorn) (2010)

To Sail, To Sail (solo) (2008)

Unsquare (Maybe Monday w. Gerry Hemingway, Carla Kihlstedt, Ikue Mori, Zeena Parkins) (2007)

Cutter Heads (with Chris Brown) (2007)

The Compass, Log and Lead (with Carla Kihlstedt & Stevie Wishart) (2005)

All is bright but it is not day (with Pierre Tanguay & Jean Derome) (2002)

Dearness (with Anne Bourne and John Oswald) (2002)

Whisperings (with Michel Wintsch & Franziska Baumann) (2001)

Clearing (solo) (2001)

I dream of you jumping (with Louis Sclavis and Jean-Pierre Drouet) (2001)

Later (with Mark Dresser and Ikue Mori) (2000)

Two Gentlemen in Verona (with Chris Cutler) (2000)

SaturnÕs Finger (1999) (with Maybe Monday)

The Art of Memory (with John Zorn) (1994)

Live in Prague, Washington and Moscow (with Chris Cutler) (1990)

Epiphanies (with Derek BaileyÕs Company) (1985)

Voice of America (with Bob Ostertag and Phil Minton) (1982)

French Gigs (with Lol Coxhill) (1982)

Guitar Solos (1974)

As Composer


On Cold Mountain, songs on poems of Gary Snyder, Galax Quartet with Karen Clark (contralto), compositions by Fred Frith, W.A. Mathieu, Roy Whelden, Robert Morris (2011)

The Big Picture (with Arte Quartet, Katharina Weber, Lucas Niggli) (2009)

Still/Urban (with Arte Quartet) (2009)

Back to Life (with the Callithumpian Consort, Joan Jeanrenaud, William Winant, Daan Vandewalle)(2007)

Eleventh Hour (with Arditti Quartet) (2005)

Freedom in Fragments (Rova Sax Quartet)(2002)

Traffic Continues (with Ensemble Modern, Zeena Parkins & Ikue Mori) (2000)

Pacifica (with the Ensemble Eva Kant) (1998)

Helter Skelter (with Que dÕla Gueule) (1992)

Long on Logic (Rova Sax Quartet) (1987)


As guest


Rusconi and Fred Frith Live in Europe (2016)


ROVA: Ascension (with Nels Kline, Ikue Mori, Otomo Yoshihide,
Carla Kihlstedt et al) (2005)

Alvin Curran: Lost Marbles (2004)

John Zorn: Xu Feng (2001)

Christian Wolff: Burdocks (2001)

Stefan Tickmeyer: The Science Project (1997)

Looping Home Orchestra: Live (1993)

Naked City: Absinthe (1993)

Naked City: Radio (1993)

Naked City: Grand Guignol (1992)

Naked City: Heretic (1992)

John Zorn: Naked City (1990)

Bob Ostertag: Attention Span (1990)

Heiner Goebbels: Der Mann im Fahrstuhl (1989)

Christian Marclay: More Encores (1988)

John Zorn: Hu Die (1986)

John Zorn: The Big Gundown (1984)

Material: Memory Serves (1981)

The Residents: Commercial Album (1980)

Eugene Chadbourne: 2000 Statues (1979)

Lindsay Cooper: Rags (1979)

Gavin Bryars: Squirrel & the Ricketty-Racketty Bridge (1976)

Brian Eno: Before and After Science and Music for Films (1976)

Robert Wyatt: Ruth is Stranger than Richard (1976)


Audio Library



Etymology (with Tom Cora) (1997)




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