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Marc Ribot

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Marc Ribot: Rootless Cosmopolitans (Antilles AN 8749/CD)

Review by Damon Wise, Sounds, 28 April 1990

MARC RIBOT expands upon the blues the way only the very best "white" rock musicians can and do, he has that singularity of vision that ...

Marc Ribot's Rootless Cosmopolitans, Curlew: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Damon Wise, Sounds, 28 April 1990

MARC RIBOT'S fretwork was perhaps the most startling feature of the Lounge Lizards. Almost buried beneath the brass-heavy bursts of occasional melody it worked against ...

Marc Ribot, Sonny Sharrock, Curlew, Bosho, Miracle Room: The Knitting Factory Tour, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, 5 May 1990

THE KNITTING FACTORY is downtown New York's hip crucible of new music, where improvisers like John Zorn and Fred Frith play on the same bill ...

Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog: Party Intellectuals

Review by Ted Drozdowski, The Boston Phoenix, 25 June 2008

'Out' is in within this NYC avant guitarist’s sonic universe, which, though it’s still expanding, gets covered border to border by his new-kinda rock trio. ...

Marc Ribot Considered: Cosmopolitan guitarist without portfolio

Profile by Graham Reid, Elsewhere, 25 February 2015

IF THERE IS a distinguishing feature of American guitarist Marc Ribot's style, it is that you'd be unwise to attempt to attribute a distinguishing feature ...

Marc Ribot: Café Oto, London

Live Review by Ludovic Hunter-Tilney, Financial Times, 23 January 2018

MARC RIBOT is best known for his work for other musicians. That's Ribot's off-centre, jagged guitar on Rain Dogs, Tom Waits's 1985 album, the start ...

Marc Ribot: Swamp Thing

Profile and Interview by James Medd, The Word, November 2011

The genius fog-filled guitarist who pushed Tom Waits' signature sound off the piano stool. ...

Marc Ribot: Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos (The Prosthetic Cubans) (Atlantic)

Review by Ted Drozdowski, Musician, October 1998

THE LAST time I saw Marc Ribot he was screaming into a microphone as his amplifier bled feedback, veins popping from his neck like battleship ...

Marc Ribot: Master of the Sideways Guitar

Interview by Ted Drozdowski, Musician, November 1990

The odd man in is proud of his mistakes ...

see also Lounge Lizards, The


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