12" 180g Clear Vinyl. Includes Digital Download Card.
For the first time, Medeski Martin & Wood drummer Billy Martin (illy B) plays his own bass riffs combined with his beats and other instruments that at times, sound reminiscent of his band Medeski Martin & Wood. This record is infused with some serious musical solos and accompaniment by Marc Ribot (Tom Waits, T Bone Burnett, John Zorn), John Medeski (The Word, Medeski Martin & Wood), Alexandria Smith, Rob Reinfurt and Jen Liu.
You can track his progression from inception on his instagram feed @illybeats using #illy_B_ass credits
Billy Martin aka illy B bass, drums, percussion and piano Rob Reinfurt guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion Marc Ribot guitar on Home Beat Home, Lonely Surf, Proceedance, Xporto & Hair Braid John Medeski keyboards on Geek Love Alexandria Smith trumpet on Home Beat Home Martin Dosh electronics on Montaukett Sky Jen Liu electric harp on Tides Page McGinnis additional guitar on In Doubly
Produced by Rob Reinfurt and Billy Martin
Executive producer Kenichi Nagatomo
Recorded by Billy Martin at The Herman House Gallery, Englewood, NJ & by Rob Reinfurt at Spare Bedroom Studios, Salt Lake City, UT Mixed by Andrew Goldring in Nashville, TN Mastered by Philip Shaw Bova All music by Billy Martin • illyb music BMI