Memory Serves

Memory Serves
Studio album by Material
Released 1981
Recorded OAO Studio, Brooklyn, New York
Genre No Wave
Length 38:51
Label Celluloid Records, 529812
Elektra/Musician
Producer Material with Martin Bisi
Material chronology
American Songs
(1981)
Memory Serves
(1981)
Bustin' Out
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Memory Serves is a 1981 album by the New York based No Wave music group Material.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Memory Serves" (Bill Laswell, Michael Beinhorn) – 5:08
  2. "Disappearing" (Olu Dara, Sonny Sharrock, Laswell, Beinhorn, Fred Maher) – 7:11
  3. "Upriver" (Billy Bang, Laswell, Beinhorn, Maher) – 5:25
  4. "Metal Test" (Fred Frith, Laswell, Beinhorn, Maher) – 4:30
  5. "Conform To The Rhythm" (Laswell, Beinhorn, Frith) – 4:30
  6. "Unauthorized" (Sharrock, Laswell, Maher) – 3:50
  7. "Square Dance" (Frith, Laswell, Maher) – 4:29
  8. "Silent Land" (George Lewis, Laswell, Beinhorn) – 3:48

Personnel

  • Bill Laswell – 4, 6 and 8 string basses
  • Michael Beinhorn – synthesizers, tapes, radio, guitar, drums, voice.
  • Fred Maher – drums, percussion, guitar (except "Silent Land")
  • Sonny Sharrock – guitar (except "Square Dance" and "Silent Land")
  • Fred Frith – guitar, violin, xylophone (1,4,5,7)
  • Olu Dara – cornet ("Disappearing", "Upriver")
  • Henry Threadgill – alto sax ("Disappearing", "Unauthorized", "Square Dance")
  • George Lewis – trombone ("Memory Serves", "Square Dance", "Silent Land")
  • Billy Bang – violin ("Upriver", "Unauthorized")
  • Charles K. Noyes – drums, percussion, bells ("Memory Serves", "Silent Land")

Production

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

References


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