Lea Cummings

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Lea Cummings
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Lea Cummings is a British musician and artist. Born in September 1974 in Lancaster and currently based in Glasgow, Cummings was the bassist for hardcore rock trio Phobophilia for some years before leaving to form Opaque (3) in 1997. Although the line-up of Opaque has changed on several occasions with Cummings the only constant, the unit built up an extensive discography of visceral, erratic, stimulating post-punk drone rock and performed live regularly, appearing alongside the likes of Boris (3), Sunn O))) and Matthew Bower's Hototogisu. This culminated with the release of the New Ways To Criticise CD in 2004 and a full European tour in July of that year. Their live performances could polarise opinion, with one particularly volatile show captured on the Live In Dundee 28.11.02 mini-CDR on Cummings' 8M imprint. Opaque was put on hold in 2004 with Cummings beginning a series of new projects, most notably his Kovorox Sound label which provided a platform for most of his new music and that of peers whom Cummings admired and respected, including Birds Of Delay, Noma and Nackt Insecten. He can presently be found as part of Temple Of Static Christ with Ruaraidh Sanachan and Alan Sinclair and in White Against This Sky with Alistair Crosbie but has become best known performing solo as Kylie Minoise, garnering a considerable reputation for his loud, confrontational Live Aktions which are often brief and invariably culminate in broken microphones and, occasionally, in personal injury. These performances have captured the raw, cathartic spontaneity of Cummings' aesthetic superbly and he has toured extensively with this project.
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KOVO-062 Revelations From The New Silence Volume III: The New Astrology — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Revelations From The New Silence Volume III: The New Astrology(CDr, Album) Kovorox Sound KOVO-062 UK 2010 Sell This Version
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KOVO-051 Revelations from the New Silence Volume I: Wholeness and the Implicate Order — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Revelations from the New Silence Volume I: Wholeness and the Implicate Order(CDr, Album) Kovorox Sound KOVO-051 UK 2010 Sell This Version
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KOVO-063 Revelations From The New Silence Volume IV: Human Potential Movement — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Revelations From The New Silence Volume IV: Human Potential Movement(CDr, Album) Kovorox Sound KOVO-063 2010 Sell This Version
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KOVO-052 Revelations From The New Silence Volume II: The Scalar Temple — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Revelations From The New Silence Volume II: The Scalar Temple(CDr, Album) Kovorox Sound KOVO-052 UK 2010 Sell This Version
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KOVO-055 Towards Nothingness — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings / Noma (2) Lea Cummings / Noma (2) - Towards Nothingness(CDr, Album, Ltd) Kovorox Sound KOVO-055 UK 2011 Sell This Version
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KOVO-094 Kosm 1 And 2 — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Kosm 1 And 2(2xCDr) Kovorox Sound KOVO-094 UK 2012 Sell This Version
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KIKS/GFR007 Split — Lea Cummings Nacht Und Nebel (7) / Lea Cummings Nacht Und Nebel (7) / Lea Cummings - Split(Cass, Album, C40) KIKS/Girlfriend KIKS/GFR007 UK 2013 Sell This Version
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KOVO-105 Parallel Dimension Transmission — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Parallel Dimension Transmission(CDr, Album, Ltd) Kovorox Sound KOVO-105 UK 2014 Sell This Version
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KOVO-071 Escape From Gravity — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Escape From Gravity(CDr) Kovorox Sound KOVO-071 UK Unknown Sell This Version
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KOVO-067 Order Of Light — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Order Of Light(CDr) Kovorox Sound KOVO-067 Unknown Sell This Version
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KOVO-083 Internal Horizon Of Transcendence — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Internal Horizon Of Transcendence(CDr, Album) Kovorox Sound KOVO-083 UK Unknown Sell This Version
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KIKS/GFR 017 Spectres — Lea Cummings Lea Cummings Spectres(Cass, C40) KIKS/Girlfriend KIKS/GFR 017 UK 2014 Sell This Version