John Bisset-Smith

Profile:
John Bisset is an improvising guitarist born in Stockport in 1960.
He became involved with The Manchester Musicians' Collective and played with the post-punk bands Spherical Objects and Grow Up. After coming to London he played with many of the city's free improvisors and formed The London Electric Guitar Orchestra. He has continued to play both improv (with regular collaborators like Rhodri Davies and Burkhard Beins) and in left field pop groups like Pocket and Country Dad.
He also produces videos with Ivor Kallin for 2.13 TV
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Vocals

OBJ 005 John Bisset-Smith - The Best Thing album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - The Best Thing(LP, Album) Object Music OBJ 005 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OBJ 004 John Bisset-Smith - Eliptical Optimism album art Spherical Objects Spherical Objects - Eliptical Optimism(LP, Album) Object Music OBJ 004 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OM 05 John Bisset-Smith - Grow-Up EP album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - Grow-Up EP(7", EP) Object Music OM 05 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OM 12 John Bisset-Smith - Joanne album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - Joanne(7", EP) Object Music OM 12 UK 1980 Sell This Version
Grow 1 John Bisset-Smith - (Without Wings) album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - (Without Wings)(LP, Album) Up Records (6) Grow 1 UK 1982 Sell This Version
BOUCD 6617 John Bisset-Smith - The Best Thing + Without Wings album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - The Best Thing + Without Wings(2xCD, Comp) Boutique (2) BOUCD 6617 UK 2008 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

OBJ 001 John Bisset-Smith - Past And Parcel album art Spherical Objects Spherical Objects - Past And Parcel(LP, Album) Object Music OBJ 001 UK 1978 Sell This Version
OM 01 John Bisset-Smith - The Kill  album art Spherical Objects Spherical Objects - The Kill (7", Single) Object Music OM 01 UK 1978 Sell This Version
OBJ 004 John Bisset-Smith - Eliptical Optimism album art Spherical Objects Spherical Objects - Eliptical Optimism(LP, Album) Object Music OBJ 004 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OM 05 John Bisset-Smith - Grow-Up EP album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - Grow-Up EP(7", EP) Object Music OM 05 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OBJ 005 John Bisset-Smith - The Best Thing album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - The Best Thing(LP, Album) Object Music OBJ 005 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OM 12 John Bisset-Smith - Joanne album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - Joanne(7", EP) Object Music OM 12 UK 1980 Sell This Version
Grow 1 John Bisset-Smith - (Without Wings) album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - (Without Wings)(LP, Album) Up Records (6) Grow 1 UK 1982 Sell This Version
BOUCD 6617 John Bisset-Smith - The Best Thing + Without Wings album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - The Best Thing + Without Wings(2xCD, Comp) Boutique (2) BOUCD 6617 UK 2008 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

OBJ 005 John Bisset-Smith - The Best Thing album art Grow-Up David (as Bisset-Smith) Grow-Up - The Best Thing(LP, Album) Object Music OBJ 005 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OBJ 003 John Bisset-Smith - A Manchester Collection (Bands Of The Manchester Musicians Collective) album art Various Night Rally (as Bisset-Smith) Various - A Manchester Collection (Bands Of The Manchester Musicians Collective)(LP, Comp) Object Music OBJ 003 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OM 05 John Bisset-Smith - Grow-Up EP album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - Grow-Up EP(7", EP) Object Music OM 05 UK 1979 Sell This Version
OM 12 John Bisset-Smith - Joanne album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - Joanne(7", EP) Object Music OM 12 UK 1980 Sell This Version
Grow 1 John Bisset-Smith - (Without Wings) album art Grow-Up Grow-Up - (Without Wings)(LP, Album) Up Records (6) Grow 1 UK 1982 Sell This Version
John Bisset-Smith - Manchester North Of England - A Story Of Independent Music Greater Manchester 1977 - 1993 album art Various Stay Awake (as Bisset) Various - Manchester North Of England - A Story Of Independent Music Greater Manchester 1977 - 1993 (Comp) Cherry Red Japan 2017 Sell This Version