Constantly defying classification, THE RESIDENTS have been regarded as icons in the world of experimental music for almost fifty years. In addition to their groundbreaking work in the areas of trance, world fusion, electronica, punk, industrial and lounge music, the group has also been credited with being among the originators of performance art and music video, with their videos included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Their lengthy career has also taken them into the world of film and television music, having scored numerous films and TV series as well as several projects for MTV.
More recently, based on their widely acclaimed 1988 album, God in 3 Persons, The Residents, in collaboration with noted video artist John Sanborn, created a major multimedia performance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Jan 24 & 25, 2020. In addition, based on the recently discovered recordings of Alvin Snow, aka Dyin' Dog, the group completed their 49th studio album, METAL, MEAT & BONE. In january, 2023, The Residents will begin the celebration of their 50th Anniversary (one year late due to Covid) by embarking on a European tour, featuring the music of Alvin Snow along with a revised version of Duck Stab, one of the band's most popular albums. Check out live updates here.
And finally, the group has just completed their long-awaited feature film, Triple Trouble. After entering the film into the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, The Residents are thrilled to soon bring the movie to a theater or drive-in near you.