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10006Re: [fearnwhiskey] another bassist down

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  • Carl A Zimring
    Dec 7, 2004
      NSB long had many admirers at WRCT. I am glad that his death does not mean the end of the band, though I wonder how they will be different now.

      Carl Z.

      > Sad news that yesterday Hugh McIntyre, the bear-like bassist of the
      > Nihilist Spasm Band, died at 68. For those who don't know, the NSB, based
      > in London, Ont., was one of the inventors of modern "noise" music - the
      > albums they made in the mid-sixties would circulate to influence artists
      > from the Japanese noise scene such as Hijokaidan and Merzbow, as well as
      > arty American and European indie bands such as Sonic Youth. More
      > movingly, they were also a devoutly amateur collective - Hugh was a
      > librarian by profession - who built their sculpture-like instruments by
      > hand and for decades continued playing a London gig every Monday night
      > whether there was an audience to hear them or not.
      >
      > A picture and more detail on my blog here:
      >
      > http://www.zoilus.com/documents/news/2004/000290.shtml
      >
      > carl w.
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