The Jazz Butcher Audio
These files are for non-commercial, personal amusement.


2015-12-12 The Playhouse Theatre , Northampton , England
The Entire Performance
2013-06-17 The Cake Shop , New York , USA
The Entire Performance
[download PDF suitable for CD] PDF suitable for CD
Credit: Lito Vales
1999-09-13 Sy Klopps Studios , San Francisco , USA
She's On Drugs
Soul Happy Hour
Walk With The Devil
Rough mixes of a practice session recorded by Henry Sarmiento at Sy Klopps Studios in San Francisco.
1999-09-09 Troubador , Los Angeles , USA
1997-09-22 The Great American Music Hall , San Francisco , USA
Who Loves You Now?
La Mer
Raking Up The Leaves (Max Eider)
Just Like Bettie Page
Flawless night out for Pat and Max. Recorded to 8-channel digital.
1997-09-19 Bob & Anne's Wedding , Seattle , USA
Who Loves You Now?
Recorded and mastered from the live mix DAT. Pat + Max, Joe Skyward (bass), Greg Gilmore (drums)
1997-09-17 Practice for Bob & Anne's Wedding , Seattle , USA
Pineapple Tuesday
2nd practice prior to Bob & Anne Frangooles' wedding in Seattle, Washington. Pat + Max, Joe Skyward (bass), Greg Gilmore (drums)
1997-09-16 Practice for Bob & Anne's Wedding , Seattle , USA
The Basement
1st practice prior to Bob & Anne Frangooles' wedding in Seattle, Washington. Pat + Max, Joe Skyward (bass), Greg Gilmore (drums).
1994-06-04 Royal Albert Hall , London , England
(Creation Records 10th anniversary mega-gig)
Jdete Pryc (The audience accosts the JBC with shouting in Czechoslovakian)
1993-12-23 The Racehorse , Northampton , England
The Entire Performance (EQd from Master Cassette)
Christmas gig. Pat is joined by David J.
1992-06-17 The Nick , Birmingham , USA
Banter (Between-tunes - talking about the Highlander Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
1992-05-16 Tower Records , Chicago , USA
After Hours (Velvet Underground)
Tugboat Captain (Dean Wareham)
In-store performance.
1992-05-09 El Mocambo , Toronto , Canada
Over The Rainbow (Arlen/Hamburg)
Falling In Love
1992-05-01 9:30 Club , Washington , USA
Sister Death
1992-04-29 J.C. Dobbs , Philadelphia , USA
The Entire Performance (Mixed-down from master DAT)
1992-04-26 Cat's Cradle , Chapel Hill , USA
Everybody's Talkin' (F. Neil)
Still & All
Girls Say Yes
She's On Drugs
Sister Death
The "1 mile per hour Art Misery tour".
1991-08-00 Nitronic Research Wind Tunnels , Silverlake , USA
We Are The Traffic (#1) (Pat Fish/Cole Coonce)
We Are The Traffic (#2) (Pat Fish/Cole Coonce)
"Cambodia": Pat Fish /Cole Coonce
1991-07-00 Woodhouse Studio , Leeds , England
A Matter of Time (13 Frightened Girls)
Bombed (Richard Formby)
Pedby's Grace (Pat Fish/Sumishta Brahm)
Colour Waltz (Pat Fish/Richard Formby)
Elwood (Pat Fish/Sumishta Brahm)
"The Vaguely Familiar": Pat Fish / Richard Formby / Sumishta Brahm
1989-11-18 Ratskeller , Madison , USA
The Entire Performance
1989-11-17 Lounge Ax , Chicago , USA
Biggest, Loudest, Heaviest Group Of All (John Cale)
Moscow Drug Club
Part-Time Punks (TV Personalities)
Big Saturday
1988-08-07 Town & Country Club , Kentish Town, London , England
(Doing It For The Kids)
The Entire Performance
Excerpted and pitch-corrected from Creation Records all-day recording
1988-05-02 Dingwall's , London , England
The Entire Performance
Pulled from file originally uploaded to youtube.
1986-12-02 Szene Wien , Vienna , Austria
The Human Jungle (Generation 1, from cassette soundboard source.)
Soldiering on, one week after the exit of Max Eider .
1986-07-24 R.P.M. , Toronto , Canada
The Entire Performance (Radio broadcast, from 1st generation cassette)
1986-03-04 University , Besancon , France
The Entire Performance
Credit: Dom Genot
1985-04-23 Onkel Pö , Hamburg , Germany
The Chinese Envoy (Generation 1 cassette) (John Cale)
"I can see you if I take off my glasses" - Max Eider


2017-03-20 "Near Perfect Pitch" podcast #35
The Interview
Excerpted from @NearPerfPitch's podcast #35. Dara Mottahed and Pat (via Skype) catch up on happenings since the previous podcast.
2016-05-09 "Near Perfect Pitch" podcast #1
The Interview
Excerpted from @NearPerfPitch's inaugural podcast. Dara Mottahed and Pat (via Skype) chat about recent band history. And football.
2014-11-12 RTVE - Radio Televisión Española - Radio 3 with Julio Ruiz , Madrid , Spain
(Live on the air with Julio Ruiz)
The Interview
Melanie Hargreaves' Father's Jaguar
From interview session with Julio Ruiz.
1992-06-26 WHPK , Chicago , USA
The Interview
1992-05-16 WNUR , Chicago , USA
The Interview (Master recording. College radio interview with a couple of live tunes)
1992-05-06 CBC , Montreal , Canada
The Interview
Credit: Brent Brambury
1992-04-26 WXYC , Chapel Hill , USA
The Interview
Biggest, Loudest, Heaviest Group Of All (John Cale)
A Butcher acoustic performance of the John Cale tune.
1992-04-25 WRAS , Atlanta , USA
The Interview (Gen 1 Cassette. Includes the 'Sydney Meats Story')
1990-11-24 KCRW , Santa Monica , USA
Crocodile Tears And The Velvet Cosh (David J.)
The Chinese Envoy (John Cale)
From Deirdre O'Donoghue's SNAP program on KCRW, Santa Monica, CA. Recorded by Martin Stebbing (Rev. Botus Whiteblood Fleming) . Pat and Alex duets with lots of chatter.
1990-11-19 KTBS , Austin , USA
The Interview
Credit: Robert Jacob
1989-11-19 Pat Fish , Milwaukee , USA
Topic: Robyn Hitchcock
Topic: David J's "The Party's Over"
During The Milwaukee Interview Pat muses on being compared to Robyn Hitchcock, and talks about David J.


November, 2005 Demo
Recorded at Premier Studio

Buffalo Sniper
Police Chief
April, 2003 Demo
Recorded at Notepad, NW10 by Andy Parker. Produced by Donald Ross Skinner. All tunes conceived, devised & assembled by Wilson. Tracks contain elements of everything.
Istanbul Connection
Quality People
2002 Demo
Recorded by MC Bot on the Roland VS-1800 at Subsound, NN1 during 2001 and 2002. The words to "Play It All Night Long" are by Warren Zevon. Everything else is original pirate material. Increase the peace.
Quality People
Istanbul Connection
Hippy Shit
Play It All Night Long
Burn, Hollywood, Burn
Dark Agenda


Come, Friendly Spacemen
This is fun. Here's the midi file for Come, Friendly Spacemen
Cassette demo
Unlike the "This Is Sumo" release, Pat sings lead on all of these.
Come, Friendly Spacemen
The Single. Catchy.
Monks Of Kung Fu
B-side to the single. Nice use of Chinese and Tibetan samples.
God's Green Earth
Slow, spooky, sparse beat. Executive summary: "Ain't nobody gonna miss you when you're gone"
Business And Work
Whoooaa! Great beat, greater bassline. "anti-stupidity and environmentally friendly"
Destroy All Monsters
French. Samples. Stupid fun.
Sensitive ranting, light beat. Good analogue synth sweeps.
Everything Is Wonderful
The verses are superb, good beat.
Fern Schnell Gut
Low freq kick.
Cat's Life
The (somewhat) Luv Song. Nice bleeping synth hook
My Ultimate Baby
Restructured movie dialog samples by the sound of it.
We Are The Traffic
The beatings live on.
Sweet & light. Appears to concern satellites.

Black Eg

1994-06-01 The Sound Shaft , London , England
The Entire Performance

Black Eg's Live Debut!

1993-08-20 l'esprit formidable (demo tape) , Northampton , England
After Vietnam (Black Eg demo)
Drugs Rumble #1 (Black Eg demo)
Bel Air (Black Eg demo)
Mogadon (Black Eg demo)
Lulu's Dog (Black Eg demo)
No Answer (In Cambodia) (Black Eg demo)
I Will Survive (Black Eg demo)
Sexual Taboos (Black Eg demo)
La Rage Le Sarcasme Et La Betise Humaine (Black Eg demo)
After Vietnam (Ambient Mix)
Tonight You Belong To Me (Black Eg demo)
1992-09-15 Peter Murphy (demo tape) , Northampton , England
Do Ya Wanna? (Black Eg demo)
Our Friends The Filth (Black Eg demo)
Coney Island Nightmare (Black Eg demo)
Ezcsta (Black Eg demo)
L.A. Stories (gameboy mix)
The Hypnotic Eye (Black Eg demo)
L.A. Stories (metal mix)
1992-06-26 WHPK , Chicago , USA
The Interview


Fan Tribute Discs - c. 2000
Downloadable high-quality MP3s of Jazz Butcher songs as covered by the musician/fans of the jbc mailing list and elsewhere. All tracks with annotation by the Butcher.
The Vaguely Familiar
Demo tracks from the July 1991 collaboration between Pat Fish , Richard Formby , and Sumishta Brahm
A Matter Of Time
Pedby's Grace
Colour Waltz
Demo tracks from the August 1991 collaboration between Pat Fish and Cole Coonce
We Are The Traffic (#1)
We Are The Traffic (#2)
Temptation Inside Your Heart
(Velvet Underground) From the Another Spark Compilation Cassette (1984)
Cowgirl Fever
B-side of the Marnie 12" single. Vulgar Jonathan Richman (1984)
Vodka Girls
From the French-only Vodka Girls various artists release (1994)
"Cult Of The Basement" rough mixes and alt takes

King Tut
Pineapple Tuesday
Fertiliser (Yes, Mantor)
The Onion Field
Sister Death

Provided by Martin Stebbing (Rev. Botus Whiteblood Fleming) , the session engineer.

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  • All The Sounds
    doc6502[at] - Doc
    4May2017 10:33 AM (20 days 22 hours ago)
    This is wonderful. Thank you for posting.
  • tunage missing
    arcprado[at] - a prado, frozen desert
    24Jan2015 2:57 PM (2 years 121 days ago)
    hi, greatly appreciate the archival music. most is nowhere to be found. request zombie love/pet semetary from the 13Mar1986 cricketers gig! also request the pat-demo of regrets of a spaceman. too-bad nowhere to be heard
  • Manhattan Cake Shop show
    reedsoper[at] - Reed Soper, USA
    24Oct2013 6:36 PM (3 years 213 days ago)
    Just saw that the Cake Shop show was made available for download. Thanks for being both incredibly talented and impossibly generous
  • Harry
    pat[at] - pat fish, nn1
    2Apr2013 5:20 AM (4 years 54 days ago)
    Yes, Emma. Remember him fondly.
    Pat x
  • Stephen Harry harris
    Emmacurtis990[at] - Little sister
    31Mar2013 3:25 PM (4 years 55 days ago)
    Hey pay
    Reading through my brothers diaries and knowing he mentions the tour in the states etc question is do u remember Stephen Harry Harris