PULP MUSIC - Low Flying Aircraft
-¢??Pulp: Low Flying Aircraft is what happens when avant-garde meets punk on neutral ground, a wonderfully delirious disaster area. I love it-¢?¬ù - New Musical Express, 1979.-¢??The excellent Low Flying Aircraft -¢?? a single whose potency and raw energy gave the punks a run for their money.-¢?¬ù - City Limits, 1979."This enigmatic 7-¢?¬ù, released in 1979, is one of the most startling DIY record from this period: it originally comes in a plain white cover with Pulp Music or Pulp written and two signatures, no label but a white pen numbering and an extra hole burned instead. The music was as rough as you could guess from this strict design: a very -¢??intense mix of manic precise percussions together with vocal yelps, grunts and screams leavened with distortion and feedback-¢?¬ù.The so-called Pulp or Pulp Music (in fact the label name, not the band name) was a London based duo composed of the performance artist Anne Bean and the percussionist and instrument-maker Paul Burwell. Anne Bean has presented solo and collaborative projects incorporating visual art, sound, and performance since the beginning of the 70s. Active on the improvised music scene through the 70s, notably in a collaboration with David Toop and poet Bob Cobbing, Paul Burwell was also one of the founding member of the London Musicians Collective.This duo met several years before the release of this 7-¢?¬ù and began to perform in various places until the beginning of the 80s. One of their last appearance took place in october 82 at the occasion of the Final Academy which was intended as a celebration of William Burroughs. During three days, this event featured readings by William Burroughs, Brion Gysin and John Giorno, together with bands like Cabaret Voltaire, Psychic TV, 23 Skidoo -¢?¬¶ and a remarked performance from Anne Bean and Paul Burwell as described by Performance Magazine:-Ç -¢??(...) but Burwell and Bean put an incredible show of pyrotechnics preaching, pounding of drums and proclaiming of White mans gotta god complex by the Last Poets. A sample of the late Steve Cripps legacy of explosives had the battery of the exotic snappers, video and super eighters, minor celebs and their retinues, scampering for cover, as Anne bean raged, stamping her feet in the billowing smoke.-¢?¬ùSoon after this event, Anne Bean and Paul Burwell extended their duo with sculptor Richard Wilson, to form the influential and much noticed performance group, BOW GAMELAN ENSEMBLE, which lasted until the beginning of the 90s. Sadly, Paul Burwell died on Sunday 4th February 2007." - Poutre Apparente.Sort of unbelievable, "labor of love" reish of this amazing single. Color cardboard sleeve (different than the original obviously) and insert with photos, lyrics, info, etc... Highly recommended! Restocked.
- Regular price $10.00