What the Eye Doesn't See, the Heart Doesn't Mind.
May 28, 2011 5:46 PM Subscribe
Step Across the Border (previously, link now broken) "as long as I was playing in a band I didn't have to actually go out there and talk to girls and dance, I could just be on stage and watch everybody else doing it".
The critically acclaimed music documentary on Fred Frith
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, written and directed by Nicolas Humbert and Werner Penzel
(amazon link). It is also available in 8 parts, on youtube.
The music is beautiful, ugly, sublime, silly, virtuosic and clumsy, catchy and difficult.
Follow Fred Frith around the world as he makes music with his friends, and finds
other things to listen to as well.
Many of the musicians in this film are worth hours of listening on their own.
(much of his music, including some of his collaborations with Frith, are creative commons licensed downloads on his site).