Bill Laswell discography

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Bill Laswell discography
Studio albums 70
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 8
Singles 4
Soundtrack albums 5
Remix albums 5

This article presents the complete oeuvre of American bassist, composer and music producer Bill Laswell, including his work as a band member and collaborating artist. Laswell has an expansive and eclectic discography and has been involved in hundreds of recordings with many artists from across the world. Laswell's music is influenced by a plethora of musical genres, such as funk, world music, jazz, drum and bass, dub and ambient music. Starting in 1978, Laswell has built a reputation as an accomplished bass player and composer. He has also had a prolific career as a music producer and sound engineer, overseeing the recording process of diverse musical acts such as Sly and Robbie, Afrika Bambaataa, Bernie Worrell, Blind Idiot God, Henry Threadgill and Buckethead.[1]

As a Solo artist[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Released Title
Year Month
1983 Jun Baselines
1988 Mar Hear No Evil
1994 Dec Outer Dark
1995 Sep Silent Recoil: Dub System One
1996 Sep Oscillations
1997 Jul City of Light
1998 Jun Oscillations 2
1999 Mar Invisible Design
Sep Imaginary Cuba
Nov Permutation
2000 Apr Dub Chamber 3
Oct Lo. Def Pressure
2001 Sep Filmtracks 2000
Oct Points of Order
2004 Sep Version 2 Version: A Dub Transmission
2009 Mar Invisible Design II
2012 Oct Means of Deliverance
Nov Túwaqachi (The Fourth World)

Under a pseudonym[edit]

Released Name Title
Year Month
1993 Oct Divination Ambient Dub Volume I
Ambient Dub Volume II: Dead Slow
1994 Jul Chaos Face Doom Ride
Aug Automaton Dub Terror Exhaust
Oct Jihad (Points of Order)
1995 Mar Divination Akasha
1996 Jan Possession
+ African Dub
Off World One
Feb Divination Distill
May Sacred System Chapter One: Book of Entrance
1997 Sep Chapter Two
1998 Aug Nagual Site
Oct Divination Sacrifice
1999 May Hashisheen The End of Law
Jul Rasa Serene Timeless Joy
2000 May Operazone The Redesign
2002 Oct Sacred System Book of Exit: Dub Chamber 4

Collaborative albums[edit]

Released Title Notes
Year Month
1987 May Low Life
1993 Asian Games
1994 Feb Outland
Apr Psychonavigation
Jul Cymatic Scan
Aug Visitation
1995 Jan Web
Mar Somnific Flux
Subsonic 2: Bass Terror
May Psychonavigation 2
1996 Feb Interpieces Organization
Apr Outland 2
1997 Feb Psychonavigation 3
Aug Dub Meltdown
1998 Apr Outland 3
1999 Psychonavigation 4
Jun Charged
2000 Feb Outland IV
2001 Apr Life Space Death
Sep Radioaxiom: A Dub Transmission
2002 Apr Psychonavigation 5
2003 Nov Buck Jam Tonic
Dec AFTERMATHematics
Soup
2004 May A Navel City/No One Is There
Jun Brutal Calling
Sep Soup Live
2006 Apr Episome
2007 Mar Outland 5
Sep Live at the Bowery Poetry Project
2008 Mar Lodge
Aug No Matter
2011 Mar Bass & Drums
Konton
  • With Manabu Murata, Yoshi Otani and Munenori Senju
Aug Near Nadir
Oct BLIXT
2014 Sep The Dream Membrane
Nov The Process
2016 Oct Dubopera

Remix albums[edit]

Year Artist Album
1991 Toshinori Kondo & IMA In the '90s
1995 Boris Feoktistov Russian Chants «Parastas»
1997 Bob Marley Dreams of Freedom: Ambient Translations in Dub
Bill Laswell Oscillations Remixes
1998 Miles Davis Panthalassa: The Music of Miles Davis 1969–1974
2000 Various Artists Emerald Aether: Shape Shifting
2002 Sussan Deyhim Shy Angels
2003 Gigi Illuminated Audio
2004 Lili Boniche Boniche Dub II
2005 Bill Laswell Trojan Dub Massive: Chapter One
Trojan Dub Massive: Chapter Two
2006 Matisyahu Youth Dub
2011 David Gould Dub of the Passover

Cover albums[edit]

Year Title
1998 Jazzonia

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title
1993 Deconstruction: The Celluloid Recordings
1994 Light in Extension
1996 Ambient Compendium
Altered Beats - Assassin Knowledges of the Remanipulated
2003 Final Oscillations
ROIR Dub Sessions
2011 Aspiration

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Title Notes
1999 Broken Vessels Official soundtrack to the film, Broken Vessels
2005 The Indestructible Hulk

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album
1984 "Work Song" Baselines
1998 "Moody's Mood for Love" Non-album singles
2003 "Photo Op Before a Long Hard Fuck"
2005 Todd Bridges On Lockdown/Summary Execution

Axiom Series[edit]

Title Album details
Axiom Ambient: Lost in the Translation
  • Released: November 8, 1994 (US)
  • Label: Axiom
  • Formats: CD
Axiom Funk: Funkcronomicon
  • Released: July 18, 1995 (US)
  • Label: Axiom
  • Formats: CD
Axiom Dub: Mysteries of Creation
  • Released: October 22, 1996 (US)
  • Label: Axiom
  • Formats: CD

As a band member[edit]

Credits[edit]

Bass guitar credits[edit]

Year Artist Release Song(s)
1978 Michael Blaise and Cheater Scoring Power (7") "Scoring Power"
1981 Brian Eno and David Byrne My Life in the Bush of Ghosts "America Is Waiting"
Fred Frith Speechless
Kip Hanrahan Coup de tête "Whatever I Want", "This Night Comes Out of Both of Us", "India Song", "Shadow to Shadow"
Elliott Sharp Moving Info (CS)
John Zorn Archery
1982 PHASE 2 The Roxy (12")
Elliott Sharp Ism "Surdification", "Filter", "Just Like Here"
Elliott Sharp Nots "TMI", "Obvious", "Surdification", "Just Like Here", "Filter"
Brian Eno Ambient 4: On Land "Lizard Point"
Daevid Allen Divided Alien Playbax 80
Love of Life Orchestra Casino
Jill Kroesen Stop Vicious Cycles "Wayne Hayes Blues", "I Am Not Seeing That You Are Here", "Ride Your Pony", "I'm Sorry I'm Such a Weenie"
Fab Five Freddy Change the Beat (12")
Tribe 2 What I Like (12")
1983 Daevid Allen Alien in New York (12") "Are You Ready", "Oo La La"
D.St. Crazy Cuts (12")
Herbie Hancock Future Shock
Fred Frith Cheap at Half the Price "The Welcome"
Nona Hendryx Nona "Run for Cover"
Daniel Ponce New York Now!
Lenny White Attitude
1984 Laurie Anderson Mister Heartbreak "Sharkey's Day", "Gravity's Angel", "Kokoku", "Excellent Birds", "Blue Lagoon", "Sharkey's Night"
Herbie Hancock Sound-System "Hardrock", "Junku", "Sound-System"
Herbie Hancock Hardrock (12") "Hardrock" (long ver.), "T.F.S."
David Moss Full House "Tunes", "3-Way Switch"
Genji Sawai Sowaka
Shango Shango Funk Theology
Time Zone World Destruction
Tom Verlaine Cover "Miss Emily"
Yellowman King Yellowman "Strong Me Strong", "Disco Reggae"
Yla-Mago TYO-Rock (12")
1985 Afrika Bambaataa Kick Out the Jams (7")
B-Side Cairo Nights "Change the Beat", "What I Like (American Dreams)"
Mick Jagger She's the Boss "Lonely at the Top", "Just Another Night"
Toshinori Kondo & IMA China Boogie (12")
1986 Public Image Ltd Album "F.F.F.", "Rise", "Fishing", "Round", "Bags", "Home"
Laurie Anderson Home of the Brave "Credit Racket"
Ginger Baker Horses & Trees "Interlock", "Dust to Dust", "Uncut"
Peter Gabriel So "This Is the Picture (Excellent Birds)"
Toshinori Kondo & IMA Konton
Meltable Snaps It Points Blank "Chigger Reel", "Crake", "Mike Me", "Points Blank"
The Stalin Fish Inn
1987 The Epidemics Do What U Do
Ryuichi Sakamoto Neo Geo
Sonny Sharrock Seize the Rainbow "Sheraserhead's High-Top Sneakers"
James Blood Ulmer America – Do You Remember the Love?
1988 Afrika Bambaataa The Light "Clean Up Your Act", "Zouk Your Body", "World Racial War"
Gettovetts Missionaries Moving
James Blood Ulmer Wings
1989 Menace Doghouse
Robert Musso Absolute Music "Surakarta"
Nicky Skopelitis Next to Nothing
Swans The Burning World
Swans Saved (12")
1990 Akira Sakata Mooko
Ginger Baker Middle Passage
Bootsy's Rubber Band Jungle Bass
Fred Frith Step Across the Border
Niels & The New York Street Percussionists Niels & The New York Street Percussionists
Mandingo New World Power
Minako Yoshida Gazer "Gazer", "Silencer"
1991 Valentina Ponomaryova Live in Japan "Gotanda U-Port Hall I"
Akira Sakata Silent Plankton
1992 Masabumi Kikuchi Dreamachine
Robert Musso Active Resonance "A Dream Supreme", "Alliance", "All Funked Up", "Tanar!", "To Cross the Rubicon", "Ancient Silk Road", "The Squidge", "A Late One"
Hector Zazou Sahara Blue "I'll Strangle You", "Lettre au Directeur des Messageries Maritimes"
1993 Aisha Kandisha's Jarring Effects Shabeesation "A Muey a Muey", "Dunya", "Fin Roh", "Nbrik", "Nbrik" (dub version), "El Harb"
Anton Fier Dreamspeed
Umar Bin Hassan Be Bop or Be Dead
Icehouse Big Wheel (12") "Big Wheel" (Bill Laswell mix)
Icehouse Big Wheel "Melt Steel" (Parts 1-3)
The Last Poets Black and Strong (Homesick) (12")
The Last Poets Holy Terror
F. Robert Lloyd Think About Brooklyn "Blind Willie", "Waltzing Kate", "Lullaby You", "Bloody Buddy Rumba", "Four Lives in a Day Suite", "Proverbs From Hell", "True Man Coyote", "La Femme Bachir"
Nicky Skopelitis Ekstasis "Meet Your Maker", "Ghost of a Chance", "One Eye Open", "Telling Time"
Hideo Yamaki Shadow Run
Yothu Yindi Freedom
1994 The Beatniks Another High Exit "Mirrors" (Bill Laswell Alien Mind-Screen mix)
Hakim Bey T.A.Z.
Buckethead Giant Robot "Doomride", "Want Some Slaw?", "Binge and Grab", "Robot Transmission", "Post Office Buddy", "Last Train to Bucketheadland"
Death Cube K Dreamatorium
Masters of None Stained Glass Sky "Seven Headed Queen", "Forever Came Today", "Legends of America", "80 Worlds", "Preincarnation"
Monday Michiru Groovement "Is This How It Feels"
Transonic Downstream Illusion
Transonic Virtual Current
Vodû 155 Vodû 155 "Zaka", "Tak This Tak That", "Feel No Evil"
Zoopadelica feat. Menace The Life and Times of One Chocolate Baby "Secret"
1995 A.P.C. APC Tracks Vol. 1
Ahlam Acting Salam "Tkelemti", "Ash Men Hila", "Irfiq Rak 2", "Mashi"
Cypher 7 Security "Message Important"
Aïyb Dieng Rhythmagick
Emergency Broadcast Network Telecommunication Breakdown "Electronic Behavior Control System", "Electronic Behavior Control" (System Ver. 2.0)
Haruomi Hosono N.D.E. "Navigations", "Edge of the End"
Abiodun Oyewole 25 Years
Julian Schnabel Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud
Transonic Future Primitive
John Zorn Filmworks III: 1990–1995 "France", "USA"
1996 A.P.C. APC Tracks Vol. 2
Argan Berberism "Tibdit"
Ashes Corpus
Buckethead The Day of the Robot
Niels Jensen & Jonas Hellborg Ordinary Day
Jali Kunda Griots of West Africa & Beyond "Lanmbasy Dub"
Russell Mills Undark
The Dark Side of the Moog The Dark Side of the Moog 4 "Part I", "Part II", "Part III", "Part V", "Part VIII"
The Dark Side of the Moog The Dark Side of the Moog 5 "Part III", "Part VII"
Paul Schütze + Phantom City Site Anubis "Future Nights", "An Early Mutation", "Blue Like Petrol", "Ten Acre Ghost", "Eight Legs Out of Limbo"
Stina Nordenstam The Photographer's Wife
Trawl Trawl (12")
1997 Lori Carson Everything I Touch Runs Wild "Something's Got Me", "Something's Got Me" (Curse of the Voodoo Swamp extended mix), "Something's Got Me" (Homegrown Fantasy mix), "Something's Got Me" (Instant Drip Hop mix)
Chakra Seven Centers
Death Cube K Disembodied
Elixir Hegalien Zone "Automation Required", "Voyage Orientis", "Humans Being Human", "Etherus Athirst C2 H50 CD H5"
Chaba Fadela & Cheb Sahraoui Walli
The Last Poets Time Has Come
Paul Schütze + Phantom City Shiva Recoil: Live/Unlive
Bernie Worrell Free Agent: A Spaced Odyssey "AfroFuturism (Phazed One)", "In Pursuit"
1998 Almamegretta Lingo "47", "Black Athena", "Berberia"
A.P.C. On Goes the Beat/Oriental Disco (12") "Oriental Disco"
Lili Boniche Alger Alger
Lili Boniche Boniche Dub
Buckethead Colma "Machete"
Cypher 7 Nothing Lasts "Message Important"
Dubadelic Bass Invaders
Dub Syndicate Fear of a Green Planet
Enzo Gragnaniello Neapolis mantra "Il Viaggio del Sole" (remix)
Jivamukti Yoga Center Basic Yoga Class
The Men Xperience La Mancha Negra: The Black Stain "End the Sin", "Backdoor"
Meridiem Meridiem
Mœbius Creatore di Universi
Nia Monet Laissez Faire "Secrets of Life"
Professor Shehab & Robert Musso Ataxia
Sapho Digital Sheikha "Sois Plus Radical", "Laouah", "Petit Demon", "Dabayji"
Talvin Singh OK "Soni"
1999 Percy Howard Incidental Seductions "Succubus"
Russell Mills Innermedium
O Rappa Lado B Lado A
DJ Cheb i Sabbah Shri Durga "Shri Durga", "Kese Kese", "Mere Kaku", "Gangta Dev"
Jah Wobble Deep Space "Disks, Winds and Veiling Curtains"
John Zorn Taboo & Exile "Sacrifist", "Thaalapalassi", "The Possessed"
2000 Sting Brand New Day: The Remixes "A Thousand Years" (Bill Laswell remix)
2001 Gigi Gigi
Herbie Hancock Future 2 Future
Robert Miles Organik "Release Me", "Improvisations" (Parts 1 & 2)
Qaballah Steppers Imaginatrix "Automation", "Last Exit"
Akira Sakata Fisherman's.com
James Blood Ulmer Blue Blood
2002 Robert Musso Axiomatic "For the Sky to Clear"
DJ Cheb i Sabbah Krishna Lila "Narajanma Bandage", "Maname Diname", "Raja Vedalu", "Lagi Lagan", "Rupa Tujhe Deva"
Jah Wobble's Solaris Live in Concert
John Zorn IAO
2003 Audio Leter Neti-Neti "Liberation from Samsara"
Lili Haydn Light Blue Sun "Light Blue Sun (Prelude)", "Anything", "Wounded Dove", "The Longing", "The Chinese Song", "Seek", "Anything" (Radio edit)
Karsh Kale Liberation "Milan"
Lucky Peterson Black Midnight Sun
Pharoah Sanders/Graham Haynes With a Heartbeat
2004 Azzddine Massafat
Gigi Gold & Wax
Meridiem A Pleasant Fiction
Kankawa 122 Greatfull Remixers "Limbic System" (Bill Laswell mix)
Ustad Sultan Khan Rare Elements
2005 Cheb i Sabbah La Kahena
Sound Tribe Sector 9 Artifact: Perspectives "Tokyo Shinjuku" (Flashback mix)
2006 Ashes Unisono
D. Rad Il Lato D "Estrazione" (Electric Heater mix)
GOMA Soul of Rite
Akiko Grace Illume
Maghrebika Neftakhir
DJ Cheb i Sabbah La Ghibra
Samsara Sound System Tales of the Red Dawn "Dawn at the Devils Tower", "Round the Corner"
2007 Dorian Cheah ARA
Raiz Uno
Sigillum S 23/20
Submerged Stars Lights the End
2008 Sussan Deyhim Out of Faze "Maze" (remix), "Tell Me" (remix)
HiM 1110 "Sikyi Rock"
Kasbah Rockers Kasbah Rockers "Hikayati", "Bred Atay", "Al Rafel", "Bledstyle", "Mafi Tika", "Fikou", "Hellou Al Biban", "Hashouma", "Shems", "Rassoul Al Houda"
Toy Killers The Unlistenable Years "Smokey Raindrops", "Green Dolphin Sweet", "Corrugated Gems of Woe", "Bleed for the Mind", "The Devil May Be Your Santa Claus" (studio version)
2009 Martin Bisi Son of a Gun (EP) "Mile High - Apple of My Eye"
Death Cube K Torn From Black Space
Jai Uttal and The Pagan Love Orchestra Thunder Love "Adonai"
2010 Sussan Deyhim City of Leaves "Searching for You"
Tomás Doncker Small World "Conscience of the World" (Bill Laswell mix)
Garrison Hawk Livin' the Genocide "Gangsta Roll" (Bill Laswell mix)
2011 Tomás Doncker Power of the Trinity "Conscience of the World", "Peace Is Not Fiction"
Lee "Scratch" Perry Rise Again
2012 John Zorn Nosferatu
"—" denotes a credit for the entire release.

Production credits[edit]

Year Artist Release Role(s) Song(s)
1984 Laurie Anderson Mister Heartbreak Producer "Sharkey's Day", "Kokoku", "Sharkey's Night"
Jalal Mansur Nuriddin & D.St. Mean Machine (12") Producer
Herbie Hancock Sound-System Producer
Toshinori Kondo & IMA Taihen Mixing
Fela Kuti Army Arrangement Producer, Remixing
Gil Scott-Heron Re-Ron (12") Producer
1985 Afrika Bambaataa Kick Out the Jams (7") Producer "Kick Out the Jams"
Manu Dibango Electric Africa Producer
Herbie Hancock and Foday Musa Suso Village Life Producer
Ronald Shannon Jackson Decode Yourself Producer
Mick Jagger She's the Boss Producer
Toshinori Kondo & IMA China Boogie (12") Co-producer
The Last Poets Oh My People Producer
Touré Kunda Natalia Producer
Sly and Robbie Language Barrier Producer
Yoko Ono Starpeace Producer
1986 Public Image Ltd Album Producer
Ginger Baker Horses & Trees Producer
Manu Dibango Makossa '87 (Big Blow) (12") Producer
Peter Gabriel In Your Eyes (12") Producer
Toshinori Kondo & IMA Konton Producer
Motörhead Orgasmatron Producer
Sonny Sharrock Guitar Producer
The Stalin Fish Inn Producer
1987 Mandingo feat. Foday Musa Suso Watto Sitta Producer
Motörhead Rock 'n' Roll Producer, engineering "Eat the Rich"
Ryuichi Sakamoto Neo Geo Producer
Sonny Sharrock Seize the Rainbow Producer
Sly and Robbie Rhythm Killers Producer
James Blood Ulmer America – Do You Remember the Love? Producer
1988 Afrika Bambaataa The Light Producer "Clean Up Your Act", "Zouk Your Body", "World Racial War"
Blind Idiot God Undertow Producer
Bootsy Collins What's Bootsy Doin'? Producer "Shock-It-To-Me"
Gettovetts Missionaries Moving Producer
Herbie Hancock Perfect Machine Producer
Ronald Shannon Jackson Texas Producer, mixing
Iggy Pop Instinct Producer
Samulnori Record of Changes Producer
1989 Menace Doghouse Producer
Ramones Brain Drain Producer
Nicky Skopelitis Next to Nothing Producer
Foday Musa Suso Julu Kemo Producer
Swans The Burning World Producer
Swans Saved (12") Producer "Saved", "See No More" (acoustic ver.)
White Zombie Make Them Die Slowly Producer
Stevie Salas Colorcode Producer
1990 Akira Sakata Mooko Producer
Ginger Baker Middle Passage Producer
Bootsy's Rubber Band Jungle Bass Producer
Gnawa Music of Marrakesh Night Spirit Masters Producer
Ronald Shannon Jackson Taboo Producer
Ronald Shannon Jackson Red Warrior Producer
Limbomaniacs Stinky Grooves Producer
Mandingo New World Power Producer
Mandinka and Fulani Music of The Gambia Ancient Heart Producer
Maceo Parker For All the King's Men Producer
Simon Shaheen The Music of Mohamed Abdel Wahab Producer
Shankar Soul Searcher Producer
Foday Musa Suso The Dreamtime Producer
Bernie Worrell Funk of Ages Producer "Volunteered Slavery/Bern's Blues/Outer Spaceways", "At Mos'Spheres"
1991 Apollo Smile Apollo Smile Remixing "Thunder Box"
F.F.F. Blast Culture Producer
Jonas Hellborg The Word Producer
Akira Sakata Silent Plankton Producer
Sonny Sharrock Ask the Ages Producer
Nicky Skopelitis/Sonny Sharrock Faith Moves Producer
X-Legged Sally Slow-Up Producer
1992 Bahia Black Ritual Beating System Producer
Bachir Attar The Next Dream Producer
Blind Idiot God Cyclotron Producer
Bomb Hate Fed Love Producer
Hardware Third Eye Open Producer
Icehouse Masterfile Producer, mixing "Love in Motion", "Byrralku Dhangudha"
Masabumi Kikuchi Dreamachine Producer
The Master Musicians of Jajouka Apocalypse Across the Sky Producer
N-Factor Paradigmashift Mixing
Talip Özkan The Dark Fire Producer
Simon Shaheen Turath (Heritage) Producer
1993 Aisha Kandisha's Jarring Effects Shabeesation Producer "A Muey a Muey", "Dunya", "Fin Roh", "Nbrik", "Nbrik" (dub version), "El Harb"
William S. Burroughs Words of Advice for Young People (12") Remixing "Interzone" (radio edit), "Mutatis Mutandis" (radio edit), "Interzone" (extended mix), "Mutatis Mutandis - Lemurs In the Mist" (Interzone mix), "Mutatis Mutandis" (mix)
George Clinton Hey, Man, Smell My Finger Co-producer "Maximumisness"
Icehouse Spin One (12") Producer "Byrralku Dhangudha"
Icehouse Big Wheel (12") Producer "Big Wheel" (Bill Laswell mix)
Icehouse Big Wheel Producer "Slow Motion", "The Great Southern Mix"
The Last Poets Black and Strong (Homesick) (12") Producer
The Last Poets Holy Terror Producer
O.G. Funk Out of the Dark Producer
Nicky Skopelitis Ekstasis Producer
Soon E MC O.P.I.D. (12") Producer, remix
Henry Threadgill Too Much Sugar for a Dime Producer
Bernie Worrell Pieces of Woo: The Other Side Producer
Bernie Worrell Blacktronic Science Producer
X-Legged Sally Killed By Charity Producer
Hideo Yamaki Shadow Run Producer
Yothu Yindi Freedom Producer "World of Innocence", "Baywara", "Mabo", "Yolngu Boy"
Zillatron Lord of the Harvest Producer
1994 Azonic Halo Producer
The Beatniks Another High Exit Producer, remix "Mirrors" (Bill Laswell Alien Mind-Screen mix)
Hakim Bey T.A.Z. Producer
Buckethead Giant Robot Producer
Cypher 7 Decoder Producer
Death Cube K Dreamatorium Producer
Mahmoud Guinia The Trance of the Seven Colors Producer
King Cobb Steelie Project Twinkle Producer
Mephiskapheles God Bless Satan Producer
Buddy Miles Express Hell and Back Producer
Slave Master Under the Six Producer
Liu Sola Blues in the East Producer
Vodû 155 Vodû 155 Producer "Vodu Funkadelic", "Zaka", "Tak This Tak That", "Feel No Evil"
Jah Wobble The Sun Does Rise Co-producer, mixing "Om Namah Shiva" (Transformation of the Heart mix)
1995 A.P.C. APC Tracks Vol. 1 Producer
Ahlam Acting Salam Producer "Tkelemti", "Ash Men Hila", "Irfiq Rak 2", "Mashi"
Paul Bowles Baptism of Solitude Producer
Justin K. Broadrick/Azonic Subsonic 3: Skinner's Black Laboratories Producer "River Blindness", "Nine Tails"
Cypher 7 Security Producer
Aïyb Dieng Rhythmagick Producer
Emergency Broadcast Network Telecommunication Breakdown Co-producer, mixing "Shoot the Mac 10"
GOD Appeal to Human Greed Producer "Bloodstream" (The Evening Redness in the West mix)
Haruomi Hosono N.D.E. Producer "Navigations", "Edge of the End"
Mutiny Aftershock 2005 Co-producer
Nicklebag 12 Hits and a Bump Co-producer
Abiodun Oyewole 25 Years Producer
Julian Schnabel Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud Producer
Scorn Ellipsis Remixing "Night Ash Black" (Slow Black Underground River mix)
Henry Threadgill Carry the Day Producer
Henry Threadgill Makin' a Move Producer
Jah Wobble Heaven and Earth Producer "Gone to Croatan", "Hit Me"
1996 A.P.C. APC Tracks Vol. 2 Producer
Ashes Corpus Producer, mixing
Buckethead The Day of the Robot Producer
Anne Clark Letter of Thanks to a Friend (12") Remixing
Kodo Ibuki Producer
Jali Kunda Griots of West Africa & Beyond Producer
Makyo Rasa Bhava Co-producer, mixing "Devabandha"
Nûs All The Vertical Angels Producer
Stevie Salas Color Code Producer
Pharoah Sanders Message from Home Producer
Sonny Sharrock Into Another Light Producer
Liu Sola/Wu Man China Collage Producer
Trawl Trawl (12") Mixing "Wireless" (Rupture mix)
1997 Chakra Seven Centers Producer
George Clinton Get Yo Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me (Single) Producer
Death Cube K Disembodied Producer
Chaba Fadela & Cheb Sahraoui Walli Producer
The Last Poets Time Has Come Producer
Henry Threadgill & Make a Move Where's Your Cup? Producer
Jai Uttal and The Pagan Love Orchestra Shiva Station Mixing
Bernie Worrell Free Agent: A Spaced Odyssey Co-producer, mixing
1998 A.P.C. On Goes the Beat/Oriental Disco (12") Producer "Oriental Disco"
The Bogmen Closed Captioned Radio Producer
Lili Boniche Alger Alger Producer
Lili Boniche Boniche Dub Producer, mixing
Buckethead Colma Producer "Machete"
Cypher 7 Nothing Lasts Producer
Enzo Gragnaniello Neapolis mantra Remix "Il Viaggio del Sole" (remix)
Jivamukti Yoga Center Basic Yoga Class Recording, mixing
The Men Xperience La Mancha Negra: The Black Stain Recording
Mœbius Creatore di Universi Recording
Naftule's Dream Smash, Clap! Mixing
Nûs Inside Is the Only Way Out Producer
Pharoah Sanders Save Our Children Producer
Sapho Digital Sheikha Producer, mixing "Sois Plus Radical", "Laouah", "Petit Demon", "Dabayji"
1999 A.P.C. Havana Mood/Rhum and Bass Producer
Buckethead Monsters and Robots Producer "Night of the Slunk"
Laurel MacDonald Wingspan Remix "A Wing & a Prayer" (Bill Laswell mix)
Medeski Martin & Wood Combustication Remix EP Remix "Satan's Church of Hypnotized Logic" (Bill Laswell remix)
O Rappa Lado B Lado A Producer "Lado B Lado A", "Na Palma Da Mão"
DJ Cheb i Sabbah Shri Durga Recording
Jah Wobble Deep Space Producer "Disks, Winds and Veiling Curtains"
2000 The Damage Manual The Damage Manual Mixing "King Mob", "Denial", "Broadcasting", "Blame and Demand", "Damage Addict" (Laswell mix), "Stateless" (Laswell mix)
Enrico Macias Enrico Experience Remix "L'oriental" (Laswell remix), "Le Violon de mon pére" (Laswell remix)
Millennium Project Simulasticity Mixing
Sting Brand New Day: The Remixes Remix "A Thousand Years" (Bill Laswell remix)
2001 A.P.C. APC Dance: Ignore the Beat Producer
Mari Boine Remixed Remix "Maid Áiggot Muinna Eallin" (Bill Laswell remix)
Freeform Audiotourism Reinterpretations: Vietnam and China Remix "Lost World"
Gonervill Gonervill Co-producer
Herbie Hancock Future 2 Future Producer
Nils Petter Molvær Recoloured Co-producer, mixing "Merciful/Ligotage" (Incunabula mix)
Naftule's Dream Job Mixing
Akira Sakata Fisherman's.com Producer
Carlos Santana Divine Light: Mix Translations Mixing
Henry Threadgill Everybodys Mouth's a Book Mixing
Henry Threadgill Up Popped the Two Lips Recording, mixing
James Blood Ulmer Blue Blood Producer
2002 Karsh Kale Redesign: Realize Remixed Remix "Empty Hands" (Bill Laswell mix)
Angélique Kidjo Black Ivory Soul Producer
Nils Petter Molvær Axis of Ignorance (12") Remix "Frozen" (Northern Light mix)
Rovo Tonic 2001 Mixing
DJ Cheb i Sabbah Krishna Lila Recording
Vida Blue Most Events Aren't Planned Remix "Most Events Aren't Planned" (Dreams of Tee Point mix)
Satlah Children of Israel Producer, mixing
2003 Abyssinia Infinite Zion Roots Producer
Audio Leter Neti-Neti Remix "Liberation from Samsara"
Lili Haydn Light Blue Sun Producer "Light Blue Sun (Prelude)", "Come Here", "Wounded Dove", "Sweetness", "Seek", "Home", "The Promised Land"
Jon Madof Rashanim Mixing
Lucky Peterson Black Midnight Sun Producer
Pharoah Sanders/Graham Haynes With a Heartbeat Producer
Serj Tankian and Arto Tunçboyaciyan Narina (12") Remix "Narina" (Bill Laswell mix)
2004 Oz Fritz All Around the World Co-producer
Gigi Gold & Wax Producer
Kankawa 122 Greatfull Remixers Remix "Limbic System" (Bill Laswell mix)
Ryukyu Underground Ryukyu Remixed Remix "Koi No Michi Kusa" (Bill Laswell mix)
Sly and Robbie Version Born Producer
Yulduz Bilmadim Remix "Kiss Me" (Bill Laswell mix)
2005 Buckethead Enter the Chicken Engineering "Running from the Light"
Nils Petter Molvær Remakes Co-producer, remix "Frozen"
Cheb i Sabbah La Kahena Recording
Sound Tribe Sector 9 Artifact: Perspectives Remix "Tokyo Shinjuku" (Flashback mix)
2006 Ashes Unisono Mixing
D. Rad Il Lato D Remix "Estrazione" (Electric Heater mix)
Akiko Grace Illume Producer
Matisyahu Youth Producer
Matisyahu No Place to Be Remix "Jerusalem (Out of Darkness Comes Light)", "Chop 'em Down", "Warrior", "Message in a Bottle", "Message in a Bottle" (dub version)
Muddy World Finery of the Storm Mixing
Roots Tonic Roots Tonic Meets Bill Laswell Producer, mixing
DJ Cheb i Sabbah La Ghibra Recording
John Zorn Moonchild: Songs Without Words Mixing
John Zorn Astronome Mixing
2007 Dorian Cheah ARA Producer
Nine Inch Nails Y34RZ3R0R3M1X3D Remix "Vessel" (Bill Laswell mix)
Raiz Uno Mixing
John Zorn Six Litanies for Heliogabalus Recording, mixing
John Zorn Asmodeus: Book of Angels Volume 7 Recording, mixing
2008 Enzo Avitabile & Bottari Festa Farina E Forca Producer "Mamm"
Anthony Braxton/Milford Graves/William Parker Beyond Quantum Producer, mixing
Sussan Deyhim Out of Faze Remix "Bashad", "Maze" (remix)
Hal and The Big Five Umoya Mixing
2009 Death Cube K Torn From Black Space Producer
Dr. Israel Gangsta N Police (12") Producer, mixing
The Project_Pale Our Inventions and How They Fail Us Mixing
Jai Uttal and The Pagan Love Orchestra Thunder Love Mixing
2010 Beatundercontrol Beatundercontrol in Dub Remix "Secrets of Fascination" (Bill Laswell mix)
Sussan Deyhim City of Leaves Producer "Searching for You"
Tomas Doncker Small World Co-producer, remix "Conscience of the World" (Bill Laswell mix)
Garrison Hawk Livin' the Genocide Remix "Gangsta Roll" (Bill Laswell mix)
2011 Animation Agemo Producer, remix "Pharoah's Dance" (Son of Panthalassa remix)
Tomas Doncker Power of the Trinity Co-producer
Loud Apartment Get Up Get Down Mixing
Lee "Scratch" Perry Rise Again Producer
2012 Dr. Israel Ghetto Defendant Mixing
Garrison Hawk Survive Producer
Jano Ertale Producer
Jano Ertale Mixing
Naked Truth Ouroboros Mixing
John Zorn Nosferatu Mixing
2013 Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band (12") Mixing "Mad Lifeline"
Suphala Alien Ancestry Remix "Vashikaran"
Bernie Worrell Elevation: Upper Air Producer "World of Innocence", "Baywara", "Mabo", "Yolngu Boy"
Mumpbeak Mumpbeak Co-producer, mixing
2014 Abraxas Psychomagia Mixing
Colin Edwin/Lorenzo Feliciati Twinscapes Mixing
Helio Parallax Helio Parallax Mixing
2015 Blind Idiot God Before Ever After Producer
"—" denotes a credit for the entire release.

Other credits[edit]

Year Artist Release Credit Song(s)
1983 Nona Hendryx Nona Musical arrangements
1984 Jalal Mansur Nuriddin & D.St. Mean Machine (12") Shortwave
Nona Hendryx The Art of Defense Tapes "I Sweat", "The Life", "Electricity"
Toshinori Kondo & IMA Taihen Tapes
Genji Sawai Sowaka Musical arrangements
Gil Scott-Heron Re-Ron (12") DMX, radio
Time Zone World Destruction DMX
Yla-Mago TYO-Rock (12") Tapes
1985 Manu Dibango Electric Africa DMX "Pata Piya", "Echos Beti"
Ronald Shannon Jackson Decode Yourself drum programming "Decoding"
The Last Poets Oh My People DMX "Get Movin'"
1987 Mandingo feat. Foday Musa Suso Watto Sitta DMX programming
1990 Bootsy's Rubber Band Jungle Bass Musical arrangements
1993 Aisha Kandisha's Jarring Effects Shabeesation Effects, loops "A Muey a Muey", "Dunya", "Fin Roh", "Nbrik", "Nbrik" (dub version), "El Harb"
Bernie Worrell Pieces of Woo: The Other Side Samples, loops, effects "Gladiator Skull", "Moon Over Brixton", "Judie's Passion Purple", "Fields of Play"
Bernie Worrell Blacktronic Science Loops "Flex", "Won't Go Away"
Yothu Yindi Freedom Musical arrangements "World of Innocence", "Baywara", "Mabo", "Yolngu Boy"
Zillatron Lord of the Harvest Ambient sounds
1994 Azonic Halo Musical arrangements
Hakim Bey T.A.Z. Musical arrangements
Death Cube K Dreamatorium Musical arrangements, effects
1995 A.P.C. APC Tracks Vol. 1 Effects
Ahlam Acting Salam Musical arrangements "Tkelemti", "Ash Men Hila", "Irfiq Rak 2", "Mashi"
Paul Bowles Baptism of Solitude Musical arrangements
Emergency Broadcast Network Telecommunication Breakdown Effects "Electronic Behavior Control System", "Electronic Behavior Control" (System Ver. 2.0)
Spectre The Illness Intro voice "9th Secret Rule of the Order"
1996 A.P.C. APC Tracks Vol. 2 Effects
Argan Berberism Intro voice "Tibdit"
Ashes Corpus Musical arrangements
Buckethead The Day of the Robot drums
Dubadelic 2000: A Bass Odyssey Samples, loops, effects
Jali Kunda Griots of West Africa & Beyond Samples "Lanmbasy Dub"
Russell Mills Undark Drones
The Dark Side of the Moog The Dark Side of the Moog 4 Sound collage "Part I", "Part II", "Part III", "Part V", "Part VIII"
The Dark Side of the Moog The Dark Side of the Moog 5 Effects "Part III", "Part VII"
Satori Invisible Rhythm Effects "Relocations"
1997 Chakra Seven Centers Effects
Chaba Fadela & Cheb Sahraoui Walli Effects
The Last Poets Time Has Come Loops, effects
The Dark Side of the Moog The Dark Side of the Moog 6 Effects "Part IV"
Sri Hari One But Different Effects
1998 A.P.C. On Goes the Beat/Oriental Disco (12") Effects "Oriental Disco"
Lili Boniche Alger Alger Synthesizers
Lili Boniche Boniche Dub Synthesizers
Enzo Gragnaniello Neapolis mantra Effects "Il Viaggio del Sole" (remix)
Jivamukti Yoga Center Basic Yoga Class Effects
Mœbius Creatore di Universi Samples, effects
1999 A.P.C. Havana Mood/Rhum and Bass Musical arrangements
2001 Gigi Gigi Guitar, synthesizer
Nils Petter Molvær Recoloured Effects "Merciful/Ligotage" (Incunabula mix)
2002 Buckethead Funnel Weaver Samples
2003 Abyssinia Infinite Zion Roots Musical arrangements, acoustic guitar, keyboards
Pharoah Sanders/Graham Haynes With a Heartbeat Musical arrangements, keyboards, flute
2004 Gigi Gold & Wax Guitar, synthesizer
Sly and Robbie Version Born Musical arrangements, guitar, keyboards
2006 D. Rad Il Lato D Effects "Estrazione" (Electric Heater mix)
Akiko Grace Illume Electronics
2008 Sussan Deyhim Out of Faze Programming "Maze" (remix), "Tell Me" (remix)
2009 Death Cube K Torn From Black Space Effects
2011 Lee "Scratch" Perry Rise Again Effects
2012 Garrison Hawk Survive Musical arrangements, effects
"—" denotes a credit for the entire release.

References[edit]

General

  • "Comprehensive Bill Laswell Discography and Reviews". silent-watcher.net. Retrieved 2014-10-28.

Notes

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Bill Laswell: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved October 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Third Rail – South Delta Space Age", Polystar – PSCW-5338

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