During this time Abel Ashes & Eric Hensel performed and recorded as the duo Found Objects. Abel quit music for activism after the 9/11 attacks. Now in 2009 he is preparing releases of previously unheard material, while writing and rehearsing new material for his next album. Abel Ashes will release "Eat Plastic & Other Elements" in 2010. Abel Ashes has performed with: Mike Keneally, Marcelo Radulovich, Damon Holzborn, Scott Homan, Meyer Hirsch (AKA Hirsch the machine Hirsch), Steve Harris (AKA Stevie Harris, Steven Patricio Harris), Doug Lunn, Nathan Hubbard, Lee Elderton, Ward Baxter, Marcos Fernandes, & Eric Hensel. Abel Ashes has been a member of bands, collaborations, collectives, and improvisation ensembles such as: Abel Ashes & The Runs, This Way Out, P.I.S.S.O.N.M.E. (Premier Improvised Spontaneous Sound & Optional Noise Mutation Event), Hirsch the machine Hirsch with Invalid Entry, League of Assholes, Found Objects, Trummerflora Collective, Mike Keneally's Circus of Values, The Backyard Superstar Project, & God's Penis Abel Ashes has recorded with: Marcos Fernandes, Meyer Hirsch, Eric Hensel, Max Vazin, Clare Vazin, & Fayd. Abel Ashes's influences include: Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Yoko Ono, Sonny Sharrock, James Blood Ulmer, Mike Keneally, Henry Kaiser, Elliott Sharp, Edgard Varese, & Conlon Nancarrow. Discography: Trummerflora 2 by various artists including Abel Ashes & The Runs and Hirsch the machine Hirsch with Invalid Entry (CD compilation album - features Abel Ashes on tracks 3 & 6 - Accretions 1998) Eat Plastic by Abel Ashes & The Runs (CD-R and mp3 album - self released 2006) Eat Plastic & Other Elements by Abel Ashes (CD and mp3 album - Ecto 2010) Read more on Last.fm.
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