Diatom Ribbons

Artist Statement by Kris Davis Liner Notes by David R. Adler Credits 1. DIATOM RIBBONS 6:20 JD Allen Tenor Saxophone Tony Malaby Tenor Saxophone Trevor Dunn Acoustic Bass Val Jeanty […]

Good Day For Cloud Fishing

Artist Statements by Ben, Ron, Nels and Dean Credits Entry Poems and Album Tracks 1. Demonic Possession Is 9/10ths the Law (2:22) 2. Parthenogenesis (5:30) 3. Phantom Pains (5:01) 4. […]

Orphic Machine

Credits Recorded September 2013 Sear Sound, New York Released March 24, 2015 BAG Production Records / Royal Potato Family Carla Kihlstedt: Voice & Violin Ben Goldberg: B Flat & Contra […]


Credits Recorded in January, 2013 by Jesse Nichols at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA and in March, 2013 by Marc Urselli at Eastside Sound, NYC Additional recording by Jonathan Silverman and […]

You and I Are in Disagreement

Must it be so bleak between you and I?
What is there to tweak between you and I? […]

Ben Goldberg’s ‘Orphic Machine’ on the Roof of Sear Sound, New York City, September 2013

Photographs by Mimi Chakarova Pictured: db and Ron Saint Germain with Orphic Machine: Carla Kihlstedt, Myra Melford, Rob Sudduth, Kenny Wollesen, Ron Miles, Nels Cline, Greg Cohen, Ches Smith and […]

Ed Ruscha, Nels Cline and db, NOVEMBER 29, 2012, Walker Art Center

Photographs by Gene Pittman, made during the 2012 Walker Art Center presentation of DIRTY BABY


Credits Released April 13, 2010 DISC ONE – STUDIO DISC TWO – LIVE Devin Hoff: Contrabass, Bass Guitar Scott Amendola: Drums, Percussion, Mbira, Live Electronics, Loops, Treatments Nels Cline: Electric […]

Nels Cline, Ed Ruscha and db at REDCAT, Los Angeles, 2009

These photographs by Peak were taken in 2009 at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater) in Los Angeles, in an installation by the Japanese architecture firm, Atelier Bow-Wow. The event […]