International Prices (approximate) for bootleg:
8.00 GBP (United Kingdom Pounds)
1755.00 JPY (Japan Yen)
102.25 NOK (Norway Kroner)
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Michael Bassett is an acclaimed American songwriter, singer and experimental guitarist from New York. Bassett is renowned for delivering his poetic, crafty songs with emotional intensity and technical wizardry. Blending subtle offering of acoustic song performance with electrified sound play, he maps a territory all his own.
michael has recorded and toured with bands such as The Matterbabies and Mitch Elrod's Swimteam in the Northeastern United States.
With help and encouragement from Kevin Bartlett and Happy Rhodes of Aural Gratification records, michael set out on his own in 1997 with the release of his first solo release, puddleskinwaving. Internationally acclaimed guitarist David Torn (aka splattercell) lent his hand, mastering the recording.
bassett has also appeared as a guest guitarist and vocalist on numerous recording projects, including Rosanne Raneri's award winning Parhelion.
In 2001, michael released his second recording. 'bootleg' was recorded live in the UK. The CD includes performances where bassett is joined by luminaries Gris Sanderson on midi violin (Waulk Electric, Spyka) violin and Peter Bingham on fretless bass guitar (Waulk Electric, Jiggery Pippery).
michael is presently working on a new EP with David Prior of Liminal in the UK.
bassett is presently in the midst of rehearsing for tour dates in Norway and Holland in June 2003. There are also plans for a series of spring dates in Northern Europe and the East coast of the United States. For further information or further enquiry contact us at michaelbassett.org.