The Jazz Butcher Audio
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1985-04-23 Onkel Po - Hamburg, Germany
Chinese Envoy

Generation 1 cassette. "I can see you if I take off my glasses" - Max

1986-07-24 R.P.M - Toronto, Canada
The Entire Show (125MB)

Radio broadcast, from 1st generation cassette.

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 .

1988-08-07 Town & Country Club - London, England "Doing It For The Kids"
The Entire Show

Excerpted and pitch-corrected from Creation Records all-day recording

1988-05-02 Dingwall's - Camden, England
The Entire Show

Pulled from file originally uploaded to youtube.

1989-11-17 Lounge Ax - Chicago, IL, USA
Big Saturday
Biggest Loudest Heaviest Group Of All
Moscow Drug Club
Part Time Punks

Recorded by David Whittemore .

1990-11-24 KCRW in-studio - Santa Monica, CA, USA
Crocodile Tears & the Velvet Cosh
Chinese Envoy

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.

1992-04-15 Turtle's Records - Atlanta, GA, USA
Tugboat Captain (Dean Wareham)

In-store performance.

1992-04-26 WXYC - Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Biggest Loudest Heaviest Group Of All

A Butcher acoustic performance of the John Cale tune.

1992-04-26 Cat's Cradle - Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Still And All
Girls Say Yes
She's On Drugs
Sister Death
Everybody's Talkin'

The "1 mile per hour Art Misery tour". Recorded by David Whittemore .

1992-04-29 JC Dobbs - Philadelphia, PA, USA
The Entire Show (170MB)

Recorded to and mixed-down from master DAT by David Whittemore .

1992-05-01 930 Club - Washington, DC
Sister Death

Recorded by David Whittemore .

1992-05-09 El Macambo - Toronto, Canada
Falling In Love
Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Recorded by David Whittemore .

1992-05-16 Tower Records - Chicago, IL, USA
After Hours (Velvet Underground)

In-store performance.

1993-12-23 The Racehorse - Northampton, UK
The Entire Performance

Christmas gig. Pat is joined by David J.

1997-09-16 Practice - Seattle, WA, USA
The Basement

Practice prior to Bob & Anne Frangooles' wedding in Seattle, Washington. Pat + Max, Joe Skyward (bass), Greg Gilmore (drums)

Recorded by David Whittemore .

1997-09-17 Practice - Seattle, WA, USA
Pineapple Tuesday

Practice prior to Bob & Anne Frangooles' wedding in Seattle, Washington. Pat + Max, Joe Skyward (bass), Greg Gilmore (drums)

Recorded by David Whittemore .

1997-09-19 Frangooles Wedding - Seattle, WA, USA.
Who Loves You Now?

Recorded and mastered from the live mix DAT by David Whittemore .
Pat + Max, Joe Skyward (bass), Greg Gilmore (drums)

1997-09-22 The Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA, USA
Who Loves You Now?
La Mer
Raking Up Leaves
Just Like Betty Page

Flawless night out for Pat and Max. Recorded to 8-channel digital by David Whittemore .

1999-09-09 The Troubador - Los Angeles, CA, USA
1999-09-13 Sy Klopps Studio - San Francisco, CA, 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.

2013-06-17 The Cake Shop - Manhattan, NY, USA
The Entire Show (158MB)
[download PDF suitable for CD] PDF suitable for CD
Credit: Lito Vales
2014-11-12 RTVE - Radio TelevisiĆ³n EspaƱola - Madrid, Spain
The Interview
Melanie Hargreaves' Father's Jaguar

From interview session with Julio Ruiz

2015-12-12 The Playhouse Theatre - Northampton, England
The Entire Show (130MB)

Re-EQd by David Whittemore from this Jazz Butcher Quartert Youtube entry

2016-05-09 "Near Perfect Pitch" podcast, Episode #1
The Interview (120MB)

Excerpted from @NearPerfPitch's inaugural podcast Dara Mottahed and Pat (via Skype) chat about recent band history. And football.


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.


Shirley Maclaine Up-tempo rocker
Harlan Test your sci-fi references..
Monkeyface The Ventures play a greek wedding
Angels Big, beautiful powerful art misery tune
The Best Way Someone tell the manager that chicken is sick
Cowgirl Fever Food and sex and sex and food and sex and sex
Cute Submarines Light, fun pop. Concerns sea dwellers
Domestic Animal Concerns your cat
Drink The classic Max Eider tune
When Eno Sings Tribute to the great domed one
Girls Who Keep Goldfish We wonder, too
The Human Jungle Result of too much television.
JB -v- PM Suprisingly tastey
Land What was there before there was the JBC?
Lulu's Nightmare Why a nightmare?
Marnie All he wants is his girlfriend back!
Nothing Special Lovely, perfect lyrics. Bring your notebook
Rain Early, fun luv song
Real Men About those gold chains...
Sixteen Years Where's the fucking money gone?
Southern Mark Smith Just like-a..
South America Muggers, spiders and a latin beat
Water Has the elephant had any water? At all?
Who Loves You Now? What happens when she leaves, anyway?
Racheland Pain, pain, pain
She's A Yo Yo Another up-tempo rocker
Angel Station The chicken's not coming home
Ghosts What if they existed?
Penguins There're out there freezing right now
President Chang Fairly correct, in hindsight..
Rosemary Davis' World Of Sound Dreamy and lost in 2 or 3 bowls of reverb
Sweetwater Pleasant rocker
Whaddya? Need a diagram?
Girls Say Yes Rocking ballad
Sister Death Dark, smoky bar. There she is! Now, what?
Almost Brooklyn Drummachine, deeeeeelay, relationships
Big Old Wind Ancient, charming backyard observations
Excellent! This is a song we could use a case of
The Hairbrush And The Tank Paraody of a David J. tune
May I (Ayers) Ancient 4-track cover tune, the French parts
Mersey Keyboard & sugar lyrics
Olof Palme He's dead, but the populace is healthy
Peter Lorre He's a brick!
Vienna Song Lost in luv in a foreign town
We Love You (Jagger) Dance, nothing but.

Black Eg

The Black Eg "l'esprit formidable" (demo)
After Vietnam
Drugs Rumble #1
Bel Air
Lulu's Dog
No Answer (In Cambodia)
I Will Survive
Sexual Taboos
La Rage, Le Sarcasme Et La Betise Humaine
After Vietnam (ambient mix)
Tonight, You Belong To Me

As received 20Aug1993

The Black Eg "Peter Murphy" (demo)
Do Ya Wanna?
Coney Island Nightmare
L.A. Stories (gameboy mix)
Hypnotic Eye
L.A. Stories (metal mix)

As received 15Sep1992

The Black Eg
WHPK (Chicago) Radio Interview (42Meg) - 26Jun1992
[a pretty picture]
The Black Eg
Live Debut! (67Meg) - 1Jun1994 - Soundshaft, London

Includes: Tribute To Asian Youth, Mitropa Express, and Indianapolis 500 Go!

Recorded by David Whittemore .

Odd Stuff

Temptation Inside Your Heart (Velvet Underground)
From the Another Spark Compliation Cassette
On Robyn Hitchcock
During The Milwaukee Interview Pat muses on being compared to Robyn Hitchcock. And then, over the club's stereo..
On David J's "The Party's Over"
During The Milwaukee Interview Pat talks about his duet with David J on "The Party's Over"
Cowgirl Fever
Vulgar Jonathan Richman. It's too, too, too much.
Vodka Girls
Vodka Girls is from a French-only Compilation release from 1994.
"Unrivaled In The Prairies"
Live between-tune banter - refering to the Highlander Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Uttered: 17Jun92 - Nick's, Birmingham AL ( David Whittemore )
"Jdete Pryc"
The audience of the Royal Albert Hall in London accosts the JBC with shouting in Czechoslovakian. From: 4Jun94 - Creation Record's 10th anniversary mega-gig, Royal Albert Hall, London, UK ( David Whittemore )
"Cult Of The Basement" rough mixes and alt takes
Excellent! - Video clip from the Star Trek episode where the final version's intro sample originated
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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  • tunage missing
    arcprado[at] - a prado, frozen desert
    24Jan2015 2:57 PM (2 years 35 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 127 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 (3 years 333 days ago)
    Yes, Emma. Remember him fondly.
    Pat x
  • Stephen Harry harris
    Emmacurtis990[at] - Little sister
    31Mar2013 3:25 PM (3 years 334 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
  • Kizzy
    dougenglish[at] - DE
    8Jan2013 5:25 PM (4 years 51 days ago)
    These are great and are all on my iPod etc. Is there any chance of getting any of the live stuff with Kizzy on here? I love that era, but none of the live stuff I have is with him.