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Ben Vida (Musicians)
Ben Vida is an American sound artist and composer from New York City. He also works under the name Bird Show. Together with Joshua Abrams, Liz Payne and Jim Dorling he formed the band Town & Country from 1998 to 2006. With Hisham Bharoocha he formed the duo Soft Circle. He collaborated also with Keith Fullerton Whitman, Greg Davis, Siebren Versteeg, Doug Aitken, Nadia Hironaka and Mathew Suib and played in ensembles of Tony Conrad, Rhys Chattam and Werner Dafeldecker. As an impoviser he has performed with Milo Fine, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Chad Taylor, Kevin Drumm, Yamatsuka Eye or C. Spencer Yeh. Overall he released more then 20 records on labels like Thrill Jockey, Drag City, PAN, Amish, Bottrop-Boy, Häpna and Kranky.
Ben Vida in Reviews
Music Review | posted 02.05.2012
Ben Vida
Esstends Esstends Esstends
American composer Ben Vida provokes sounds in the ears of the listener, which don’t really seem to exist. As interesting as this sounds in theory, as static it remains in practice.
Recent Articles
Music News | posted 16.02.2018
Respuesta Alternativa
Rediscovered: »Grata Compañia«
The Australian based reissue label Left Ear Records, which specializes in rediscoveries, will continue to pursue its business idea in 2018. For »Grata Compañia« they selected five pieces of the Spanish project Respuesta Alternativa.
Music News | posted 19.03.2018
Wooden Shijps
New album: »V«
Wooden Shijps have announced a new album for the 25.5.2018. It’s her first album in five years, her fifth, and it’s called »V«. It promises a promising summer.
Music Review | posted 20.01.2020
Steve Roach
Quiet Music 1-3
Telephone Explosion has reissued »Quiet Music 1-3« by Californian ambient musician Steve Roach, first released only on cassette in 1986 .
Music News | posted 18.04.2019
Flying Lotus
New album: »Flamagra«
After five years a new album by Flying Lotus is going to be released: »Flamagra«. The first video features David Lynch as the leading actor and whets the appetite for the sixth album which will be out May 24th. HHV then has an exclusive White Vinyl Edition.
Music Comment | posted 20.11.2019
RSD Black Friday 2019
12 Vinyl records to look out for
We’ve browsed through this year’s list of exclusive Record Store Day Black Friday 2019 releases and put together a selection of twelve Vinyl records that we’ve identified as possible highlights.