NEW BILL WELLS & MAHER SHALAL HASH BAZ ALBUM DUE OUT ON GEOGRAPHIC
Bill Wells & Maher Shalal Hash Baz | 25/02/09
We are pleased to announce the new album from Scottish outsider musician Bill Wells & Maher Shalal Hash Baz, one of the most interesting Japanese groups of the contemporary era. Entitled 'Gok', the album comes out on Geographic on 4th May 2009.
Fascinated by Maher's music and recognising kindred spirits, Bill was able to travel to Japan in 2004, funded in part by the Scottish Arts Council, to record with this incredible group. The studio where they recorded is called GOK and the music is magical, melodic, sometimes spontaneous, sometimes composed, uplifting and always slightly odd. Bill considers many of these compositions his 'greatest hits' and he is currently working on a follow-up record with many of the Maher musicians.