provocateur, poet, singer, author, performer and actress. From fronting THE influential no-wave group
Teenage Jesus and The Jerks (cdmred367) to her current musical incarnation as
Big Sexy Noise, with Gallon Drunk’s noise makers James Johnston, Terry Edwards,
and Ian White; countless collaborations and projects in between Lydia has never
played by anyone’s rules but her own.
collaboration with the iconic cult figure Rowland S Howard is perhaps one of
her most revered. Featuring production by JG Thirwell (Foetus, Manorexia..) and drums by Jim
Sclavunos (Bad Seeds, Grinderman..) it’s a veritable who is who of the post
punk / no wave scene of the time.
Howard is no doubt best known for his work with the Birthday Party, his
discordant guitar an essential factor in their sound. Howard sadly passed away
from liver cancer in 2009. A hugely influential alternative musician, in 2011
he was subject to a 110 min documentary entitled Autoluminescent, by cult
filmmakers Richard Lowenstein, and Lynne Maree Milburn which received
independent cinema release. Featuring luminaries such as Nick Cave, Bobby
Gillespie, Wim Wenders, and of course…Lydia Lunch, the film highlights Howard’s
genius, talent, and rightfully elevates him to the cult status he so deserves.
parties at the height of their respective talents, this is an alternative rock
gem, yet however maintains an atmosphere of eerie beauty throughout. Out of
print for years, this re-promotion is a must have.
Release Date: 26/11/2012
Our Price: £9.95
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