Tim Dahl

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Tim Dahl
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Tim Dahl performing at the Moers Festival, Germany 2015
Background information
GenresAvant-garde jazz, free jazz, experimental, rock, progressive rock
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsBass
Years active1997–present
LabelsLovepump United Records, Tzadik Records, UgEXPLODE Records, Innova Records, Skin Graft
Associated actsChild Abuse (band), Barrsheadahl, Pulverize the Sound, American Liberty League, Lydia Lunch Retrovirus

Tim Dahl is a professional electric and double bass player, vocalist, keyboardist and composer living in New York City. He is best known as the bass player of the noise-rock band Child Abuse [1][2] and Lydia Lunch Retrovirus.[3] He also writes and performs for the jazz ensemble Pulverize The Sound.[4]

Dahl has toured extensively throughout North and South America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. He has performed with many notable musicians, composers and performers including Yusef Lateef,[5] Archie Shepp, Eugene Chadbourne, Tatsuya Yoshida,[6] Von Freeman,[7] Stanley Jordan, Mary Halvorson,[8] Malcolm Mooney,[9] Marc Ribot, Brian Chase, Hamid Drake, Elliott Sharp, Weasel Walter, Marni Nixon, Peter Evans,[10] Kevin Shea,[11] Mick Barr,[12]Lydia Lunch, Jan Terri, The Bureau of Atomic Tourism,[13] Ava Mendoza [14] etc.

As a bass player he is notable for unique style and technical savviness. Clifford Allen of Tiny Mixtapes' wrote "Tim Dahl [...] approaches his well-worn axe with a battery of pedals and loops, combining determinate speed with murkier sonics to create a landscape not unlike a harsh, speed-freak variant on Hugh Hopper."[15]

Dahl currently lives in Brooklyn and is an active member in the music scene there.

Selected discography[edit]

American Liberty League

  • Going to Coney Island - CD (Dick Move Records, 2011)

BarrSheaDahl

Child Abuse

  • Trouble In Paradise - CD/LP Album (Skin Graft, 2014)
  • Hipster Puppies: New York - Compilation Cassette (Hipster Puppies, 2011)
  • Cut and Run - CD/LP Album (Lovepump United Records, 2010)
  • Child Abuse - CD/LP Album (Lovepump United Records, 2007)
  • Child Abuse/Zs - 7" Split Album (Zum, 2008)
  • Child Abuse/Miracle of Birth - CD Split Album (Lovepump United Records, 2006)
  • Zum Audio Vol III - CD Compilation (ZUM, 2006)

Lydia Lunch Retrovirus

  • Live in Zurich - CD (Widowspeak, 2016)
  • Urge to Kill - LP/CD (Widowspeak, 2015)

Pulverize The Sound

  • self titled - CD (Relative Pitch Records, 2014)

Weasel Walter Large Ensemble ft. Henry Kaiser

  • Igneity: After the Fall of Civilization - CD (2016)

Nandor Nevai

  • Nevai_Nonet-String Oktet in A - LP (2013)

G.o.V.

  • studio recording ep - DVD (2015)

The Gate

  • Stench - CD/LP (Smeraldina-Rima, 2014)

Yusef Lateef

  • YAL's 10th Anniversary - A Tribute Concert for Yusef Lateef - CD (YAL Records, 2002)

Talibam!

  • Boogie in the Breeze - CD (ESP Disk' Ltd., 2009)

Jason Cady

  • Happiness is the Problem - CD (Lock Step records, 2013)

Matthew Welch

Barker Trio

  • self titled - CD (phantom ear music, 2015)

Andrew Barker/Paul Dunmall/Tim Dahl

  • Luddite - CD (2014)

The Hub[16]

  • Light Fuse and Get Away - CD (The Hub Artist Group, 2005)
  • Live in Gugalander - CD (EMD Records, 2003)
  • Trucker - CD (Innova Records, 2002)
  • Accident - CD (The Hub Artist Group, 2001)
  • Vandalism - CD (The Hub Artist Group, 2000)

The Spinning Wheels Drive Band

  • 100% Totally Free Ringtones - CD (Versus Trade, 2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rolls, Chris. "Interview:Child Abuse", fecalface.com, 27 January 2009, Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  2. ^ Cohan, Brad. [1], noisey.vice.com, Retrieved 2 January 2015.
  3. ^ Cohan, Brad. [2], villagevoice.com, 2 July 2013, Retrieved 2 January 2015.
  4. ^ Longley, Martin. [3], All About Jazz, 13 August 2013, Retrieved on 5 September 2013
  5. ^ "A Tribute Concert to Yusef Lateef", Yal Records, Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Yoshida Tatsuya Festival, New York Night Train, Retrieved on 22 March 2013.
  7. ^ Prosser, Lee. "Concert Series Ablaze Once Again", Jazzreview.com, 29 January 2001, Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  8. ^ Longley, Martin. [4], All About Jazz, 9 October 2011, Retrieved on 21 March 2013.
  9. ^ Villanueva, Justina. "Child Abuse Bassist Gets to Make Music With People He Likes Often", Noisecreep, 9 April 2010, Retrieved 21 March 2013.
  10. ^ Reising, Sam. [5], I Care If You Listen, July 2013, Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  11. ^ Thirlwell, J.G. "Barr Shea Dahl", J.G.Thirlwell, Retrieved on 22 March 2013.
  12. ^ Cohan, Brad. "Barr Shea Dahl", The Village Voice, 7 November 2012, Retrieved on 21 March 2013.
  13. ^ http://www.teunverbruggen.com/The-Bureau-Of-Atomic-Tourism
  14. ^ http://noisey.vice.com/blog/ava-mendoza-unnatural-ways-shapeshifters
  15. ^ Allen, Clifford. "Barr Shea Dahl - music review", Tiny Mixtapes, 2 January 2013, Retrieved on 21 March 2013.
  16. ^ Griffiths,James. "The Hub: Wardrobe, Leeds", The Guardian, 10 May 2001, Retrieved on 21 March 2013.

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