Naked City

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This is John Zorn's infamous turn-on-a-dime band. Although they can play any style of music, the majority of their songs are noisy and complex. At any moment, a beautiful melody can degenerate into a hurricane of white noise — and then suddenly switch to something else. They've taken everything aggressive about jazz and heavy metal, blended it together, and tightened it. They look like a rock band: drums, electric guitar, bass, keyboards, and saxophone.
The band formed in 1988, playing live before they recorded their first album. They recorded their final album in December of 1992.
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Albums

Naked City - Torture Garden album art Naked City Torture Garden (Album) Shimmy Disc US 1990 Sell This Version
Naked City - Grand Guignol album art Naked City Grand Guignol (Album) Avant Japan 1992 Sell This Version
Naked City - Heretic: Jeux Des Dames Cruelles album art Naked City Heretic: Jeux Des Dames Cruelles (Album) Avant, Avant Japan 1992 Sell This Version
TFCK-88604 Naked City - Leng Tch'e album art Naked City Leng Tch'e(CD, Album) Toy's Factory TFCK-88604 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
Naked City - Absinthe album art Naked City Absinthe (Album) Avant, Avant Japan 1993 Sell This Version
Naked City - Radio album art Naked City Radio (Album) Avant, Avant Japan 1993 Sell This Version
TZ 7336 Naked City - Live Volume 1: Knitting Factory 1989 album art Naked City Live Volume 1: Knitting Factory 1989(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 7336 US 2002 Sell This Version

Compilations

PRCD 8195-2 Naked City - The John Zorn Radio Hour album art Various, John Zorn, Naked City Various, John Zorn, Naked City - The John Zorn Radio Hour(CD, Comp, Promo) Nonesuch PRCD 8195-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
Naked City - BlackBox album art Naked City BlackBox (Album, Comp) Tzadik US 1997 Sell This Version
TZ 7344 Naked City - Complete Studio Recordings album art Naked City Complete Studio Recordings(5xCD, Album, RE, RM + Box, Comp) Tzadik TZ 7344 US 2005 Sell This Version