2 Comments to Various Artists – Noise In The Wood

  • […] And now this. As a benefit for Calder Valley Flood Relief Fund, Ned Was Ist Das has pulled together a remarkable collection of nearly 4 hours of music – mostly recorded live somewhere in the valley, and indeed most of it taken from recordings of the wonderful Tor Ist Das? Weekender. The Bird People’s Calder Valley Rockaway – a loose cover of the Jackie O’Motherfucker recording which was itself a reworking of an old gospel tune; Woven Skull with Core Of The Coalman performing Sea Grave and being as awesome as ever; Richard Dawson’s version of Judas Iscariot from his breathtaking closing set; Girl Sweat’s demented, pew-straddling performance of Off The Tracks; and perhaps most special of all, an extract from David Colohan’s rare appearance in his Raising Holy Sparks guise in collaboration with Willie from Woven Skull, a performance which had grown men and women sobbing through their brutal hangovers. Aside from the Calder-sourced tracks, there’s a contribution from Newcastle’s mighty Blown Out and a recording of Aaron Dilloway’s apparently astonishing set at Tusk last year, which I missed because I’m a moron. The full tracklisting and some more details here. […]

  • […] out on the inimitable Was Ist Das? tape label is Noise In The Woods, a stunning collection raising money for the Calder Valley Flood Appeal, mostly taken from […]

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