Nash the Slash Dead at 66
In 1976 he was a co-founder of Canadian prog outfit FM and appeared on their debut album Black Noise. He rejoined the band in 1983 and remained until 1996. As a solo artist he's best remembered for 1981 mini-album Decomposing, which was designed to be played at any speed.
He played violin, mandolin, harmonica and glockenspiel, among other instruments. His compositions include soundtracks for silent movies, audiovisual collaborations with surrealist artist Robert Vanderhorst - who confirmed his colleague's death. more on this story
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