Interview with Lee Ranaldo talking about his "Lost Highway" exhibition, his musical projects and a lot of his life / live experiences and much much more.
Lee Ranaldo 2012 bio:
Solo album “Between the Times and the Tides” released March 20, 2012 on Matador records, with contributions from Steve Shelley, Nels Cline, John Medeski, Alan Licht, Irwin Menken, Jim O’Rourke, Kathy Leiesen, Leah Singer and Bob Bert. Live dates with 4 piece band commenced in early 2012 and will continue in various far-flung spots around the globe for the foreseeable future, now with Tim Lüntzel on bass… New album completed June 2013, to be released on Matador in October 2013.
Continued works with partner Leah Singer (Sight Unseen; Contre Jour) have been large scale, multi projection quadraphonic sound+light events, w Lee performing ‘suspended guitar phenomena’ in various locations around the world. Also continued work with Glacial Project and Text of Light Group, which improvises to films by Stan Brakhage.
Leeʼs artworks and videos have been on view in the past couple years in gallery and museum shows in places such as Porto, Halifax, Miami, Tampa, Vienna, Prague, Gent, Bratislava, Auckland, Salt Lake City and in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Member of Sonic Youth, now in 30th year; visual artist, writer, producer etc. Recent live performances with partner Leah Singer, sight unseen,
Sonic Youthʼs most recent recording: Simon Werner a Desparu, a film soundtrack [SYR9, 2011]. Archival release Live At Smart Bar, Chicago-1985 was released in Spring 2013.
Most recent books: Against Refusing [Waterrow Press 2010]; How Not To Get Played On The Radio [SoundBarn 2011].