Tangier Sessions LP on Drag City found him performing on an enigmatic 19th-century parlor guitar. Millis continues his singer-songwriter bender, recently having released The Lonesome High on Bishop’s Abduction Records imprint. On top of all that, they’re both staunch champions of obscure music from Asia, Africa and the Middle East — via Bishop’s Sublime Frequencies label — so gird your loins for a night of expansive and life-altering strangeness.
All you glorious weirdos are in for a rare treat when Sir Richard Bishop (of Sun City Girls) and Robert Millis (of Climax Golden Twins) descend from on high — otherwise known as Seattle — to unveil their latest music. Bishop, who’s played with everyone from Moe Tucker to Saccharine Trust, has lately been on an improvised-guitar jag; last year’s