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1. The action of working with someone to produce something.
2. Traitorous cooperation with an enemy.
Mex’s first prime collaborator was Cliff Silver, bassist from the esteemed post-
Probably next in line is ex-
In Michael King’s book ‘Wrong Movements: A Robert Wyatt History’ (SAF Publishing 1994), he writes ‘Wyatt was roped into a project with Mex at his home studio, contributing various instruments for the recordings, but Mex soon disbands and the record is never realised.’
Although there’s some truth within this statement, the description of happenings is not entirely accurate and some material from these sessions has informally flitted out over the years. However, a retrospective Mex release is being planned for future circulation containing the Wyatt collaboration, so ‘watch this space’ as the saying goes!
During Mex’s recording hiatus as an artist from the mid-
A host of musicians contributed to the 2014 comeback release Dr Jekyll & Mrs Hyde, including Porcupine Tree’s Colin Edwin and ex-
As Brian Eno once said, “Every collaboration helps you grow.”