Fragment artists on audio and print elsewhere

An Hour Of Color vol.1. Color 6, 1984. Now deleated.
Two tracks by Moisten Before Use: "Termination" and "Twist", these are the same mixes as on Primeval Waltz.

Other tracks by: Modern Art, Berserk In A Hayfield, Mystery Plane, Martin Newell, Wer7, Lives Of Angels, Silicon Valley and The Lord.

The Great Difficult Music Swindle. Jabberwok. C70. 1985. Now deleted.
Two tracks by Moisten Before Use: "React On Impulse parts 13 and 14". These tracks are not on the React On Impulse album.

Other tracks by: Omming For Woks, A Skenden, Dig Vis Drill, Departure and The Strolling Ones.

An Hour Of Color vol.3. Color 13. C60. 1986. Now deleated.
One track by Moisten Before Use "Where To Now". This track is not to be found on any other release.

Other tracks by: The Space Brothers, Modern Art, Lives oF Angels, Wer7, Kata Kolbert, Cleaners From Venus, Bill Pritchard, Shadow Of Light, 3D5 and Face In The Crowd..

Total Recess - Grade 3. Mystery Hearsay. MH 8. C60. 1987. Now deleated.
One track by Brian Field and Clive Richards: "All The Weird Men". This pre Erick recording is not to be found on any other release.

Other tracks by Nagamatzu, Flatbush, Arita, X-Ray Pop, The Paradox, The High Tech Pagodas, Geteille Freude, Ken Klinger, S-ink, Venus Fly Trap, Weird Scenes, No Unauthorised, Circles, If Bwana, La Sondrite Jaune.

Brian Field web site

A Guide To Healthy Listening vol.1. Obscure Delight. OBS 3. C62. 1987. Now Deleated.
One track by Erick: "Liebrazze part 3" percussion mix. This mix is not to be found on any other release.

One track by Johann Kloos: "Mr. Fowler", the same mix as on Magic From The Attic.

Other tracks by: Blue Water, The Third State, Brother/Sister, Wer7, Maximum G, Modern Art, Idle Hours, Man's Hate and Terrorplan.

Obscure Delight email

A Guide To Healthy Listening vol. 2. Obscure Delight. OBS 3. C62. 1987. Now deleated.
One track by Moisten Before Use: "Reptiles", this is a much shorter version than that on Still No Reply.

Other tracks by: The Third Visitor, Latimer House And The Love Garage, Yelloes, Banjo Brothers, Gypsy, Them Geezers Over There, Beat Of The Beast, The Now, Big Bang Mess, Mystery Plane, Cleaners From Venus and Stikky.

Obscure Delight email

My Dream Date With Boyd Rice. Epitapes 10. C90. 1987. Now Deleated.
One track by Moisten Before Use: "Magic". This track is not to be found on any other release.

Other tracks by: Dave Prescott, Averson Sonor, John Hudak, Le Syndicat, 1348, Illusion Of Safety, Merz, Don Campau, Croiners, Cephalic Index, Megthea, Y Create, Noetinger, Redemtion Inc, Robert Turman, Costes, Giancario, Toniutti and Kapotte Muziek.

Warmth And Silence. Epitapes 11. C90. 1987. Now deleated.
One track by Moisten Before Use: "Breathing Out" . This is a different version to that found on Still No Reply.

Other tracks by: DZ Lectric/Prima Materia, MT, Scott, The Arms Of Someone New, Fraser, Losp, Illusion Of Safety & Kora, Face In The Crowd, Hybryds, A Process, Hessel Veldman, Bruno Cossano, Hands To and Francisco Felipe.

Total Recess - Grade 6. Mystery Hearsay. MH11. C90. 1989.
One track by Erick: "The Gob Text Cycles". This track is not to be found on any other release.

Other tracks by: Morgan Bryan, Kontrastadt, Art Interface, Jody And The Creams, X-Ray Pop, Arms Of Someone New, Shadowplay, Toshiyuki Hiraoka, Sack - Haral, The Midi Maniax, Objection, Organic, In Aeternam Vale, Paradise Of Sinners, K.O. City Studio, Hybryds, New Carrollton, Destructive Technologies Foundation and Aquatics Ever Tarnish.

Welcome To Sleepy Eye. Irre-tapes. ITO 20. C60. 1989. Now deleated.
One track by Moisten Before Use: "Frustration". Later released on Crazy Side Of Irre-Tapes compilation (see below)

Other tracks by: Ambulatorio Segreto, Bestattungsinstitut, PCR, Stefano Barban, Faktor X, Mental Anguish, Terrorplan, Big City Orchestra, Treble King and Imbroglio.

Email Terrorplan Here

Kling Klang vol.1. Teddy Bear Music. TBM 004. C60. 1989. Now deleated.
One track by Moisten Before Use: "Tick Tock Toys". This track is not to be found on any other release.

Other tracks by: BKS, Backdoor Man, Them Geezers Over There, The Legendary Pink Dots, Cancel, Frozen Planets and Pat Q Write.

Restrain Yourself by Gypsy. Rodent Tapes. C60. 1989. Now deleated.
Clive Richards supplied the atmospheric percussion backdrop for four tracks.
Lord Litter plays guitar and banjo on one track.

Crazy Side Of Irre-Tapes. EBUS. EM004. C60. August 1990. Now deleated.
See Welcome To Sleepy Eye above.

Other tracks by: Josef Boys, Cephalic Index,Terrorplan, D.S.I.P., Gregorian George, Poison Dwarfs, Die Rache, Ditto, City Of Worms, Doc Wor Mirran, No Unautherised, and N. Normized.

EBU email

MHz. Dem Illegal. DEM 25. C60.1991. Now deleated.
One track by Erick: "Adam In The Garden". This is the same mix as on Guilf.I.N. IV. (see below)

Other tracks by: Crossland, Keren D'Ache, Digitals, Outrage, Jeopardy, Rebus Dream, Hoipolli, Burning Thorns, Torch, Floating Debris, Fardijah Freedman, Chris Mills & Mandy Morton and Shake n Vacs

A Guide To Healthy Listeneing vol.5. Obscure Delight. OBS 20. C90. 1993.
One track by Erick:"All The Weird Men" (strange mix). Same as onStuff 2nd edition.

Other tracks by: Don Campau, Lord Litter, The Now, The Conspiracy, Kevyn Dymond, Magic Moments, The Third State & Gypsy, Bream Weavers, Lance Murkin, Bad Marks, Montage, John Trubee, Creeping Candies, Them Gezzers Over There, The Indians Of Sound and The Bassy Brothers.

Obscure Delight email

Gulfin.I.N. IV. Music And Elsewhere. MMATT 41. C90. 1994. Now deleated.
One track by Erick: "Adam In The Garden". Same as on MHz. (above)

Other tracks by: Alien? So What, The Truthful Liars, Phil Naro, La Nuit Venue, The Proverbial Watermellons, Steve Andrews, Emily Ryder, Ignight and Magic Moments At Twilight Time.

A Guide To Healthy Listening vol.7. Obscure Delight. OBS 25.1994.
One track by The Switch Off Option: "At Any Time". This track is not to be found on any other release.

Other ttracks by: Preferable Sect, Red Harvest, Sosumi, Pandoras Lunchbox, Lord Litter, Nova State Conspiracy, Anstalt, Westland, Burning Dollhouse, Figure Of Speech, Steve Andrews, Cosmic Dance Society, 70 Gwen Party and Borgia Popes.

Obscure Delight email

Soundtrack For The Aquarium by Hybryds. Daft Records. D1003. 1985. CD. Now deleated.
Clive Richards supplied the percussion atmospherics for the track "Archeozoicum".

Hybryds emaill

Ein Phallischer Gott by Hybryds. Ant - Zen. ct35. 7" vinyl. 1996. Now deleated.
Clive supplied the drum backing for the track "Crom Cruach"

Hybryds email

Music For Coffee Shops. Dreamtime. CDKTB 20. 1996. 2xCD. Now deleated.
Clive Richards supplied the percussion backing for the Hybryds track "Call Of The Tuareg".

Other tracks by: Drug Free America, Kushti, Back To The Planet, Saddar Bazaar, Procupine Tree, Rubber Buss, Astralasia, Floating Point, Glamorous Hoolgan, Tekton Motor Corp, Mystic Warrior, Kong, Mandragora, Ship Of Fools, Nine Invisibles and Bud.

Hybryds Live. OBUH Records. 1997. 12" vinyl LP limited to 555. Now deleated.
Clive Richards sopplied the drum backing for the track "Crom Cruach".

Hybryds email

Ein Phallischer Gott by Hybryds. Crowd Control Activities. Crowded 1. CD. 1997. Now deleated.
Clive Richards supplied the drum backing for the track "Crom Cruach". This is the full length version to that on the 7" picture disc of the same name.

Hybryds email

This Thing by Brian Field. CDR. 1998.

Brian Field web site, My Space, You Tube
Brian Field email brian(at)fieldofsky.co.uk

Buy this album online

Neuro Bass by Brian Field. CDR. 199?
Line up: Brian Field, Garry Taylor and Neil Dean.

Brian Field web site, My Space, You Tube
Brian Field email brian(at)fieldofsky.co.uk

Buy this album online

Angel Land by Brian Field. CDR. 2008.

Brian Field web site, My Space, You Tube
Brian Field email brian(at)fieldofsky.co.uk

When I Became An Amazon by Chandalay Quor.
William (Bill) Fairhall is one of the vocalists in this vocal and drumming group.

There are no individual trackson this album, it's one whole piece and very good.

Bill Fairhall email

Blame Football by Tony Roche Project. CDR. 2001.
Tony became part of All A Stagger and Ian Bristo also part of All A Stagger playes percussion on track 9. Peter Herbert from Erick plays brums on tracks 6, 7 and 8, Peter also plays drums with All A Stagger.

Tony Roche My Space
Tony Roche email

Tony is now working on his new album "Brushwood Gulch".

The Organarchic Growth Of Sound by Thirteen Weeks. Incompatible Records. CDR. 2002.
Peter Kite was the man behind this project which grew by passing a master from person to person who each added their part, it's called 13 Weeks because that's how long it took to complete.

Contributors are: Peter Kite, Neil Dean, Brian Field, Karen Lee, Joseph Hughes, AK, Bob n Helen, David Cohen, Keef Mate, Richard Blake, Tara Stevenson, Chris Holderness, Lynda Lite and Hanna Kite.

Contact: Peter Kite Tel: 0044 (0)7790 521 899

abcd by b. CDR. 2002.
A full albums worth of live industrial atmospheric improvised soundscapes.

b web site
Bill Fairhall email

Finally Something To Replace Bowling. Asaurus. ASA013. CDR. 2002.
Compilation containing one track by b "a (4838 kb)".

Free And Freeky. Tripsounds. Issue 1. CDR. July 2003.
Compilation containing one track by All A Stagger "Decisions". This track is not available on any other release.

Down There From Up Here by Johann Kloos. CDR. July 2003.
The second album from Johann Kloos.

Johann Kloos email
Johann Kloos My Space

Safety In Numbness by Bernard Material. CDR.
Bernard is one of the main songwriters in Dadadicky.
Misc Stuff
Stuff - first edition. C60. 1990. Free with Alive And Kicking magazine.
One track by Erick: "Liebrazze part 3" (live).
Stuff - second edition. C60. 1990. Free with Alive And Kicking magazine.
One track by Erick: "All The Weird Men" (strange mix). Later released on A Guide To Healthy Listening vol.5.
Impulse Magazine issue 6. C40. 1994. Free with Impulse Magazine.
The whole of side A contains a 20 minute collage of 15 extracts from Fragment albums.
Extracts of: News From Your Anus, Amen, Motherfunker, Death Boll Tell, Mary Go Round, Cop Show, Lovebomb pt.1, Thud pt.2, Egyptians In Space, Bone Of Contention, Lovebomb pt.2, All The Weird Men, Beast and Critical.
Books

The House Of Acoustics by The Mighty Boss Cats. CDR. June 2001.
Clive Richards playes congas on "Look At Us" and "Next To Me".

This album is available to buy as a download from here.

Adrift In The Either (The current state of British underground) by Christopher Williams. Borderline Publications. 1997. A4 size with 192 pages, an A to Z of Psychedelic music in the 1990's.

Contains a chapter on Erick/Fragment with references to other Fragment artists.

If you want to know who did what in this genre this is a must, hopefuly it will be updated at some point.

Hermit - More Than Just Bricks by Jeff Merrifield. Playback Publications. 2009.
This book is about the Hermit Club in Brentwood which had a great history and reputation for supporting local bands and artists as well as booking world famous artists. It includes sections written by Clive Richards about his memories of playing there in many bands including Darting Tongues and Erick among others. The book comes with a CD That includes "Adam In The Garden" by Erick and "Reincarnation" by Darting Tongues.

The book will be available to buy mail order from here.

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78rpm by Richard Townend. CDR December 2010.
Clive Richards plays congas on "My Baby Left Me" "Gotta Be Happy".

This album is available to buy as a download from here.

Goldlix - Crowded Spaces 2010.
The drums on this track were recorded by Clive at Outstation 42.

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