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lydia lunch’s putan club


Lecture, musique, art + action (USA-France-Italie)


Anti-commercial, anti-rock’n’roll, suprêmement mal élevé et divinement raffiné, le Lydia Lunch’s Putan Club est le nouveau projet d’une des artistes majeure du XXIe siècle, poétesse fulminée, violente écrivaine adulée par la nouvelle vague des dissacratori-profanateurs américains, chanteuse hors pair à la carrière sulfureusement rougeoyante, outre qu’impériale fouteuse-de-merde : Lydia Lunch.


Propulsé par le Putan Club, une cellule de résistance artistique subtilement iconoclaste, combo armé d’une implacable inter-action entre peinture, arts graphiques et commentaires musicaux résolument outrecuidants, le Lydia Lunch’s Putan Club fut tout d’abord une création voulue et mise en place par le Théâtre Garonne, scène européenne de Toulouse, en mars 2012, puis un vrai groupe d’intervention artistique.


Car ceci n’est pas un spectacle, ni une lecture, ni un concert : c’est un viol, un gang bang, une immersion totale –cœur, yeux, oreilles– dans la malséance, et son incroyable beauté. La poésie appliquée à la vie immédiate, sans fleurs ni effets de style, à sa violence, ses excès, ses religions, ses politiques, du sexe aux drogues et ce jusqu’à la mort. Implacablement, impitoyablement et souverainement. Une sincère expérience d’amour extrêmement féroce et sauvage.


textes, voix, chant, soundscapes : Lydia Lunch

guitares, electronics : François R. Cambuzat

basse : Gianna Greco


video teaser dvd : http://youtu.be/9JAcW-AxNbw

audio : http://soundcloud.com/putanclub

live festival invisible (extrait) : http://youtu.be/fjgAz9AW1XY

videos live from fans :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWjYmuXXjww

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIMqpGrlD1E


fotos : ici

contact : click



LYDIA LUNCH


Lydia Lunch est une poétesse, écrivain, actrice et chanteuse américaine (USA). Victime d’inceste, elle quitte à seize ans le foyer familial pour connaître la rue et les bas-fonds de New York : alcool, drogue et prostitution. On la remarque pour la première fois au sein du groupe Teenage Jesus and the Jerks sur l’album anthologique de Brian Eno paru en 1977 : No New York considéré comme un pilier fondateur du mouvement no wave. Égérie du mouvement underground et no-wave new-yorkais, Lydia Lunch a participé à une cinquantaine de films, a réalisé une centaine d’albums (entre autres avec Sonic Youth, Nick Cave, Exene Cervenka, Rowland S. Howard, Einstürzende Neubauten, Alan Vega, J. G. Thirlwell, Marc Almond, Michael Gira, Oxbow, Henry Rollins…) et publié huit recueils et livres dont deux sont traduits en français (Paradoxia, journal d'une prédatrice, et Déséquilibres synthétiques, tous deux aux Éditions Au Diable Vauvert). Son oeuvre est résolument provocatrice et conflictuelle.


Il y a t’il encore quelqu'un dans cette ville qui ne serait pas au fait que nous vivons dans le foutu centre de l’Enfer ? Eh bien, il est peut-être temps d’écouter Lydia Lunch et la laisser dévaster votre frileuse et doucereuse perception de la réalité.  Ron Athery, LA Weekly

                   

Avec une voix magique, grossière, brute, sexy, sarcastique et tellement newyorkaise, l’artiste Lydia Lunch délivre de brûlantes performances de récitations qui emmène l'auditeur dans un monde de désespoir, de brutalité, de décrépitude de la morale urbaine et de l’éthique intime. Ses histoires sont hypnotiques et toxiques, ses personnages explosent avec une sorte d'énergie diabolique qui les rend effrayants même quand ils sont pathétiques. Bridget Haire


Si vous voulez entendre l'urgence et la terreur ... tout ce que revendiquent des groupes ne possédant pas un dixième de la puissance stupéfiante et géniale de cette dame. Sincèrement, vous avez besoin d’elle. Everett True, Melody Maker


Lydia Lunch est l’un des rares génies spontanés de la musique contemporaine. New York Rocker


... Lydia Lunch : une artiste influente, révolutionnaire, séminale. Peter Robinson, Timeout (UK)


... La performance m'a impressionné, son exécution fut formidable. Qu’arriverait-il si vous cloniez Sarah Bernhardt avec Céline ? Lydia Lunch crache, aigrie, cordiale, méchante et authentique. Elle est un noyau dur de la poétique réaliste, une devineresse pragmatique. Ce que Lunch observe dans le monde malade autour d'elle est vite traduit en un hurlement lyrique. Il y a de la colère dans son comportement, et elle la projette, l’éructe majestueusement... Son langage et son équilibre ont envoyé des étincelles à travers les gradins, dans les oreilles de petits dirigeants d'entreprise et de professeurs universitaires qui ont incliné involontairement la tête, en accord. Robert C. Morgan, High Performance



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lydia lunch’s putan club


Anti-commercial, anti-rock’n’roll, supremely impolite and divinely refined, the Lydia Lunch’s Putan Club is the newest project of one of greatest artists of the XXIth century, a fulminated poet, a violent writer adulated by the new wave of the American dissacratori-profaners, an outstanding singer of an ardent career, besides that an imperial pain in the neck: Lydia Lunch.


Propelled by the Putan Club, a unit of artistic resistance subtly iconoclastic, a combo armed with a merciless interaction between paintings, graphic arts and determinedly overconfident musical comments, the Lydia Lunch’s Putan Club is a creation wished and organized by the Theatre Garonne, European Stages Network of Toulouse, in March, 2012.


This is not entertainment, either a reading, or a concert : it is a rape, a gang bang, a total dumping -heart, eyes, ears- in the indecency and its incredible beauty. It is the poetry applied to the immediate life, without flowers nor stylistic effects, conjugating its violence, its excesses, its religions, its politics, from sex to drugs and up to the death. Inexorably, mercilessly and supremely. A sincere experience of extremely savage and wild love.


texts, vox, soundscapes : Lydia Lunch

guitars, electronics : François R. Cambuzat

bass : Gianna Greco


video teaser dvd : http://youtu.be/9JAcW-AxNbw

audio : http://soundcloud.com/putanclub

live festival invisible (extrait) : http://youtu.be/fjgAz9AW1XY

videos live from fans :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWjYmuXXjww

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIMqpGrlD1E


fotos : here

contact : click



LYDIA LUNCH


Lydia Lunch (Rochester, New York, USA) is an American poet, writer, actress and singer. The provocative Lydia Lunch was a pivotal figure in New York’s ‘no wave’ scene of the late 70s and has worked with an array of talent since then. The Boston Phoenix named Lunch "one of the 10 most influential performers of
the 1990s." Her words revealed her increasing fascination with the baser instincts of human nature.


Lydia Lunch participated in about fifty movies, realized hundred of albums (among others with Sonic Youth, Nick Cave, Exene Cervenka, Rowland S . Howard, Einstürzende Neubauten, Alan Vega, J.G. Thirlwell, Marc Almond, Michael Gira, Oxbow, Henry Rollins) and published eight books translated in several languages.


Her work typically features provocative and confrontational delivery. The politics of outrage remain her gospel.


Lydia Lunch’s Website


Press Cuts


"Is there anybody left in this town who's oblivious to the fact that we live in the direct fucking center of Hell? Well, it may be time to come forward and let Lydia Lunch devastate your candy-coated perception of reality."  Ron Athery, LA WEEKLY


"With a magical voice that is rough, sexy, sarcastic and so very New York, performance artist Lydia Lunch delivers scalding spoken word performances that take the listener into a world of desperation, brutality and inner urban moral and ethical decay. Her stories are mesmeric and poisonous, her characters infused with a kind of diabolical energy that makes them frightening even when they are pathetic."  Bridget Haire


"If you want to hear urgency and terror . . . everything claimed for bands who don't come close to touching one tenth of this lady's awesome power. Damn, do you need this album." Everett True, MELODY MAKER (UK)


Lydia Lunch is one of the few spontaneous geniuses in contemporary music.  New York Rocker


“One of the greatest New York musicians of all time.” Time Out New York, 2007


"A musician, spoken word performer, author and actor, she shines a light into the dark corners of human experience."  Kathy McCabe, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH MIRROR


"Lydia Lunch is one of your dumb-ass country's greatest fucking commentators period. Lydia, I totally salute you!" Everett True,THE STRANGER


"Still, if you think Lunch is just your garden variety nihilist, you're wrong. It's a mark of cowardice, in fact, to mistake her disillusion for defeat. The passion of her fury is the best testimony to her lack of cynicism." Jim Farber, NY DAILY NEWS


"...it certainly vindicates Lunch's status as a influential, groundbreaking, seminal artist." Peter Robinson,TIME OUT (UK)


"... the performance impressed me as brilliant. What would happen if you took a clone of Sarah Bernhardt and matched it with Celine? Lunch spits out a song, embittered, heartfelt, nasty and uncontrived. She's a hard- core poetic realist, a pragmatic soothsayer. What Lunch observes in the sick world around her is swiftly translated into a lyrical ululation. There is anger in her demeanor, and she projects it majestically. . . Her language and poise sent sparks across the aisles into the ears of small town corporate executives and college professors who nodded in involuntary agreement. " Robert C. Morgan, HIGH PERFORMANCE


"Before Marilyn Manson, before Courtney Love and before all the MTV-light-weights made rage and controversy mere cheap commodities, there was punk poet queen of extremities Lydia Lunch . . . and her volatile narratives on life, death and all the bits in between.Unmissable." •Angela Lewis,THE INDEPENDENT (UK)


"On Queen of Siam, Lydia Lunch . . . surprises her fans and a legion of japing nonbelievers by delivering a record that covers all the bases so well that it's beyond words like calculated. . . Lunch stays busy by proving she can "sing" (for those who care about such irrelevancies) and conjuring up memories of various grotesques like Peggy Lee, Nancy Sinatra, Petula Clark and Marlene Dietrich (though camp she ain't). Lunch's lyrics, while sometimes suffused with Catholic guilt, recognize the absurdity of that guilt's flagellant trappings. Lydia Lunch isn't sleazy, and sports a sense of humor about her persona and her music that collects increments of charm through successive cuts.Queen of Siam is a class act all the way." Lester Bangs, ROLLING STONE (USA)


"While Madonna plays truth or dare, Lydia Lunch plays psychological Russian roulette." -- Hobey Echlin


«Innovative, inspirational and essential listening."  Billy Chainsaw, KERRANG! (USA)



Lydia Lunch’s Works


1978No New York (Compilation)

1978Orphans / Less of Me 1979Beirut Slump

1979Off White

1979Baby Doll/Freud in Flop/Race Mixing

1979Pink 12”EP

1979Pre-Teenage Jesus & The Jerks

19808-Eyed Spy

1980Queen Of Siam

19818-Eyed Spy

19818-Eyed Spy Live

1981Diddy Wah Diddy

198213.13

1982Some Velvet Morning / I Fell In Love With A Ghost

1982The Agony Is The Ecstacy

1982Thirsty Animal

1982Vortex - Original Soundtrack

1982Der Karibische Western

1982Kino Aus Der Kassette

198213.13

1983Dagger & Guitar

1983The Last Testament

1984Better A New Demon Than An Old God (Compilation)

1984Plow! (Compilation)

1984In Limbo

1984Speed Trials (Compilation)

1984Death Valley ‘69

1984Hard Rock

1985The Uncensored Lydia Lunch

1985Heart Of Darkness

1985The Drowning Of Lucy Hamilton

1985Death Valley 69 EP

1985Bad Moon Rising

1985A Dozen of Dead Roses

1985Tellus The Audio Cassette Magazine: #10 All Guitars!

1986Hysterie (compilation)

1986Boy-Girl

1986Peyrere

1987Tellus, The Audio Cassette Magazine #18: Experimental Theater

1988Honeymoon In Red

1988Oral Fixation

1988Stinkfist

1988The Crumb

1989Hysterie (Greatest Hits compilation)

1989Fear, Power, God (Compilation)

1989Oral Fixation Excerpts

1989New York Rockers (Manhattan’s Original Rock Underground)

1989Zetrospective, Vol. I: Dancing in the Face of Adversity

1990Conspiracy Of Women (COW)

1990Our Fathers Who Aren't In Heaven

1990Naked In Garden Hills

1990Stinkfist & The Crumb (Re-issue)

1990A Girl Doesn’t Get Killed By A Make-Believe Lover...’Cuz It’s Hot

1991Trying To Make It To The End Of The Century

1991Don't Fear The Reaper

1991POW

1991Shotgun Wedding

1991Queen of Siam (Re-issue)

1991Spooky

1991King of the Jews

1992Head On

1992Downtown Does The Beatles

1992Twisted

1993Sweat

1993Shotgun Wedding Live

1993Unearthly Delights

1993Queen of Siam (Re-issue)

1993Welcome to My Nightmare (Tribute to Alice Cooper)

1993Fear Engine II: Almost As If IT Never Happened

199313 Above the Night

1993Workdogs In Hell (Compilation)

1994Unhealthy

1994Crimes Against Nature

1994Transmutation & Shotgun Wedding Live

1995Teenage Jesus & The Jerks - EVERYTHING

1995The Drowning Of Lucy Hamilton / In Limbo

1995Rude Hieroglyphics

1995Arkkon

1996Uncensored / Oral Fixation (Re-issue)

1996Universal Infiltrators

1996Home Alive (Compilation)

1996Flesh, Fangs & Filigree (Compilation): "Stinkfist"

1996Flesheaters (Compilation): "In My Time of Dying"

1996Undead (Compilation): "Twisted" & "Some Velvet Morning"

1996Stinkfist /Meltdown Oratorio/Son of Stink / The Crumb

1996No Excuse

1996Out of Their Mouths, MK. 2 - An Atavistic Compilation

1996Mind the Gap Vol. 9

1997Kiss of the Vampire (Compilation)

1997Necromantic (Compilation): "In My Time of Dying"

1997Tribute To Jack Kerouac (Compilation)

19978-Eyed Spy “Luncheone”

1997The Desperate Ones

1997York

1997Grrrl Power: A History of Women in Popular Music

1997Stiletto Vamp (Compilation): "Burning Skulls"

1997Kerouac: Kicks of Darkness

1997Vital Juices

1997Dead & Gone #2: Totenlieder

1998Here: Brooklyn Bank

1998Gothic Erotica (compilation): "Stinkfist", "Burning Skulls"

1998Before the Balloon Went Up (Compilation): "In My Time of Dying"

1998Uturn / Minox

1998Matrikamantra

1998Queen of Siam (Re-issue)

1998Songs of the Witchblade (compilation)

1998Widowspeak (Greatest Hits compilation)

1998Crippled Champions (Compilation), "Escape"

1998Honeymoon In Red

1998II Juke Box Del DiAvolo

1998Crippled Champions: The Soundtrack Generation

1999Radio History of KBUR FM (Compilation), reading from "Paradoxia"

1999Crimes Against Nature (Re-issue)

1999Original Soundtrack: The Blair Witch Project

1999Shotgun Wedding / Shotgun Wedding Live

1999Yesterday’s Zeitgeist

1999Shotgun Wedding

1999Dirty Little Secrets - Music to Strip By...

1999Re-Up

1999Drinking from the Puddles

1999Education In Infestation

1999Kaleidoscope 6

2000New Coat of Paint

2000Rotunda

2000Ontogeny - No Fish Is Too Weird for Her Aquarium (vo. II)

2000The Devil’s Racetrack

2000Beauty and Terror

2001Hangover Hotel

2001Downtown ‘81 (original soundtrack)

2002Champagne, Cocaine & Nicotine Stains

2002Blue Light Fever

2002“&”

2002Wake The Dead: Words & Music from Sex and Guts

2002The Sound of II Giaguaro Vol 2

2002Electric Jazz Vol. 1

2002Nu Jazz Vol. 3

2003In Our Time of Dying

2003Memory and Madness

2003Exploding Plastic Pleasure

2003Queer Street (No Fish Is Too Weird for Her Acquarium Vol. III)

2004Smoke In The Shadows

2004Live in London

2005OperettAmorale

2005Sartorial Sampler

2005Willing Victim - The Audience as Whipping Boy

2005Fueling the Rose of Fire (Live in Barcelona)

2005No New York (Compilation)

2006Smoke in the Shadows / Lost World / Blame / Pass Like Night

2006Teenage Jesus and the Jerks Live at Max’s Kansas City 1977

2006Touch My Evil 2006Protocol

2006CBGB’s ("Orphans")

2006Deviations On A Theme

2007Omar Rodriguez Lopez & Lydia Lunch

2007Doughboy (B side of single)

2008Ghosts of Spain

2008When I'm Loaded

2008Video Hysterie

2009Frankie Teardrop

2009Master Alchemist

2009Big Sexy Noise

2011Big Sexy Noise Trust the witch


Bibliography


Adulterers Anonymous (1982 avec Exene Cervenka)

Incriminating Evidence (1992)

Paradoxia; a Predator’s Diary (1997)

Toxic Gumbo (comic, dessin Ted McKeever) (1998)

The Gun is Loaded (2007)

Will Work for Drugs (2009)


Filmography


2007Lydia Lunch/Real Pornography (Documentary on the artist). Directed by Ludovic Cantais.

2007Llik Your Idols. Directed by Angelique Bosio. Interviewed.

2007Santa Cruz County Anti-Meth Campaign PSA. Directed by Cam Archer. Narrator.

2006Kill Your Idols. Directed by Scott A. Crary. Appearance, Interviewed.

2005American Fame Pt. 2: Forgetting Jonathan Brandis. Directed by Cam Archer. Narrator.

2004American Fame Pt. 1:The Drowning of River Phoenix. Directed by Cam Archer. Narrator.

2004The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things, Directed by Asia Argento. Cameo appearance,     photography.

2002D.I.Y. OR DIE. Direct by Michael W. Dean. Interviewed.

2000Shadow Hours. Directed by Isaac H. Eaton. Scene writer, consultant.

1997Girls Girls Girls. Directed by Ellen Maki. Performed in Documentary

1996Visiting Desire. Directed by Beth B.Acted

1995The Power of theWord.Directed by Jeanne Harco.Appearance.

1992Malicious Intent. Directed by Richard Kern & Chris Lovenko. Spoken Word Performance

1992The Thunder,The Perfect Mind. Directed by Tom Richards Murphy and Marta Ze. Acted, Narrated.

1990BBQ Death Squad. Directed by Penn & Teller. Acted

1990Kiss Napoleon Goodbye. Directed by Babeth & Lydia Lunch. Acted,Wrote, Co-Directed

1990Thanatopsis. Directed by Beth B. Acted,Wrote

1990The Road To God Knows Where. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds documentary. Cameo Appearance

1983MTV's "The Cutting Edge". MTV. Appeared in 6 Episodes

1988The Gun Is Loaded. Directed by Merill Aldighieri & Joe Tripician. Acted,Wrote

1987SubmitTo Me Now. Directed by Richard Kern.Acted

1987Put More Blood Into The Music. Interview

1987Mondo NewYork. Directed by Harvey Keith. Appearance.

1986Fingered. Directed by Richard Kern. Acted,Wrote

1986The InvisibleThread. Directed by Penn &Teller.Acted

1986Gang of Souls. Spoken Word Documentary by Maria Beatty

1985Submit To Me. Directed by Richard Kern. Acted

1984The Right Side of My Brain. Directed by Richard Kern. Acted,Wrote

1983Vortex. Directed by Beth & Scott B.Acted

1983The Wild World of Lydia Lunch. Directed by Nick Zedd. Acted.

1983Like Dawn To Dust. Directed by Vivenne Dick. Acted,Wrote

1980Liberty's Booty. Directed by Vivenne Dick.

1980The Offenders. Directed by Beth & Scott B.Acted

1979Beauty Becomes The Beast. Directed by Vivenne Dick. Acted

1979Alien Portrait. Directed by Michael McClard. Appearing in performance.

1978Guerillere Talks. Directed by Vivienne Dick. Acted

1978Black Box. Directed by Beth & Scott B.Acted

1978She Had Her Gun All Ready. Directed by Vivenne Dick. Acted

1978Rome '78. Directed by James Nares. Acted

2008Death of the Reel. Directed by Benjamin Meade. Narrator.

2009Blank City. Directed by Celine Danheir. Interviewed.

2009No Wave - Underground ’80 Berlin-New York. Directed by Christoph Dreher.

2009For The End of Time. Directed by Ema Kugler. Narrator.

2009Post Apocalyptic Cowgirls. Directed by Maria Beatty. Composer





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lydia lunch’s putan club



Anti-commerciale, anti-rock'n'roll, estremamente scorretto e divinamente raffinato, il Lydia Lunch's Putan Club è il nuovo progetto di una tra i maggiori artisti del XXI secolo, poetessa fulminata, scrittrice violenta e adulata dalla nuova ondata di dissacratori-profanatori americani, cantante con una straordinaria ed infuocata carriera, oltre che semina-grane : Lydia Lunch.


Nato dal Putan Club, una cellula di resistenza artistica finemente dissacratrice, un combo armato da un'implacabile interazione tra pittura, arti grafiche e commenti musicali che si fanno strada con prepotenza, il Lydia Lunch's Putan Club è una creazione voluta dal Théâtre Garonne Scène Européenne di Tolosa (F) nel marzo 2012.


Questo non è uno spettacolo, né una lettura, né un concerto: è uno stupro, una gang bang, un'immersione totale -cuore, occhi, orecchie- nell'indecenza e nella sua incredibile bellezza. La poesia applicata alla vita immediata, senza fiori né effetti stilistici, alla sua violenza, i suoi eccessi, le sue religioni, le sue politiche, dal sesso alla droga, fino alla morte. Inesorabilmente, spietatamente e supremamente. Una sincera esperienza d'amore estremamente feroce e selvaggia.


testi, voce, soundscape: Lydia Lunch

chitarra, electronics: François R. Cambuzat

basso: Gianna Greco


video teaser dvd : http://youtu.be/9JAcW-AxNbw

audio : http://soundcloud.com/putanclub

live festival invisible (extrait) : http://youtu.be/fjgAz9AW1XY

videos live from fans :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWjYmuXXjww

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIMqpGrlD1E


fotos : qui

contact : click



LYDIA LUNCH


Lydia Lunch (Rochester, New York, Stati Uniti) è una poetessa, scrittrice e cantante. Vittima di incesto, scappa da casa a sedici anni per conoscere la strada e i bassifondi di New York: alcool, droga e prostituzione. La si nota per la prima volta all'interno del gruppo Teenage Jesus and the Jerks sulla compilation prodotta da Brian Eno nel 1977 "No New York", considerata come il punto di partenza del movimento no wave newyorkese. Lydia Lunch ha partecipato a una cinquantina di film, ha realizzato un centinaio di album (collaborando con Sonic Youth, Nick Cave, Exene Cervenka, Rowland S. Howard, Einstürzende Neubauten, Alan Vega, J. G. Thirlwell, Marc Almond, Michael Gira, Oxbow, Henry Rollins…) e pubblicato otto raccolte e libri. I suoi lavori sono tutti decisamente provocatori e conflittuali.



Esiste ancora qualcuno in questa città che non si è ancora accorto del fatto che viviamo nel fottuto centro dell'Inferno? Bene, è probabilmente giunto il momento di ascoltare Lydia Lunch e di lasciarle devastare la vostra flebile e dolce percezione della realtà.

Ron Athery, LA Weekly

                   

Con una voce magica, ruvida, brutale, sexy, sarcastica e tanto newyorkese, l'artista Lydia Lunch garantisce calde performance di recitazione che proiettano lo spettatore in un mondo di disperazione, di brutalità, di degrado della morale urbana e dell'etica più intima e personale. Le sue storie sono ipnotiche e tossiche, i suoi personaggi esplodono con un'energia diabolica che li rende tanto spaventosi quanto patetici. Bridget Haire




Lydia Lunch’s Website




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