Lydia Lunch with The Anubian Lights

(USA Mid 2001, World May-November 2002, USA April 2003 and Europe March 2004)

Chronology

Lydia Lunch with The Anubian Lights
Photo credit: unknown.


Chronology: a chronological overview of known concert dates (some with setlists and/or ads), 
dates of studio recordings, all line-ups and other trivia related to the American band Lydia Lunch with The Anubian Lights.

-Information in grey italics is uncertain-

2001
The year in which Lydia Lunch starts her collaboration with The Anubian Lights, and records an EP with them.

Lydia moves from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles in January 2000. She will stay until June 2003

In 2001 Lydia Lunch starts her collaboration with Tommy Grenas and Len Del Rio of The Anubian Lights. Under this moniker she would only record an EP. The material is basically only toured in 2002 in between several other projects. The Anubian Lights would again be enlisted in the Spring of 2003 to finish Lydia's "Smoke In The Shadows" album (for which recordings started in Los Angeles in January 2000).


Studio Line-up (2001):
Lydia Lunch (chanteuse)/ Tommy Grenas (bass, guitar, keyboards, loops)
and Len Del Rio (drums, keyboards, loops, programming).

March 2001
US Spoken word dates ("Johnny Behind The Deuce").


May/Mid 2001
US CA,Los Angeles,The Antichamber studio,recording with The Anubian Lights the "Champagne,Cocaine & Nicotine Stains" EP. Engineered and mixed by Len Del Rio. Guesting on the album: Tracy Garcia (12 string - and electrical guitar) and Scott Rush (treated guitar).


Sep/Oct 2001
EU Lydia Lunch tours with Terry Edwards some of the, then unreleased, Anubian Lights tracks and Smoke In The Shadows tracks.


Nov/Dec 2001
EU/US Spoken word dates.






2002
The year in which "Champagne,Cocaine & Nicotine Stains" EP is released and the band tours Europe, the US and Australia.

01-Feb-02
DE Release of the "Champagne,Cocaine & Nicotine Stains" EP (Crippled Dick).


Feb/Apr 2002
US/EU Spoken word dates (a.o. "In My Time Of Dying").


Live Line-up #1 (May - November 2002):
Lydia Lunch (chanteuse)/ Tommy Grenas (bass, treated loops)/ Len Del Rio (keyboards, Moog, mixing)
and Tracy Garcia (guitar).

Leipzig 20-May-02

20-May-02
DE Leipzig,Parkbühne,Wave Gotic Treffen festival

Photo: Credit Heiko Meyer.


21-May-02
DE Münster,Odeon


22-May-02
DE Wuppertal,Börse

Setlist: Sway/ Nothing But Trouble/ Touch My Evil/ Champagne, Cocaine & Nicotine Stains/ Lost World/ Tainte Fema-Creatura (a.k.a. Solo Mystico)/ Pass Like Night/ Guernicana/ Hotel Room/ Cry Murder/ Baby Faced Killer/ One Body Too Many/ Hot Tip.


23-May-02
DE Stuttgart,Röhre

24-May-02
CH Luzern,Boa

25-May-02
CH Zürich,El Local


26-May-02
CZ Praha,-

Setlist: Tainte Fema-Creatura (a.k.a. Solo Mystico)/ and more..

Note: Above track available on the "Deviations On A Theme" 2CD compliation (Provocateur Media 2006).


27-May-02
DE Frankfurt,Nachtleben


28-May-02
A Wien,Flex

Setlist: Sway/ and more..

Note: Above track available on the "Touch My Evil" CD-R (Widowspeak 2006).


29-May-02
DE München,Muffathalle,Fun for Free Festival

Setlist: Sway/ Nothing But Trouble/ Touch My Evil/ Champagne, Cocaine & Nicotine Stains/ Lost World/ Tainte Fema-Creatura (a.k.a. Solo Mystico)/ Pass Like Night/ Guernicana/ Hotel Room/ Cry Murder/ Baby Faced Killer/ One Body Too Many/ Hot Tip/ Potango Tango.

Note: All above tracks, except "Sway" available on the "Touch My Evil" CD-R (Widowspeak 2006).


May 2002 European tour

30-May-02
CH Bern,Reitschule
[with Legendary Pink Dots]

31-May-02
DE Karlsruhe,Substage

01-Jun-02
NL Den Haag,Paard van Troje

03-Jun-02
DE Hamburg,Fabrik

04-Jun-02
DE Berlin,Magnet

Postcard: Scan of back of postcard courtsesy of EaViL.


20-Jun-02
US OR,Portland,Dante's

21-Jun-02
US WA,Seattle,Sky Church,Experience Music Project


July 2002
US Spoken word dates (a.o. "In My Time Of Dying").


Los Angeles 28-Jul-02

28-Jul-02
US CA,Los Angeles,The Parlour Club

Flyer: e-flyer.

Flyer: Scan of another flyer.


19-Sep-02
US CA,Los Angeles,The Echo
[with Seksuroba]


24-Oct-02
AU Melbourne,Prince of Wales
[with Ponyloaf]

25-Oct-02
AU Sydney,Annandale Hotel
[with Ponyloaf]

26-Oct-02
AU Brisbane,Davies Park,Zed main stage,4ZZZ Market day 2002 Bananageddon
[with Ed Kuepper, Celibate Rifles,...]

30-Oct-02
AU Byron Bay,Great Northern

01-Nov-02
AU Canberra,Electro Festival


10-Nov-02
US CA,Hollywood,The Derby


December 2002
EU Spoken word dates (a.o. "In My Time Of Dying").






2003
The year in which the band does a few dates in the US during April.

Mar/Apr 2003
US Spoken word dates (a.o. "In My Time Of Dying") and exhibitions of Lydia's photographic works.


Live Line-up #2 (US April 2003):
Lydia Lunch (chanteuse)/ Tommy Grenas (bass, treated loops)/ Len Del Rio (keyboards, Moog, mixing)
and Nels Cline (guitar).

Chicago 24-Apr-03

24-Apr-03
US Il,Chicago,Abbey Pub
[with Rope]

Photo: Credit EaViL. Used with kind permission.

Flyer: Scan of flyer courtesy of EaViL.


26-Apr-03
US NY,New York City,Knitting Factory


Spring 2003
US CA,Los Angeles, recording with The Anubian Lights for the "Smoke In The Shadows" album.


June/July 2003
EU/US Willing Victim career retrospective tour. Spoken word dates (a.o. "In My Time Of Dying"/ "Memory an Madness")


Nov/Dec 2003
US Spoken word dates (a.o. "Memory an Madness") and exhibitions of Lydia's photographic works.






2004
The year in which Lydia performs the music of the Anubian Lights with others musicians.

Live Line-up #3 (Europe March 2004):
Lydia Lunch (chanteuse)/ Terry Edwards (alto sax)/ Ian White (percussion,soundscapes,laptop)
and James Johnston (guitar).

Nantes 06-Mar-04

06-Mar-04
FR Nantes,Le Lieu Unique,I.D.E.A.L. Festival

Note: For this small tour (labeled as "Lydia Lunch plays the music of The Anubian Lights") Lydia recruited members of Gallon Drunk and the Scapegoats. Terry and Ian had worked with her before on her Matrikamantra and the Smoke In The Shadows tours.

Poster: e-poster.


Moskva 11-Mar-04

11-Mar-04
RU Moskva,B2

Photo: Credit (c) coroner 2004.


13-Mar-04
RU St. Petersburg,Red Club

Setlist: Didjeridu + trumpet (Rapture)/ and more..

Note: The above track is available on Terry Edwards' "Readymade" compilation (Sartorial 2007). With guest musician David Coulter (Test Department/The Pogues).


April 2004
By this time the Smoke In The Shadows live tour started.



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