Re:Clive Bell-puzzle (possibly)+ Xmas bells and Jesus
- Yes, still another Clive Bell! The formalist art critic, developed
notions of significant form...fair enough. He lost everyone I'm
with his take on "quality."
He may have owned a Ehr-hu!
The Marianne Nowottny Christmas/New Year 7" "Jesus-in-a-Jiffy" is
availabe from cdstree.com
--- In email@example.com, "Tiit Kusnets" <phono@e...> wrote:
> yeah, Bell, i mean, as in - Clive Bell
> the writer of the 'Mr.Bell Considers', that Wire column of yore;
> member of Frank Chickens/ Kohondo Style/ British Summertime Ends,
> involved with the London Musicians Collective;
> connoisseur of Oriental pop & Western-produced ethno-projects,
> reviewer of same;
> co-player on a.o. Jah Wobble's albums, Bill Laswell's dates, etc
> so far, positive, it's one and the same person
> NOW - Clive Bell ("Indian bamboo flutes") & Max Reed's ("synths")
> joint alb 'Kailash Mandala'(1988/93, Oreade),
> in the accompanying booklet there's a photo of a "Clive Bell" which
> depicts an ASTONISHINGLY different countenance from that seen
> those Wire columns, and also totally unlike the Clive Bell seen on
> stage with the British Summertime in the early 90s!
> ...is this world really big enough for TWO Clive Bell-s, BOTH
> performers on the shakuhachi, the khene & (as it seems to me, a
> myriad of) other Eastern instruments?
> will the real Clive Bell(s) stand up, please!
> dazed & confzed,