Update Nov 2020


____Update April 2024___

Bandcamp site:

The Guitar Solos 50th Anniversary double LP still available from Weekend Records via the bandcamp site. Limited edition!


Also on bandcamp:

Life Only’s Plus ça Change with Dimos Vryzas, electric violin and Diego Aguirre Daz, electric guitar

Atmospheres (music for three films)

Lelekovice (String Quartet #1)

Four Compositions for Guitar Quartet

Nineteen spontaneous compositions for guitar solo (and one for guitar duo)

Kammgarn Chronicles with virtuoso pianist Werner Bärtschi

Improvisations with renowned percussionist Jean-Pierre Drouet

Coming soon:


     violin duos with gabby fluke-mogul (on Relative Pitch)

           The Life and Behavior

    with harpist Shelley Burgon (on Relative Pitch)


Percussion Art Ensemble Bern playing Rocket Science and What Happens plus pieces by John Wolf Brennan and Siegfried Kutterer (on PAEB’s own label)


    with gong virtuoso Karen Stackpole (on Sub Rosa)

Recent releases:

          Hidden Danger Lets Me In

    with Evelyn Davis & Phillip Greenlief (on Clean Feed)


“they fragment and refract in a way that is beautiful and intriguing. And through it all, some churning but intangible center, that underlying Lantskap logic holds”  Squidco

totally unique conversations…Treat yourself to this exciting challenge.” Tor Mammerø

  Laying Demons to Rest

  with Susana Santos Silva (on Rogu’Art label)


“the long sound of unstopping life welcomed into this sweet intricate moment” Tim Hodgkinson

“darkly spirited conversation of deep introspection and cathartic exorcism; magnificent!” Squidco

“a match made in improvisational heaven” JazzTimes 

Dancing Like Dust

with Núria Andorrà (on KlangGalerie)


“an excellent collaboration with both Frith & Andorrà showing both flare and atmospheric depth” Musique Machine

Moving Parts

with Normal (Fred Frith/Sudhu Tewari)(on Foc’s’le Records)


“A perfectly complementary pair of improvisers…draw unexpected sonic environments and propulsive rhythmic passages through eight compelling dialogs.” Squidco

      Something About This Landscape

A Fred composition for the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles conducted by Jean-Paul Dessy, featuring the composer as improvising soloist (on Sub Rosa)


And of course there’s Free Dirt/Dirt Free, a double CD of Skeleton Crew Live on the Klanggalerie label                                                          

Road, FF Trio with special guests Lotte Anker and Susana Santos Silva on Intakt                                                            

And three box sets of all Fred Records releases plus two records that were not reissued until now – Dropera (with Ferdinand Richard) and Helter Skelter (the Marseille opera project directed by François-Michel Pesenti), both re-mastered by Myles Boisen. There’s also the previously unreleased Inimitable, a dance project commissioned by Amanda Miller. If you buy all three boxes there’s an additional CD, of Fred’s last concert with Tom Cora in Aubervilliers in 1998 (as well as unreleased shows with Chris Cutler). Full details at ReR Megacorp: https://www.rermegacorp.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?

The following lockdown projects/records are still available:

French Gigs  – re-issue of the 1981 record with Lol Coxhill on Klanggalerie, Austria [https://www.klanggalerie.com/gg353]

This or Here and That – new CD of quartet with Clara Weil (voice), Tom Malmendier (drums), and Anil Eraslan (cello) on Eux Saem, France  [https://euxsaem.bandcamp.com/album/there-or-here-and-that]

Fanfarissimo, new duo on vinyl with Chilean trumpeter Benjamin Vergara on Tour de Bras, Canada [https://tourdebras.bandcamp.com/album/fanfarrisimo]

Lock Me Up, Lock Me Down, a ten year old trio recording with Sudhu Tewari and Cenk Ergün, beautifully re-imagined and re-constructed by Cenk. [https://frith-tewari-ergun.bandcamp.com]

A mountain doesn’t know it’s tall, a new duo recording playing home-made instruments with Ikue Mori (laptop electronics). [https://www.intaktrec.ch/352-a.htm]