Big Block 454
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Big Block 454 is a semi-amorphous post-modern / situationist neo-dada cross-platform compositional construct from Manchester, England (featuring people from Liverpool, Leeds and Lincolnshire).Read More...
Since forming in Manchester, UK in 1988, Big Block 454 have unleashed a series of albums and multi-media happenings upon an unsuspecting public, combining influences such as Faust, Can, Brian Eno, The Residents, the Bonzo Dog Band, King Crimson and the BBC Radiophonics Workshop - surrealism meets Krautrock meets downright Northern stupidity.
Big Block 454 worked with famed dada artist Russell Mills (Eno / U2 / Nine Inch Nails) on the music for his multi-media project "Measured in Shadows", recording it at Peter Gabriel's Real World Studios.
Big Block 454 have guested on Stuart Maconie's BBC 6 Music radio show The Freak Zone and have been championed by Sunday Times writer/comedian Stewart Lee.
In 2011, the Big Block 454 studio relocated to Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
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- Blind Jack of Knaresborough - 227 plays
- Pyjamageddon - 196 plays
- I name this child Acker Bilk - 195 plays
- Metal Trees - 215 plays