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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
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.
Music − Review | posted 26.06.2020
The Finnish multi-instrumentalist Antti Vauhkonen releases playful music with his vinyl 10-inch »2«, released by Jazzaggression.
Music − Essay | posted 09.07.2020
Baltic & Finnish Jazz
While jazz from London to L.A. is evolving a fresh pop sensibility or even tries to update the fusion heritage, cool flavors between new blood and nostalgia are cultivated on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Here the genre is cosmopolitan as well and yet totally distinct.
Music − News | posted 09.07.2020
The album »Venus«, first released in 1981, by Hideki Matsutake alias Loi’gic System, who plays with the Yellow Magic Orchestra, is now being reissued via Wewantsounds. Exclusively at HHV Records in a limited edition.
Music − News | posted 16.07.2020
HHV For The Culture
Save Your Club
In support of the club scene, which was hit hard by the Corona crisis, a Vinyl 7" series was created with three Berlin clubs that are strongly connected to us. The complete proceeds will go to the venues. Together »For The Culture«! Save your club!
Music − Review | posted 24.06.2020
The new edition of »Dropsonde« comes along with seven bonus tracks. The Norwegian producer Biosphere then radically reinterpreted an entire genre.