‘Experimental Folksinger’ – Porto – 111911
'Experimental Folksinger' - Porto - 111911

I played a solo acoustic show Saturday night (not a frequent occurrence for me!) at Rem Koolhaus’ amazing Casa Da Musica concert hall in Porto, Portugal. Sort of ‘Experimental Folksinger’ mode haha… I was playing songs from my forthcoming LP ‘Between the Times & the Tides’ which comes out via Matador on March 20, 2012. […]

scenes fr the BTT&TT LP sessions
scenes fr the BTT&TT LP sessions

Nels Cline: guitar, lap steel Alan Licht: guitar, marimba John Medeski: organ, farfisa, piano Irwin Menken: bass Lee Ranaldo: guitar, vocals, percussion Steve Shelley: drums with Bob Bert: Congas Kathy Leisen: backing vocals Jim O’Rourke: bass Leah Singer: riot vocal Van Morrison Discography Blowin’ Your Mind! (1967) Astral Weeks (1968) Moondance (1970) His Band and […]

LR band/Bellhouse 101511 first gig pix etc
LR band/Bellhouse 101511 first gig pix etc

Here’s some photos and videos of my first gig, at The BellHouse in Brooklyn, opening for Wild Flag (who were fantastic). With Steve Shelley, Alan Licht, Irwin Menken.  The album’s coming in March… Two videos shot by Pantophobia: These shots are by Maria Builes: guitars by Janet Weiss: 2 by Patrick Suddath: Setlist by JennBenn: […]

June 2010-Dennis Cooper Blogs LR
June 2010-Dennis Cooper Blogs LR

I just came across this page again from Dennis Cooper’s blog, and figured I’d create a post about it here. It’s called “10 things made at least in part by Lee Ranaldo’, and was done, unbeknownst to me, by Dennis in June of 2010. I was pretty flattered that he took the time to compile […]

SHOUTS
SHOUTS

Everybodys shouting / there’s shots out on the streets I can’t hear the words they’re saying / reports are incomplete A caustic wind inside the walls Harsh words rain down upon us all Gathering a nation, I smell gasoline The misfits and creations of endless magazines False clues to what’s behind the door Can you […]

GAFFERS TAPE
GAFFERS TAPE

The wireless transmitter will be gaffers taped to the gtr and the receiver will go into my pedals (at the edge of the “swing-circle”). The output from my pedals will be sent to an A/B box (which I’ll bring) and from there to the 2 Fender Twin Reverb amps.