The Jazz Butcher Audio
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2015-12-12 The Playhouse Theatre - Northampton, England
The Entire Performance

Credit: The Jazz Butcher Quartet
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.
Credit: David Whittemore
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
Just Like Bettie Page
Flawless night out for Pat and Max. Recorded to 8-channel digital.
Credit: David Whittemore
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)
Credit: David Whittemore
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)
Credit: David Whittemore
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).
Credit: David Whittemore
1994-06-04 Royal Albert Hall - London, England
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
Credit: David Whittemore
1993-12-23 The Racehorse - Northampton, England
The Entire Performance
Christmas gig. Pat is joined by David J.
Credit: David Whittemore
1992-06-17 The Nick - Birmingham, USA
Live between-tune banter - refering to the Highlander Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Credit: David Whittemore
1992-05-16 Tower Records - Chicago, USA
After Hours
In-store performance.
Credit: David Whittemore
1992-05-09 El Mocambo - Toronto, Canada
Over The Rainbow
Falling In Love

Credit: David Whittemore
1992-05-01 9:30 Club - Washington, USA
Sister Death

Credit: David Whittemore
1992-04-29 J.C. Dobbs - Philadelphia, USA
The entire performance
Recorded to and mixed-down from master DAT.
Credit: David Whittemore
1992-04-26 Cat's Cradle - Chapel Hill, USA
Everybody's Talkin'
Still & All
Girls Say Yes
She's On Drugs
Sister Death
The "1 mile per hour Art Misery tour".
Credit: David Whittemore
1992-04-25 Turtle's Records - Atlanta, USA
Tugboat Captain
In-store performance.
Credit: David Whittemore
1989-11-17 Lounge Ax - Chicago, USA
Biggest, Loudest, Heaviest Group Of All
Moscow Drug Club
Part-Time Punks
Big Saturday

Credit: David Whittemore
1988-08-07 Town & Country Club - Kentish Town, London, England
The Entire Performance
Excerpted and pitch-corrected from Creation Records all-day recording
Credit: Creation Records
1988-05-02 Dingwall's - London, England
The entire performance
Pulled from file originally uploaded to youtube.
Credit: FruitierThanThou
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.
Credit: David Whittemore
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. "I can see you if I take off my glasses" - Max


2014-11-12 RTVE - Radio Televisión Española - Radio 3 with Julio Ruiz - Madrid, Spain
The Interview
Melanie Hargreaves' Father's Jaguar
From interview session with Julio Ruiz.
1992-06-26 WHPK - Chicago, USA

Credit: David Whittemore
1992-04-26 WXYC - Chapel Hill, USA
Biggest, Loudest, Heaviest Group Of All
A Butcher acoustic performance of the John Cale tune.
Credit: David Whittemore
1990-11-24 KCRW - Santa Monica, USA
Crocodile Tears And The Velvet Cosh
The 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.
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.
Credit: Brian Kelly/David Whittemore


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.
Quality People
Istanbul Connection


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.
Hey, Stoopid!
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
Live Debut! Includes: Tribute To Asian Youth, Mitropa Express, and Indianapolis 500 Go!
Credit: David Whittemore
1993-08-20 l'esprit formidable (demo tape) - Northampton, England
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
Tonight You Belong To Me
1992-09-15 Peter Murphy - Northampton, England
Do Ya Wanna?
Our Friends The Filth
Coney Island Nightmare
LA Stories
Hypnotic Eye
LA Stories
1992-06-26 WHPK - Chicago, USA

Credit: David Whittemore


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.
Rarities and ditties
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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  • tunage missing
    arcprado[at] - a prado, frozen desert
    24Jan2015 2:57 PM (2 years 63 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 155 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 360 days ago)
    Yes, Emma. Remember him fondly.
    Pat x
  • Stephen Harry harris
    Emmacurtis990[at] - Little sister
    31Mar2013 3:25 PM (3 years 362 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 79 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.