NEWS 2007

December 2007

News from babssantini reports a gig by Limpe Fuchs, Christoph Heemann and Steve Stapleton on 22/12/2007 in Belgium. Christoph Heemann and Limpe Fuchs will be performing a solo set with consequently a unique trio performance with Steve Stapleton as special guest.

News from ICR says that there will be more NWW shows in 2008, hopefully including the US and that "things will be different..."
Also available soon will be a reissue of 'The Man with the Woman Face', a 2CD edition with an extra disc which will also be available separately.

November 2007

News from the NWW myspace page:

HUFFIN' RAG BLUES: The all new Nurse With Wound album will be out in March/April 2008. 'Huffin' Rag Blues' will be released by United/Jnana and distributed through Southern.

12": A limited edition 12" of 2 alternative mixes from 'Huffin' Rag Blues' will be released before the full length album.

CADAVEROUS CONDITION: A remix by Nurse With Wound - 'Nose Dive' - has just been completed for Cadaverous Condition. Further details and a release date are yet to be confirmed.

SUNN O))): Just completed is a recording between Nurse With Wound/ Sunn O))). Current possible title is 'The Iron Soul of Nothing'. Further details and a release date are yet to be confirmed.

FAUST/NWW: A track for the bonus 12" that will come with the vinyl version of 'Disconnected' has just been completed. Again, further details and a release date are yet to be confirmed.

ANDREW LILES: Steven Stapleton appears on 'OHM' a track on 'Black End' the final disc in Andrew Liles' 'Vortex Vault' 12 CD series.

October 2007

Nurse With Wound will be creating a soundtrack for the 1922 silent movie, Der Brennende Acker, directed by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau who also directed Nosferatu that same year. The event is on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 in Paris. link

Durtro and Jnana both report the re-release of Gyllenksöld, Geijerstam and I at Rydberg's. Originally slated to be released by Klanggalerie it is now release on United Jnana. It is a re-mastered digipak containing all three tracks from the original vinyl - 'Several Odd Moments Prior to Lunch', 'Phenomenon of Aquarium and Bearded Lady', 'Dirty Fingernails', as well as re-workings - 'Odd', 'Aquarium', 'Dirty Fingernails' - which later appeared on the CD 'Large Ladies with Cake in the Oven'. This release is currently available from both sources.

September 2007

I should have reported that the Roundhouse gig has been cancelled.

Nurse WIth Wound have the following confirmed live dates, supported by Blind Cave Salamander:
21/11/2007 @ Volksbuehne , Berlin, Germany
24/11/2007 @ Teatro Fondamenta Nuove , Venezia, Italy
25/11/2007 @ Teatro Fondamenta Nuove , Venezia, Italy

I notice that the list of mailorder discs at andrewliles.com includes placeholders for 2 future releases:
Diana Rogerson & Andrew Liles "No Birds Do Sing"
Nurse With Wound "Huffin' Rag Blues"

July 2007

The Faust/NWW release 'disconnected' is now available through art-errorist.de There is a planned vinyl release through Dirter Promotions

ICR lists a NWW performance at the Roundhouse on 13 October 2007, this is currently not listed on the Roundhouse website.

Steven Stapleon's presence on myspace reports that "colin potter and steven stapleton were horrified and dismayed to find an extra track added to their collaborative album with faust "disconnected" without their consent. they were not informed of this limited edition and feel the inclusion of this live faust track destroys the concept and atmosphere they have tried to create.
dictated by steven stapleton over the phone to suzi firenza"

I am reliably informed that the NWW performance in Russia is now confirmed for the 30th September 2007 at Ikra in Moscow. More information is available here

I am reliably informed that the NWW performance in Russia is now confirmed for the 30th September 2007 at Ikra in Moscow. More information is available here

The performances in Berlin, Venice and Athens are not yet confirmed.

A new website for Babs Santini has been started covering the artwork of Steven Stapleton. Initially available are six prints, available as a set or individually in limited editions of 30 copies, so be quick.

Brainwashed podcast 116 (1st July) included a track from the forthcoming Nurse With Wound album called "'Switchboard Mama, Elevator Papa" - a 'lounge' album primarily made by Andrew Liles and Steven Stapleton with contributions from Colin Potter, Frieda Abtan, Diana Rogerson, Matt Waldron, Melon Liles and Lynn Jackson.

June 2007

As far as I can tell Steven Stapleton appeared for all or part of Sunn O))) 's set at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 18th June 2007 as part of the Meltdown festival.

I.C.R. Distribution report that "Nurse With Wound will be playing several dates in Europe in autumn"

Jnana have just re-issued Homotopy To Marie in a 6 panel digipak sleeve with revised artwork and index timings from the original World Serpent CD release.

There is video interview with Steven Stapleton here from Villette Sonique at Dailymotion.com from (08/06/07)

The next Nurse With Wound album will be called "'Switchboard Mama, Elevator Papa"

May 2007

Hazel Two Twiggs has started an 'Official' Nurse With Wound presence at myspace - http://www.myspace.com/babssantini It currently lists the following forthcoming gigs:
30 Sep 2007 Moscow RU
17 Nov 2007 Venice IT
18 Nov 2007 Venice IT
21 Nov 2007 Berlin DE
23 Nov 2007 Athens GR
24 Nov 2007 Athens GR

The NWW/Faust album "Disconnected" is due to be released mid-June on Faust's German label - Art-Errorist. It contains four, as of yet untitled, tracks. The cover art is by Babs Santini.

A compilation album is due out mid-July as a Kenneth Anger Benefit Compilation called 'Brother Focus: For the Inaugurator of the Pleasure Dome' on Durtro
This will contain a NWW track entitled "Fine Writin' [for Lil' Fishie]" (by Colin Potter, Drew Daniels, Suzi Firenza, Steven Stapleton), and other tracks by Matmos, Current 93, Antony & the Johnsons, et al...

Durtro have announced that Nurse With Wound will play Moscow on 30 September 2007. David Tibet will be appearing on vocals - more details to follow.

Jnana have just released the new CD by Diana Rogerson. Her first new release since 1986. This album consists of seven new tracks and features Steven Stapleton and Matt Waldron. Produced by Stapleton/Rogerson. Digipak with spot varnish. This CD will not be available in the shops straight away, but is exclusively available from their shop now. US $ 14.99 plus postage and packing.

April 2007

I.C.R. Distribution mention a forthcoming release by NWW called "Space Music" in a recent mail out. This is the eagerly awaited Beta-Lactam release.

http://www.raashrecords.com/ have officially re-issued "Insect and Individual Silenced" on CD. The long awaited release to compact disc gets perhaps the most lavish and beautiful packaging of any Nurse With Woud CD to date. Housed in an eight panel digipack and frosted silver printed slip cover, with updated art by Matt Waldron. All original artwork from the legendary 1981 release is reproduced faithfully on the inside covers. The audio has been painstakingly and lovingly digitally mastered. A four panel insert includes a new Steven Stapleon collage and the story as told by Mr. Stapleton of how this remarkable reissue has come to be.
It will be available in three editions
  • Regular CD edition in an eight panel digipack and frosted silver printed slip cover, with updated art by Matt Waldron. All original artwork from the legendary 1981 release is reproduced faithfully on the inside covers. The audio has been painstakingly and lovingly digitally mastered. A four panel insert includes a new Steven Stapleon collage and the story as told by Mr. Stapleton of how this remarkable reissue has come to be.
  • Limited edition Framed insect version that comes complete with postcard set and poster from the premiere all hand signed and numbered by Steven Stapleton.
  • Limited edition brief case this is a beauty and will contain all the goods and a extra special added bonus this edition is a strict 50 only/signed numbered/plus a whole lot more - more details in a month or so.

March 2007

There is a planned DJ set by Steven Stapleton supporting "I Am Spoonbender". This will be on 11th May 2007. The Mezzanine, San Francisco, California, US.

http://www.raashrecords.com/ reports:
"In conjunction with United Dairies we are proud to announce the inaugural Raash Records release. To celebrate this long awaited first time to compact disc Nurse With Wound title, we would like to invite you to a very special release party at Amoeba Music in Hollywood on April 5, 2007. Amoeba is located at 6400 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90028.

Steven Stapleton and friends will be there to meet and greet as well as perform. The 30 minute performance will start at 7:00 PM. For the occasion, Nurse With Wound will be Mr. Stapleton, Matt Waldron (of Irr. App. (Ext.)), Jim Haynes, John Contreras, Hazel Two Twiggs and perhaps other surprise guests.

Copies of the release will be first available for purchase at the event. Afterwards, the CD will be available exclusively through the Raash Records Online Shop (www.raashrecords.com/shop)

Check back with the Raash Records web site for further clues about the title and info that you will not want to miss.

I look forward to meeting all of those who are able to attend.

Ken Garwood"

The venue for the planned Nurse With Wound gig in Belgium is now in Ghent, more information here: http://www.vooruit.be/

February 2007

There are two more planned Nurse WIth Wound gigs:

8 June 2007 at Villette Sonique, Paris, France - keep an eye open here for further information: http://www.villettesonique.com/
9 June 2007 at a venue to be confirmed in Brussels, Belgium

Beta-Lactam report the release, around June, of a new Nurse With Wound album - "Space Music" on CD and LP. There will be an additional 12" picture disk for subscribers to the Records are not for Baking series.
They also report a planned release in Fall 2007 of "Images/Zero Mix" Book/CD, this may well be the book of the covers produced for the "Angry Eelectric Finger" project.

It has been confirmed that Nurse With Wound will play Saturday 21 April, 2007 at the Donau Festival www.donaufestival.at

It has been confirmed that Nurse With Wound will play Auditorio Serralves in Porto on the Saturday 5 May, 2007 www.serralves.pt

Steven Stapleton will be DJing on the 14th of February at Club De Burgo on Augustine Street, Galway, Ireland. Also on the bill will be local improvisation band 'Bluff' and another act to be announced.

Steven Stapleton will be DJing on the 14th of February at Club De Burgo on Augustine Street, Galway, Ireland. Also on the bill will be local improvisation band 'Bluff' and another act to be announced.

January 2007

Steven Stapleton is apparently the subject of an in-store event at "End Of An Ear" in Austin Texas on Saturday January 27th at 6pm this appears to be free. For more information look here End OF An Ear

Durtro have announced that Nurse With Wound will play London on 3 March 2007

Nurse With Wound play their first ever London show at the South Bank's Queen Elizabeth Hall on 3 March, as part of the 'Ether' festival. Christoph Heemann will be NWW's special guest.

Nurse With Wound are: Steven Stapleton, David Tibet, Colin Potter, Andrew Liles, Matt Waldron and Marcus Ripley.

Tickets will be available from next week (w/c 13 Jan 2007) from the South Bank website at www.southbankcentre.co.uk.

Box office: +44 (0)871 663 2500

Doors open 19.15; Christoph Heemann is on at 19.45.

Tickets are 17.50 and 15.00.

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