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Derek Bailey / Jamie Muir - Dart Drug Album

Derek Bailey / Jamie Muir - Dart Drug Album
Dart Drug
Derek Bailey / Jamie Muir
Free Improvisation
MP3 album size:
1816 mb
FLAC album size:
2134 mb


1Dark Drug25:30
4I Soon Learned To Know This Flower Better7:15


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CD 19Jamie Muir, Derek Bailey Jamie Muir, Derek Bailey - Dart Drug ‎(CD, Album, RE)IncusCD 19UK1994
HJRLP206Derek Bailey / Jamie Muir Derek Bailey / Jamie Muir - Dart Drug ‎(LP, Album, RE)Honest Jon's RecordsHJRLP206UK2018


  • GuitarDerek Bailey
  • Percussion, Artwork ByJamie Muir
  • ProducerDerek Bailey


Recorded at Crane Grove, London in August 1981.

Called "Dark Drug" on labels, "Dart Drug" on sleeve.


  • Published By – Compatible Recording & Publishing Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Crane Grove Studios


Originally released as Derek Bailey, Jamie Muir - Dart Drug on Incus Records, INCUS41, 1981. The title track, clocking in just shy of half an hour, is for practical matters the hinge piece of the album, though it comes last in sequence. From random plinks and plonks, where Bailey accompanies Muir as a percussionist in the way he uses his strings and Muir dances all over the mix, a kind of pattern develops where dynamic threads are woven and carried forth into others, always leaving the fully articulated one as the process begets the creation of another. For the project, Muir reunited with the guitarist Derek Bailey. The musicians had first recorded together as part of the trailblazing free-improv group Music Improvisation Company in the early 1970s, shortly before Muir briefly joined King Crimson, with whom he recorded one studio album, Larks' Tongues in Aspic Island, 1973. On Dart Drug, the soundscapes-to call some of them music would imply a degree of sonic conventionality which is mostly absent-are shaped more by Muir's whirlwind energy and idiosyncratic array of percussion than they are by Bailey's guitar. Some of Muir's instruments are identifiable, others are anybody's guess. Read about Dart Drug from Jamie Muir & Derek Bailey's Dart Drug and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. From The Album. Play album. Dart Drug. Jamie Muir & Derek Bailey. Jamie Muir born in Edinburgh is a Scottish painter and former percussionist, best known for his work in King Crimson. Muir attended the Edinburgh College of Art during the 1960s, and began playing jazz on trombone. He soon lost interest and switched to percussion, stating that he preferred to be in the wilds of uncertainty. At that time, he listened to American jazz drummers such as Tony Williams, Kenny Clarke, and Milford Graves, and other musicians such as Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler, and the. Dart Drug has been added to your Cart. Add gift options. Buy used: . Used: Like New Details. Sold by MovieMars-CDs. LP 12 album, 33 rpm. BAILEY,DEREK & JAMIE MUIR Artist Format: Vinyl. New from. Used from. Vinyl, July 27, 2018. Please retry. Derek Bailey, Jamie Muir : Dart Drug is a avant-garde jazz music live album recording by DEREK BAILEY released in 1981 on CD, LPVinyl andor cassette. A1 Carminative 11:30 A2 I Soon Learned To Know This Flower Better 7:15 A3 Jaja 7:30 B1 Dark Drug 25:30. Guitar Derek Bailey Percussion Jamie Muir. About this release. Incus Records 41 UK. Dart Drug Percussionist Jamie Muir was a member of King Crimson during the recording of Larks Tongues In Aspic, in 1973. Staying less than a year with Robert Fripp, the Scot had already cut his teeth with another master guitarist, Derek Bailey, as part of the Music Improvisation Company, along with Evan Parker, Hugh Davies and Christine Jeffrey, whose eponymous 1970 album was one of the first releases on ECM. Muir and Bailey recorded Dart Drug eleven years later, in 1981. All the more reason for seeking out this magnificent, wild album. Derek Bailey & Jamie Muir. Dart DrugHonest Jon's. 2-LP. Derek Bailey & Jamie Muir - Dart Drug Excerpt 1. 1 year ago1 year ago. Jazz & Blues