Top Material Albums
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'Leather'
'Leather'
[2019]
言霊物語
言霊物語
[2016]
-STRAiGHT- - EP
-STRAiGHT- - EP
[2016]
Tomorrow - EP
Tomorrow - EP
[2007]
Temporary Music
Temporary Music
[1999]
Intonarumori
Intonarumori
[1999]
The Road To the Western Lands
The Road To the Western Lands
[1998]
Temporary Music (1979-1981)
Temporary Music (1979-1981)
[1996]
Hallucination Engine
Hallucination Engine
[1994]
The Third Power
The Third Power
[1991]
Seven Souls (Bonus Version)
Seven Souls (Bonus Version)
[1989]
American Songs
American Songs
[1988]
Secret Life
Secret Life
[1986]
Bill Laswell Material And Friends
Bill Laswell Material And Friends
[1985]
One Down
One Down
[1982]
Memory Serves
Memory Serves
[1981]
Temporary Music (Compilation)
Temporary Music (Compilation)
[1980]
Temporary Music Compilation
Temporary Music Compilation
[1980]
Related Information for Material
Material is a musical group formed in 1979 and led by bass guitarist Bill Laswell.In 1978, having received a substantial royalty payment for his work with The Yardbirds, Georgian music entrepreneur Giorgio Gomelsky relocated to New York in an attempt to open up the American market to the European progressive rock/jazz-rock bands he was working with, such as Gong, Henry Cow and Magma. He established the Zu Club in Manhattan and after meeting 24 year old bass player Bill Laswell, encouraged him to form a band. Three young friends, Michael Beinhorn (17, synthesizer), Martin Bisi (17, engineering) and Fred Maher (14, drums), responded to Laswell's advert in The Village Voice and the band began rehearsing in the club's basement... read more