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Background Noise: Laurie Scott Baker interview

Posted in Uncategorized by loops on February 16, 2009

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our very special guest for this morning,  is a living legend the pioneering improvising acoustic and electric double bassist and experimental electronic musician, Laurie Scott Baker visiting from England and his life partner Brigid, good morning Laurie and Brigid and thank you so much for coming in .  Laurie was an original member of the legendary British avant-garde collective the scratch Orchestra with Cornelius Cardew (with whom he was very friendly) in 1969 . Born in Sydney, Laurie’s formative musical experience was in improvisation and experimental music, as well as the influences of Folk, Jazz and Contemporary Classical music. As Such He Was a prominent part of the 1960s London improvised music scene.  He Will Be introducing a recent and soon to be released  recording of his improvised music collaborations from 1969 onwards . These Will Be Interspersed throughout our conversation.


start program with track from LIQUID METAL DREAMING  ~3’ then 2 more~5’




Circle Piece  parts three and four tracks 16, 17 ~9’10”


Bass Chants and Cues

1,Jackdaws Ascending,3’01”
3,Baby Binson Sonar,3’09

13,Winged Dove,1’12”



Robert Wyatt singing introduction ~1’

11,Pibroch 1926,2’00”
12,Pibroch the Call,3’29”


 Gracility track

7,747 at keithrowe airport, approx 4′