Gary Smith (guitarist)

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Gary Smith is an avant-garde guitarist, improviser and composer from the United Kingdom. He is known for developing dense extended techniques on electric guitar. Gary Smith has released close to twenty albums in solo,[1] group and live settings with Shoji Hano, Rhys Chatham, John Stevens, Hugh Hopper, Masayoshi Urabe, Chie Mukai, Aufgehoben No Process, and Bill Fay.[2]

Selected discography[edit]

  • Gary Smith: Rhythm Guitar (Impetus) 1991
  • Gary Smith: Stereo (Chronoscope) 1996
  • Gary Smith & John Stevens: S/T (Ecstatic Peace) 1996[3]
  • Gary Smith: Forgotten Room With Chairs (Fmr) 1998
  • Mass: Mass (Paratactile) 1998
  • Mass: From Zero (Paratactile) 1998
  • Powerfield: Electronic/Electric/Electronic (Paratactile) 1999
  • Glass Cage: Glass Cage (Paratactile) 2001
  • Aufgehoben No Process Vs Gary Smith: Magnetic Mountain (Junior Meat) 2001
  • Masayoshi Urabe & Gary Smith: S/T (Paratactile) 2001
  • Aufgehoben: Anno Fauve (Riot Season) 2004
  • Gary Smith: Future Thought Reveal 2003 (Paratactile) 2003
  • Mass: Mixed Media (Paratactile) 2003
  • Mukai Chie & Gary Smith: Eight+ (Paratactile) 2005
  • Bill Fay Group: Tomorrow Tomorrow and Tomorrow (Durtro) 2005
  • Gary Smith: Supertexture (Sijis) 2006[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gary Smith". allmusic.com. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Nagy, Levy (29 October 2010). "Gary Smith, the guitarist.". last.fm. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Gary Smith and John Stevens". ecstaticpeace.com. 2006. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Eyles, John (13 June 2007). "Supertexture". dustedmagazine.com. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 

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