Patty Smith and Iggy Popper joins Skew Siskin
“We’re totally psyched that this is finally happening. During November and December Ivan is on some kind of bizarre punktour in the eastern part of Europe just for the fun of it and we found out that he has some offdays when we play Berlin. So we invited him to swing over to Berlin and share the stage with us. I mean, he has a song on our current album “Peace Breaker” and now I can’t wait to play it with him live. He really knows Rock’n Roll and he’s one of those players you can create this hardedged Rock ‘n Roll guitar sound with”, says Skew Siskin’s guitarist Jim Voxx.
As a fixture in the 70's New York rock scene, Ivan played with many notables, including Debbie Harry/Blondie, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, glam band Luger, David Peel and the Lower East Side, John Cale, Chris Spedding, Band of Outsiders and various underground artists.
Some of Ivan's work with the Andy Warhol scene are captured in the films "The Foreigner", "Subway Riders", "Night Lunch", "Unmade Beds", and "Blank Generation".
Ivan co-wrote with Patti Smith for her debut album, Horses, and remained with her for 4 albums, and over 15 tours. In 1980, he collaborated with Iggy Pop for 2 albums, and 10 tours which included Glen Matlock of Sex Pistols, and Brian James of the Damned.
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