Peter Hammill and Gary Lucas London Nov. 2012 photo by Karen Toftera
GARY LUCAS’ new duo collaboration with legendary Van Der Graaf Generator frontman PETER HAMMILL entitled “OTHERWORLD”
is released on Monday Feb. 3rd by Esoteric Recordings/Antenna, distributed by Cherry Red Records.
The pair recorded the album in Peter Hammill’s Terra Incognita Studio in Bath England last year,
and features Lucas’ psychedelic fretwork in tandem with Hammill’s distinctive vocals,
in a program mixing the duo’s songwriting with other-worldly soundscapes.
Read an interview with the duo in All About Jazz:
Listen to a preview here:
The duo makes their live debut on Fri. Feb. 21st at London’s Union Chapel.
Their next appearance is scheduled at the Gouveia Art-Rock Festival in Portugal April 27th.
Next week, Gary Lucas heads to Budapest to begin work on a new album with experimental jazz-rock ensemble deBORT.
Led by saxophonist/composer Toni Deszo, Lucas recently shared a bill with deBORT at the Budapest Jazz Club
attended by Mihaly Vig, Bela Tarr’s composer (“Werckmeister Harmonies”, “Satantango”), and other notables.
Gary Lucas plays music from “Satantango” and much more on his latest solo album of film music
“CINEFANTASTIQUE” (Northern Spy Records)
Listen to “Casino Royale”:
“One of the Top 10 Roots Albums of 2013”– Philadelphia Citypaper
“Guitar Album of the Year” — Gapplegate Guitar and Bass Blog
This summer marks the 20th Anniversary of the release of Jeff Buckley’s 2-million selling “Grace” album–
the title song and the first track “Mojo Pin” co-written by Gary Lucas
MOJO readers just voted Jeff Buckley “One of the Top 20 Most Important Music Artists of the Last 20 Years”
Lucas’ book “Touched By Grace–My Time with Jeff Buckley” (Jawbone Press) continues to receive stellar reviews,
including 4 Stars in MOJO
New Gary Lucas interview in All Rock Italy about Jeff Buckley:
Listen to Gary Lucas live on Mike Edison and Judy McGuire’s “Arts and Seizures” show for Heritage Radio 1/19/14:
Gary Lucas interviewed on Yale University’s WYBC FM by Brainard Carey: