David Torn (guitarist/composer aka SPLaTTeRCeLL)

~ Person

Relationships

member of: Gongzilla
original member of: Bruford Levin Upper Extremities (1998 – 2000)
performs as: SPLaTTeRCeLL
supporting artists: Doug Lunn (American Bassist)
signed by: CMP Records (formerly independent, now part of Silva Screen Records)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000226228 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/96266 [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/56484 [info]
Wikidata: Q966979 [info]
Wikipedia: en: David Torn [info]
official homepages: http://davidtorn.net/ [info]
http://www.splattercell.com/ [info]

Appearances

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Rollin' and Tumblin' David Torn 6:39
Do You Ever Feel Cursed?
composer
a goddamned specific unbalance
at least there was nothing
Do You Ever Feel Cursed?
i could almost see the room
ok, shorty
only sky
reaching barely, sparely fraught
so much what
Spell Breaks With the Weather
spoke with folks
was a cave, there…
engineer
...til You Are Free David Torn 4:25
All Heaven Broke Loose assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 9:20
Candles Still Flicker in Romania's Dark assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 4:35
Each Prince, to His Kingdom, Must Labor to Go David Torn 3:59
Elsewhere, Now Than Waving David Torn 10:09
Forget-Me-Not assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 8:26
Gidya Hana David Torn 7:27
Hotel Splendour assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 4:43
I Will not Be Free... David Torn 3:00
Nerve assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 6:07
Particle Bugs @ Purulia Station David Torn 7:42
Pigalle assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 6:32
Spell Breaks with the Weather David Torn 5:50
Splashing Out assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 5:26
Such Little Mirrors David Torn 7:22
Temple of the Winds assistant Bill Bruford's Earthworks 5:03
Tiny Burns a Bridge David Torn 8:43
What Means Solid, Traveller? David Torn 6:52
instrument
1984-12 I'm the Knife-thrower's Partner guitar Jan Garbarek Group 0:52
1984-12 It's OK to Listen to the Gray Voice guitar Jan Garbarek Group 4:41
1984-12 It's OK to Phone the Island That Is a Mirage guitar Jan Garbarek Group 5:50
1984-12 Mission: To Be Where I Am guitar Jan Garbarek Group 8:08
1984-12 One Day in March I Go Down to the Sea and Listen guitar Jan Garbarek Group 5:32
1984-12 The Crossing Place guitar Jan Garbarek Group 9:10
1984-12 White Noise of Forgetfulness guitar Jan Garbarek Group 8:21
1992 Back in the Beginning strings Mick Karn 5:10
1992 Beard in the Letterbox strings Mick Karn 7:06
1992 Bestial Cluster strings Mick Karn 4:11
1992 Bones of Mud strings Mick Karn 5:36
1992 Liver and Lungs strings Mick Karn 5:41
1992 Saday, Maday strings Mick Karn 6:29
1992 The Drowning Dream strings Mick Karn 5:07
1992 The Sad Velvet Breath of Summer and Winter strings Mick Karn 5:47
2007-01 Lo guitar Manu Katché 6:30
2007-01 Song for Her (variation) guitar Manu Katché 6:22
2014-02 a goddamned specific unbalance guitar David Torn 9:13
2014-02 a goddamned specific unbalance oud [electric oud] David Torn 9:13
2014-02 at least there was nothing oud [electric oud] David Torn 7:53
2014-02 at least there was nothing guitar David Torn 7:53
2014-02 i could almost see the room oud [electric oud] David Torn 13:26
2014-02 i could almost see the room guitar David Torn 13:26
2014-02 ok, shorty guitar David Torn 3:21
2014-02 ok, shorty oud [electric oud] David Torn 3:21
2014-02 only sky guitar David Torn 9:16
2014-02 only sky oud [electric oud] David Torn 9:16
2014-02 reaching barely, sparely fraught oud [electric oud] David Torn 8:13
2014-02 reaching barely, sparely fraught guitar David Torn 8:13
2014-02 so much what oud [electric oud] David Torn 5:24
2014-02 so much what guitar David Torn 5:24
2014-02 spoke with folks oud [electric oud] David Torn 6:46
2014-02 spoke with folks guitar David Torn 6:46
2014-02 was a cave, there… guitar David Torn 12:43
2014-02 was a cave, there… oud [electric oud] David Torn 12:43
2014-12 Hora Feliz guitar Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 10:26
2014-12 Sideshow guitar Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 26:01
A Dream of Three Acrobats acoustic guitar and electric guitar Mark Isham 8:02
An Eye on the World guitar Mark Isham 3:56
Ashes and Diamonds guitar Mark Isham 3:13
Crazy acoustic guitar and electric guitar Tori Amos 4:28
Dancing Out in Space guitar David Bowie 3:22
Gossip's Cup guest, Hammond organ and piano Mick Karn 6:23
Heat guitar David Bowie 4:25
Honeymoon Nights guitar Mark Isham 5:23
How Does the Grass Grow? guitar David Bowie 4:34
I’ll Take You There guitar David Bowie 2:41
If You Can See Me guitar David Bowie 3:12
In the Warmth of Your Night electric guitar Mark Isham 9:20
It's OK to Listen to the Gray Voice guitar and synthesizer Jan Garbarek 4:45
Lodge of Skins guest and Hammond organ Mick Karn 5:32
Lookface! electric guitar and guest Sonar With David Torn 7:20
Lookface! guest and other instruments [Live-Looping & Manipulation] Sonar With David Torn 7:20
M. Polo guest and guitar family Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni 6:04
Maria guitar David Sylvian 2:50
Marionette guitar Mark Isham 5:56
Monolith electric guitar and guest Sonar With David Torn 10:48
Monolith guest and other instruments [Live-Looping & Manipulation] Sonar With David Torn 10:48
Moses oud and sampler Fima Ephron 6:19
Mother and Child guitar David Sylvian 3:15
Mother and Child acoustic guitar David Sylvian 3:15
My Wife With Champagne Shoulders electric guitar Mark Isham 5:32
Part 44 guest and other instruments [Live-Looping & Manipulation] Sonar With David Torn 9:58
Part 44 electric guitar and guest Sonar With David Torn 9:58
Red Shift guest and other instruments [Live-Looping & Manipulation] Sonar With David Torn 10:37
Red Shift electric guitar and guest Sonar With David Torn 10:37
Scarlet's Walk electric guitar Tori Amos 4:18
Searching for a Heart electronic instruments Warren Zevon 4:10
So She guitar David Bowie 2:31
Songs of the Flying Fish guitar Mark Isham 4:39
Tales From the Maidan electric guitar Mark Isham 6:38
The Boy With the Gun electric guitar David Sylvian 5:19
The Boy With the Gun guitar David Sylvian 5:19
The Grand Parade lap steel guitar Mark Isham 5:52
The Island Where I Come From other instruments [open loop] Laurie Anderson 4:09
The Next Day guitar David Bowie 3:27
The Stars (Are Out Tonight) guitar David Bowie 3:57
There Was Not Anything but Nothing guest and Hammond organ Mick Karn 5:21
Toward the Infinite White guitar Mark Isham 5:20
Turkish Delight guitar Mark Isham 6:45
Vortex electric guitar and guest Sonar With David Torn 9:39
Vortex guest and other instruments [Live-Looping & Manipulation] Sonar With David Torn 9:39
Waves and Particles guest and other instruments [Live-Looping & Manipulation] Sonar With David Torn 7:49
Waves and Particles electric guitar and guest Sonar With David Torn 7:49
White Mist additional and guitar The Pineapple Thief 11:05
Yangchow guest and guitar family Nicola Alesini & Pier Luigi Andreoni 2:16
You Don't Know What Love Is guitar Anne Archer 2:30
You Feel So Lonely You Could Die guitar David Bowie 4:38
1988-07-08 – 1988-07-14 Stiletto electric guitar Michael Shrieve
_ism acoustic guitar, guest and guitar Jansen Barbieri Karn
Beginning to Melt electric guitar, guest, guitar and harmonica Jansen Barbieri Karn
Bestial Cluster acoustic guitar, banjo, electric guitar, guest, harmonica, keyboard, mandolin and slide guitar Mick Karn
Bestial Cluster acoustic guitar, banjo, electric guitar, guest, harmonica, keyboard, mandolin and slide guitar Mick Karn
Blue Sun additional and guitar Mark Isham
Prezens guitar family David Torn
Secrets of the Beehive guitar David Sylvian
Secrets of the Beehive guitar David Sylvian
Secrets of the Beehive guitar David Sylvian
Secrets of the Beehive guitar David Sylvian
The Tooth Mother acoustic guitar, electric guitar and guest Mick Karn
Thrive guitar Gongzilla
instrument arranger
Doing the Wrong Thing strings Kaki King 5:05
lyricist
Spell Breaks With the Weather
mastering
Anguis Oleum Tim Berne’s Snakeoil
Electric and Acoustic Hard Cell Live Tim Berne’s Hard Cell
Forever Sharp and Vivid Chris Massey, David casTiglione, David Torn
Livein Cognito Big Satan
Pre-Emptive Denial Paraphrase
Visitation Rites Paraphrase
mix
...til You Are Free David Torn 4:25
Acosay Phodei Mojo David Torn 2:14
AK David Torn 9:20
And Well I Found No Bottom David Torn 3:03
Bulbs David Torn 6:19
Bust My Ass for Thinking David Torn 4:37
Deadly Play of Numbers Fima Ephron 5:40
Dr. 8, the Bird You Sang David Torn 3:10
Each Prince, to His Kingdom, Must Labor to Go David Torn 3:59
Elsewhere, Now Than Waving David Torn 10:09
Ever More Other David Torn 4:13
Exoskeleton Prelude Michael Formanek, Ensemble Kolossus 9:04
Exoskeleton: Part I – Impenetrable / Part II – Beneath the Shell / Part III – @heart Michael Formanek, Ensemble Kolossus 21:34
Exoskeleton: Part IV – Echoes / Part V – Without Regrets Michael Formanek, Ensemble Kolossus 15:42
Exoskeleton: Part VI – Shucking While Jiving / Part VII – A Reptile Dysfunction Michael Formanek, Ensemble Kolossus 11:29
Exoskeleton: Part VIII – Metamorphic Michael Formanek, Ensemble Kolossus 7:28
Gidya Hana David Torn 7:27
How Could I David Torn 4:09
I Will not Be Free... David Torn 3:00
Miss Place, The Mist... David Torn 5:45
Moses Fima Ephron 6:19
Neck-Deep in the Harrow... David Torn 12:32
Particle Bugs @ Purulia Station David Torn 7:42
Pasha David Torn 9:41
Rest & Unrest David Torn 3:44
Ring for Endless Travel David Torn 2:23
Rollin' and Tumblin' David Torn 6:39
Seven Door #3 David Torn 5:44
Shofar David Torn 2:41
Sink David Torn 7:14
Spell Breaks with the Weather David Torn 5:50
Structural Functions of Prezens David Torn 10:57
Such Little Mirrors David Torn 7:22
The Distance Michael Formanek, Ensemble Kolossus 6:01
The Entire Wish Spent Timing David Torn 4:23
Them Buried Standing David Torn 2:44
Thought of Many Georges David Torn 3:25
Tiny Burns a Bridge David Torn 8:43
Transmit Regardless David Torn 7:20
Trip Over God David Torn 6:46
What Means Solid, Traveller? David Torn 6:52
What Was Once... David Torn 6:15
Yashkar Fima Ephron 4:20
producer
...til You Are Free David Torn 4:25
a goddamned specific unbalance David Torn 9:13
Acosay Phodei Mojo David Torn 2:14
AK David Torn 9:20
All Heaven Broke Loose Bill Bruford's Earthworks 9:20
And Well I Found No Bottom David Torn 3:03
Angles Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 2:26
at least there was nothing David Torn 7:53
Bulbs David Torn 6:19
Bust My Ass for Thinking David Torn 4:37
Candles Still Flicker in Romania's Dark Bill Bruford's Earthworks 4:35
Cornered (Duck) Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 16:15
Dr. 8, the Bird You Sang David Torn 3:10
Each Prince, to His Kingdom, Must Labor to Go David Torn 3:59
Elsewhere, Now Than Waving David Torn 10:09
Embraceable Me Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 14:13
Ever More Other David Torn 4:13
False Impressions Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 13:22
Forget-Me-Not Bill Bruford's Earthworks 8:26
Gidya Hana David Torn 7:27
Hora Feliz Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 10:26
Hotel Splendour Bill Bruford's Earthworks 4:43
How Could I David Torn 4:09
i could almost see the room David Torn 13:26
I Will not Be Free... David Torn 3:00
Incidentals Contact Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 10:47
Lost in Redding Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 6:59
Miss Place, The Mist... David Torn 5:45
Neck-Deep in the Harrow... David Torn 12:32
Nerve Bill Bruford's Earthworks 6:07
OC/DC Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 22:55
ok, shorty David Torn 3:21
only sky David Torn 9:16
Particle Bugs @ Purulia Station David Torn 7:42
Pasha David Torn 9:41
Pigalle Bill Bruford's Earthworks 6:32
Prelude One / Sequel Too Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 9:17
Psalm Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 4:14
reaching barely, sparely fraught David Torn 8:13
Rest & Unrest David Torn 3:44
Ring for Endless Travel David Torn 2:23
Rollin' and Tumblin' David Torn 6:39
Searching for a Heart Warren Zevon 4:10
Semi-Self Detached Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 10:24
Seven Door #3 David Torn 5:44
Shofar David Torn 2:41
Sideshow Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 26:01
Sink David Torn 7:14
Small World in a Small Town Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 18:26
so much what David Torn 5:24
Socket Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 18:52
Son of Not So Sure Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 6:41
Spell Breaks with the Weather David Torn 5:50
Splashing Out Bill Bruford's Earthworks 5:26
spoke with folks David Torn 6:46
Static Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 8:01
Stingray Shuffle Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 7:36
Structural Functions of Prezens David Torn 10:57
Such Little Mirrors David Torn 7:22
Temple of the Winds Bill Bruford's Earthworks 5:03
The Entire Wish Spent Timing David Torn 4:23
Them Buried Standing David Torn 2:44
Thought of Many Georges David Torn 3:25
Tiny Burns a Bridge David Torn 8:43
Transmit Regardless David Torn 7:20
Trip Over God David Torn 6:46
was a cave, there… David Torn 12:43
What Means Solid, Traveller? David Torn 6:52
What Was Once... David Torn 6:15
You’ve Been Watching Me Tim Berne’s Snakeoil 1:47
Bestial Cluster Mick Karn
Bestial Cluster Mick Karn
feign Tim Berne’s Hard Cell
The Shell Game Tim Berne, Craig Taborn & Tom Rainey
programming
Bestial Cluster Mick Karn
Bestial Cluster Mick Karn
recording
1994 Acosay Phodei Mojo David Torn 2:14
1994 And Well I Found No Bottom David Torn 3:03
1994 Bust My Ass for Thinking David Torn 4:37
1994 Dr. 8, the Bird You Sang David Torn 3:10
1994 How Could I David Torn 4:09
1994 Pasha David Torn 9:41
1994 Rollin' and Tumblin' David Torn 6:39
1994 Seven Door #3 David Torn 5:44
1994 The Entire Wish Spent Timing David Torn 4:23
1994 Thought of Many Georges David Torn 3:25
1994 Trip Over God David Torn 6:46
1994 What Was Once... David Torn 6:15
vocal
Moses Fima Ephron 6:19
Bestial Cluster additional Mick Karn
Bestial Cluster additional Mick Karn
writer
Lo Que Siente la Mujer
What It Feels Like for a Girl