Lydia Lunch's long term collaborations

(1998 - present)

Chronology


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 Lydia Lunch's collaborations. 

-Information in grey italics is uncertain-





MINOX
(Italy 1998)
Lydia's collaboration with Italian artists Mirco Magnani and Marco Monfardini.

June 1998
IT Pistoia,Suite Cathedral studio,recording "U Turn" EP.


23-Oct-98
IT Release of the "U Turn" EP (Suite Inc).


December 1998
IT Pistoia,Suite Cathedral studio,recording Lydia's parts for the "Downworks" album.


Live Line-up:
Mirco Magnani/ Marco Monfardini/ Raffaele Ferro [Dubital] (bass,backing vcls)/ Beatrice Sarti [Technophonic Chamber Orchestra] (cello,vcls)/ Giovanni Porazzini (violin)/ Viviana Apicella (pianoforte)/ Matteo Magni [Dubital] with Lydia Lunch (vocals).

Italy 05/07-Dec-98

05-Dec-98
IT Cosenza,Auditorium Liceo Classico

06-Dec-98
IT Palermo,Cantieri Culturali della Zisa

07-Dec-98
IT Catania,Taxi Driver

Poster: Photo of poster.

Note: 3 date tour. The only live performances Lydia did with the band.


30-Mar-02
IT Release of the "Downworks" album (Suite Inc).


21-Apr-09
IT Release of as "U-Turn+" compilation ("U-Turn" + "Downworks") album (Get Back).






LES AUS
(Spain 2007)
Lydia's collaboration with Spanish artists Arnau Sala and Dalmau Boada.

Summer 2007
SP Barcelona,Home studio and Bellvitge,Lydia Lunch records 3 songs ("Still Searching", "Deadman", "La Obaga Porta A Soril") with Les Aus for her "Ghosts of Spain" album.


Lausanne 10-Oct-07

10-Oct-07
CH Lausanne,Casino de Montbenon
LUFF 2007 festival
Scum Night
[with Dorit Chrysler and Gibby Haynes]

Setlist: a.o. Deadman.

Note: Lydia (guitar/vocals) with Les Aus (guitar and drums).

Flyer: e-Flyer.


Gratallops 29-Mar-08

29-Mar-08
SP Gratallops,Priorat Centre d'Art,Celler Alvario Palacios
Pensiero e Dinamita

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Les Aus (guitar and drums) and Marc Viaplane (guitar).

Flyer: e-Flyer.


Manresa 07-Mar-09

07-Mar-09
SP Manresa,Sala El Vermell,Gargall 09 festival
Festival d´improvisació

Flyer: e-Flyer.






PHILIPPE PETIT
(France 2009)
Lydia's collaboration with French artist Philippe Petit.

2009
FR Recordings with Philippe Petit for the "Twist Of Fate" album.


April-09
Release of the "Twist Of Fate" album (no label).


Genève 11-Apr-09

11-Apr-09
CH Genève,L’Alhambra Theatre,Electron festival

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).

Flyer: e-Flyer.


Aarhus 17-Apr-09

17-Apr-09
DK Aarhus,Archauz/Lobby,Lyd+Litteratur #7 festival

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).

Photo: © Steffen Jørgensen (used with kind permission).


Dijon, 03-Jul-09

03-Jul-09
FR Dijon,La Vapeur,Mégaphone Festival (1:30 AM)
[with Sir Alice]

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).

Flyer: e-Flyer.


Marseille 17-Jul-09

17-Jul-09
FR Marseille,Iles du Frioul,Parc National des Calanques,MIMI festival

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).

Flyer: e-Flyer.


18-Sep-09
FR Dunkerque,Les 4 Ecluses,Mon Inouïe Symphonie festival

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).


Marseille 30-Oct-09

30-Oct-09
FR Marseille,Cabaret Aléatoire

Setlist: Twist (Freedom for my brothers)/ Dirty White Honeysuckle/ Thirsty (Diamond Sea)/ Twist Of Fate/ Beautiful Eyes/ Violence.

Photo: Screen capture from DVD.

Note: All tracks available on the "Twist of Fate" DVD (2010) as well as the "Taste Our Voodoo" 2CD box (2013).
Line-up: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).


Victoriaville 21-May-10

21-May-10
CAN QC,Victoriaville,Colisée
Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).

Flyer: e-Flyer.


18-Oct-10
PL Release of the "Twist Of Fate" CD/DVD (Monotype Records).


Victoriaville 21-May-10

06-Nov-10
ES Tenerife,Santa Cruz de Tenerife,Espacio Cultural El Tanque
Keroxen 10 festival

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).

Flyer: e-Flyer.


06-Jan-11
DE Hamburg,Stubnitz Boat

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).


Berlin 07-Jan-11

07-Jan-11
DE Berlin,Volksbühne
(with TM Schneider)

Setlist: Twist (Freedom for my brothers)/ Dirty White Honeysuckle/ Thirsty (Diamond Sea)/ Master Alchemist/ Twist Of Fate/ Beautiful Eyes/ Violence/ God Is A Bullet.

Photo: Credit Playloud.org

Note: All tracks available on the "Taste Our Voodoo" 2CD box (2013). Also released on video for online film streaming from Playloud.org. Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).


06-May-11
DE Release of the "In Comfort" EP (Comfortzone Records).


31-May-11
AT Wien,MAK Museum,Säulenhalle

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Philippe Petit (turntables,electronics,synths,electric psalterion,amplified wood tablet).


29-Nov-13
IT Release of the "Tase Our Voodoo" CD Box (Rustblade Records).






CYPRESS GROVE
(UK 2009)
Lydia's collaboration with English artist Tony Chmelik.

Lydia first works with Cypress Grove on the Jeffrey Lee Pierce Session project album "We Are Only Riders", then both work on "Come Back … When You're Better", which contains tales of heartbreak, sorrow and redemption. Subterranean sick-home black and blues. Bittersweet symphonies of black and blue love songs. Mainly one-off live dates. The album remains- as yet- unreleased.


May 2009
UK London,Kenway Studio, recording "St.Mark's Place", "When I Get My Cadillac" (*) and "Walkin' Down The Street" (**) for the Jeffrey Lee Pierce Session project album "We Are Only Riders". Lydia Lunch (vocals) and Cypress Grove (bass, acoustic guitar, piano), with Kid Congo Powers (guitar,percussion)(*)(**) and (**) Dave Alvin (lead guitar), Mike Stark (piano) and many others.


Jul/Aug-09
UK/ES London/Barcelona,studio,recordings for the album with Cypress Grove "Come Back... When You're Better"


2010/2011
UK London,Kenway Studio, recording "I Wanna Be You","The Brink" and "In My Room" for the Jeffrey Lee Pierce Session project album "The Journey Is Long". Lydia Lunch (vocals) and Cypress Grove (guitar,keyboards), with Barry Adamson (vocals,keyboard,bass), Mick Cozens (guitars), Willie Love (drums,percussion) and many others.


London 27-Aug-12

27-Aug-12
UK London,The Lexington
Verbalesque event
[with Amusiacs, We Are Birds Of Paradise, Captain Steve Smyth, Tin Tone Army]

Note: Event curated by Lydia. Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (guitar), x (guitar,harmonica) and backing tapes. She joins We Are Birds Of Paradise for a version of "Hangover Hotel" and other songs.

Photo: Credit http://www.nemesis.to .


Piano di Sorrento 21-Sep-12

21-Sep-12
IT Piano di Sorrento,Gran Caffè Marianiello
"A Fistful of Desert Blues"
(with films by Elise Passavant)

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (acoustic guitar) and backing tapes, with projection of films by Elise Passavant shot in Almera, Spain.


Cesena 22-Sep-12

22-Sep-12
IT Cesena,Rocca Malatestiana
"A Fistful of Desert Blues"
[with Beatrice Antolini]
(with films by Elise Passavant)

Photo: Credit zioWoody.

Note: Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (acoustic guitar) and backing tapes, with projection of films by Elise Passavant shot in Almera, Spain. Beatrice Antolini was in Sister Assassin with Lydia and Jessie Evans.


Barcelona 29-Sep-12

29-Sep-12
ES Barcelona,Fàbrica de Creació Fabra i Coats
"A Fistful of Desert Blues"
[with Bibbe Hansen]
(with films by Elise Passavant)

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (acoustic guitar) and backing tapes, with projection of films by Elise Passavant shot in Almera, Spain.


Milano 17-Apr-13

17-Apr-13
IT Milano,Circolo Magnolia
[with Anna Magdalena]
(with films by Elise Passavant)

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (acoustic guitar) and backing tapes, with projection of films by Elise Passavant shot in Almera, Spain.


Faenza 01-Aug-14

01-Aug-14
IT Faenza,Piazza della Molinella
Strade Blu festival
[with Dario Neri]

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Playing songs from the "Fistful of Desert Blues" album, plus some Big Sexy Noise tracks.
Line-up:Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (acoustic guitar) with James Johnston (guitar) and Ian White (drums).


Polignano 02-Aug-14

02-Aug-14
IT Polignano a Mare,Piazza S. Benedetto
Experimenta festival
[with Olmoti & Sirianni]

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Playing songs from the "Fistful of Desert Blues" album, plus some Big Sexy Noise tracks.
Line-up:Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (acoustic guitar) with James Johnston (guitar) and Ian White (drums).


03-Aug-14
IT Roma,Parco dell'ex aeroporto di Centocelle,Airport One

Setlist: Won't Leave You Alone/ End Of My Rope/ Devil Winds/ Summer Of My Disconnect/ I'll Be Damned/ Beautiful Liar/ Jericho/ Tuscaloosa/ Trust The Witch/ Baby Faced Killer/ When You're Better/ TB Sheets [Van Morisson].

Note: Playing songs from the "Fistful of Desert Blues" album, plus some Big Sexy Noise tracks.
Line-up:Lydia Lunch (vocals), Cypress Grove (acoustic guitar) with James Johnston (guitar) and Ian White (drums).






MIA ZABELKA/MEDUSA'S BED
(AT 2009)
Lydia's collaboration with Austrian artist Mia Zabelka.

Wien 22-Apr-09

22-Apr-09
AT Wien,Kosmos Theater,Phonofemme festival

Photo: Still from private video.

Note: "The Gun Is Still Loaded". Lydia Lunch reads texts from Elfriede Jelinek, with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) and Christina -Chra- Nemec (laptop) + visuals. Mia Zabelka is a sound artist, violinist and vocalist from Vienna. Christina -Chra- Nemec is a sound artist from Vienna.


Wien 11-May-10

11-May-10
AT Wien,MAK-Museum für Angewandte Kunst

12-May-10
AT Wien,Festwochen Neubau

Photo: Taken @ MAK, credit David Murobi.

Note: "Battle Scars". Lydia Lunch with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) and Christina -Chra- Nemec (laptop). Visuals by Elise Passavant. "Battle Scars" is a multimedia performance utilizing video, voice and psycho ambient sound experiments as a survival guide to live in the traumazone. Lydia Lunch and Mia Zabelka are joining forces in a collective battle cry to give voice to those who feel wounded, weary and traumatized by a world at war with itself. Haunting images, psycho acoustic sound experiments, the poetry of sex, sorrow and rage.


Wien 11-May-10

04-Jan-11
ES Madrid,Casa Encendida,SONOAUS’11

Photo: Credit unknown. Not taken at above show.

Note: "Battle Scars". Lydia Lunch with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) + visuals.


28-Jan-11
US DC,Washington,Artisphere Theatre

03-Feb-11
US NY,New York City,Issue project room

11-May-11
SE Umea,Made Festival

22-May-11
CAN QC,Montréal,Festival Internationale de la Musique Actuelle

Note: Mia Zabelka solo shows, with visuals by Lydia Lunch.


17-Sep-11
CR Belgrado,Dom Omladine

Note: Lydia Lunch with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) + visuals.


05-Oct-11
AT Wien,Café Orient,Herbstfestival

Note: "Adam Bomb". Lydia Lunch with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) + visuals.


Phonart 21-Apr-12

21-Apr-12
CR Rovanj,Monte Mulini Hotel
Phonart Cyber Dinner

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Sensual dinner under the direction of chef de cuisine Tomislav Gretic is a kind of culinary and artistic multimedia spectacle for all senses. The dinner is accompanied and complemented by a variety of unique live performances of musicians and performance artists such as extreme/experimental violinist Mia Zabelka with performance artist Lydia Lunch (and also Svetlana Maras, Gypsy guitar duo Harry Stojko and Klaudije Jelinek, Darko Rundek and Isabel, Marha Zani, and others). Lydia Lunch with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) + visuals.


Washington 28-Sep-12

28-Sep-12
US DC,Washington,Lang Theater
Sonic Circuit Festival

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: "TranceScription". A multimedia spectacle which twists the idea of the Orwellian nightmare of a super surveillance state peopled with techno addicts, whose peripheral vision has been reduced to the size of a cell phone screen. Projected images of Lunch, the antithesis of Big Brother, issue a wake up call to rebellion against America’s encroaching police state, where everyone is guilty until proven innocent. Lydia Lunch with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) and live visuals by Elise Passavant.


14-Apr-13
ANO Oslo,Henie Onstad,Kunstsenter

Note: Lydia Lunch with live sounds by Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) and live visuals by Elise Passavant.


Medusa's Bed line-up (October 2013 - ):
Lydia Lunch (texts, vox, soundscapes,guitar)/ Mia Zabelka (violin,samples) and Zahra Mani (electronics).

30-Oct-13
PL Release of the "Medusa's Bed" CD (Monotype Records).


Warszawa 19-Nov-13

19-Nov-13
PL Warszawa,CSW,CCA Laboratory Building
Strefa Monotype 18
[with Airth]

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Photo: Photos credit by Piotr Lewandowski.


Wien 24-Jul-14

24-Jul-14
AT Wien,Kunstplatz Karlsplatz,Popfest

Flyer: e-Flyer.


26-Jul-14
AT Untergreith,KlangHaus,Sommernachtklang
[with Komora A, We will fail, Mirt/Ter, Micromelancolie]


Wien 06-Nov-14

06-Nov-14
AT Wien,Fluc,Skug #100
[with Drekoty, What’s Inside A Girl]

Photo: Credit David Visnjic.


Europe Nov-14

07-Nov-14
AT Innsbruck,P.M.K.
[with Dale Cooper Quartet]

Flyer: e-Flyer.


Steyr 08-Nov-14

08-Nov-14
AT Steyr,Kulturverein Röda,Anti-Pop-fest

Poster: Photo of poster.


13-Nov-14
SK Bratislava,A4
[with Gareth Davis and Eliott Sharp]


Wien 14-Nov-14

14-Nov-14
AT Wien,Funkhaus,ORF FM radio, Ö1 "Kunstradio"

Photo: Credit ORF.

Note: Performing "Medusas on Air", a live radio version of the "Medusa's Bed" album (monotyperecords 2014). Broadcast on 01-Mar-15. Available from Kunstradio.at.

Line-up: Lydia Lunch (vocals, drumsticks, Bunny, found objects)/ Zahra Mani (bass guitar, field recordings, live electronics, bottles and glasses) and Mia Zabelka (vocals, electric violin, live electronics, various bits of clothing and microphones). Recorded by Robert Pavlecka (sound engineer @ ORF).


16-Nov-15
DE Berlin,Roter Salon @ Volksbühne

17-Nov-15
DK København,Mayhem
[with Jørgen Teller & the Empty Stairs]

18-Nov-15
NO Oslo,Cafe Mono

20-Nov-15
AT Innsbruck,Die Bäckerei @ P.M.K.

22-Nov-15
PL Katowice,Dom Oswiatowy Biblioteki Slaskiej
Ars Cameralis festival


Wien 20-Sep-16

20-Sep-16
AT Wien,Mo.ë Vienna

Poster: Photo credit Sébastien Greppo.


22-Sep-16
AT Graz,Forum Stadtpark






SISTER ASSASSIN
(Italy 2011)
Lydia's collaboration with Jessie Evans and Beatrice Antolini.

Cagliari 09-Jun-11

09-Jun-11
IT Cagliari,Teatro Civico,Karel Music Expo 2011

Photo: Credit © Gianfilippo Masserano. Used with kind permission.

Flyer: e-Flyer .

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals).


28-Jul-11
IT Frosinone,Parco della Collina Festival

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals).


25-Oct-11
IT Roma,Init

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals).


San Costanzo 26-Oct-11

26-Oct-11
IT San Costanzo,Teatro Della Concordia

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals).


27-Oct-11
IT Milano,Music Club

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Jessie Evans (sax/vocals) and Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals).


Lisboa 02-Jun-12

02-Jun-12
PT Lisboa,Ritz Clube

Flyer: e-Flyer.

Note: Lydia (vocals) with Beatrice Antolini (percussion/vocals).






PUTAN CLUB
(FR 2012)
Lydia's collaboration with French artist François R. Cambuzat.

Live Line-up:
Lydia Lunch (texts, vocals, soundscapes)/ François R. Cambuzat (music, guitars, vox, computer)/ Vincent Fortemps (drawings, paintings, video projections, instant-art-movie) and Gianna Greco (bass, vocals, effects).

Toulouse 24-Mar-12

24-Mar-12
FR Toulouse,Théâtre Garonne
The Space Between Breath

Setlist: Electrically Dawlabed intro/ I'm A Ghost-Sandpit-Disease Of The Night/ Master Alchemist-I'm Still Searching/ Death Is Just A Shadow/ Some Days - Some Nights/ Summertime/ Bleaaah!! (He Smells Of Dirty Sex and Cigarettes)/ Don't Pressure The Man With The Knife/ Zena/ Filipino Bsh.

Photo: Screenshot from DVD.

Note: Released on the "Don't Pressure The Man With The Knife" DVD (2013). François R. Cambuzat (France) and Vincent Fortemps (Belgium) formed the Putan Club art collective several years ago. Vincent Fortemps does live drawings (with graphite powder) on a transparent plastic rhodoïd sheet. A camera placed under his glass-desk projects the images on the screen behind the performers.


17-Nov-12
FR Pau,La Centrifugeuse
[with Otto]

18-Nov-12
FR Poitiers,Confort Moderne
Festival OFNI 10e Edition

19-Nov-12
FR Pantin,Dynamo

20-Nov-12
FR Roubaix,Cave aux Poètes

21-Nov-12
FR Reims,Cartonnerie

22-Nov-12
FR Nantes, tbc

23-Nov-12
FR Brest,Festival Invisible

24-Nov-12
FR Bordeaux,i boat


04-Jan-13
GR Athina,Seven Sins Club
(postponed to 18-Mar-13)

05-Jan-13
GR Thessaloniki,-
(postponed to 19-Mar-13)


18-Mar-13
GR Athina,Passport

19-Mar-13
GR Thessaloniki,-


April 2013
FR Release of the "Don't Pressure The Man With The Knife" DVD (Un jour peut-être).


Europe Apr-13

18-Apr-13
CH Genève,Le Kab a L'Usine

19-Apr-13
CH Fribourg-Düdingen,Café Bad Bonn

20-Apr-13
CH Delemont,SAS

21-Apr-13
FR Chalon sur Saone,La Péniche

22-Apr-13
FR Lyon,Le Sonic

24-Apr-13
FR Nantes,Stakhanov
[with Fiodor Dream Dog]

25-Apr-13
FR Paris,Petit Bain
[with Anita Drake]

Photo: e-Flyer.


Nantes 24-Apr-13

24-Apr-13
FR Nantes,Stakhanov
[with Fiodor Dream Dog & The Mighty Night]

Ad: Scan of ad courtesy of Edgar.


25-Apr-13
FR Paris,Petit Bain
[with Anita Drake]


26-Apr-13
BE Brussel,Magasin 4
[with Soumonces]

Setlist: Electrically Dawlabed intro/ I'm A Ghost-Sandpit-Disease Of The Night/ Master Alchemist-I'm Still Searching/ Archives Of Blood-Same As It Ever Was/ Some Days - Some Nights/ Summertime/ Bleaaah!! (He Smells Of Dirty Sex and Cigarettes)/ Don't Pressure The Man With The Knife/ Death Is Just A Shadow/ Johnny's Dead/ Zena/ Filipino Bsh/?.


Arlon 27-Apr-13

27-Apr-13
LU Arlon,Entrepot,Festival Aralunaires
[with Soumonces]

Photo: Credit MrLö . Used with kind permission.



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