Drew McDowall

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Drew McDowall
Born (1961-01-28) 28 January 1961 (age 53)
Origin Paisley, Scotland
Associated acts Coil

Drew McDowall (born 28 January 1961, in Paisley, Scotland) is a Scottish musician who has been a member, collaborator, and remixer for various influential music groups. McDowall was formerly a full-time member of Coil and several of his remixes have been released on the album Further Down the Spiral.

History[edit]

McDowall formed art-punk trio Poems in 1978 with his then-wife, Rose McDowall. During the 1980s, McDowall was a member of Psychic TV. McDowall performed with Coil regularly for several years, becoming an official member in 1994. McDowall currently is a member of the groups CSD (formerly Captain Sons and Daughters) and Compound Eye (with Tres Warren of Psychic Ills). The notoriously reclusive musician, who resides in New York City, has done a number of public performances for the Modular Synthesizer Solstice and Equinox series in Brooklyn, beginning in 2012. In March 2014, McDowall and collaborator Tamaryn provided the score to Are You Okay, a short film written by Bret Easton Ellis.

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • "Tongs" as Screwtape on the compilation album Interiors (1998)

Coil[edit]

Other Collaborations[edit]

  • "Seeds of Love" maxi-single with Backworld (Harbinger House, 2003)
  • Brighter than the Universe/Red Eye 7" with Captain Sons and Daughters (2003)
  • Godstar: Thee Director's Cut with Psychic TV (Temple Records, 2004)
  • "Sweet Fang/Greenery" 7" with Captain Sons and Daughters (2006)
  • The Origin of Silence 12" with Compound Eye (The Spring Press, 2012)
  • Compound Eye 10" with Compound Eye (The Spring Press, 2013)
  • Journey from Anywhere LP with Compound Eye (Editions Mego, 2013)

Remixes[edit]

  • "The Snow (As Pure As?)" remix alongside John Balance on The Snow (1991)
  • "The Art of Self Destruction, Part One", "The Downward Spiral (The Bottom)", "Eraser (Denial; Realization)", "Eraser (Polite)" and "Erased, Over, Out" remixes alongside Coil on the album Further Down the Spiral (1995)
  • "Cowboys In Bangkok 1995 (Coil vs Elph Mix)" remix alongside Peter Christopherson on the Chris and Cosey album Twist
  • Hiro Kone "Severance" (2012)
  • "Signal I" remix on the Long Distance Poison album Gliese Translations (2013)
  • Azar Swan "In My Mouth" (2013)

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