Genre blending and audience crossing drummer/percussionist Eric Thielemans (Tape Cuts Tape) is proud to present a brand new, exciting combo together with Rudy Trouvé (ex-dEUS, Tape Cuts Tape, Gore Slut, Kiss My Jazz), Mauro Pawlowski (ex-dEUS, Evil Superstars), Roman Hiele and Jean-YvesEvrard.
Vinyl version silkscreen printed sleeve, limited to 300 worldwide
A1. Ode aan Ornette
A2. Druids Shaker
A3. Powercut Blues
B1. Les Méchaniques
B2. British Airways
B3. The Raylan Denard Stump
B4. Out of Love Town
Genre blending and audience crossing drummer/percussionist Eric Thielemans is proud to present a brand new, exciting combo together with Rudy Trouvé , Mauro Pawlowski , Roman Hiele and Jean-Yves Evrard . With this eclectic band ET sets out to explore, or rather rub against the obscure repertoire by Jazz masters such as Ornette Coleman, Alice Coltrane, Sun Ra and Albert Ayler .
Are The Mechanics a Jazz combo?
The Mechanics don’t know. As of yet, The Mechanics have no real memory of their own. What they do know is that they are impatient to check out the mechanics behind those musics that tick their tock. They will do so as they are feathered. In colours, primal and expressive. And what better way to understand something than by breaking it and then trying to fix it .
Tagging The Tag :
The Ex, Liquid Liquid, Ornette Coleman, Sun Ra, James Chance, Alice Coltrane, Aphex Twin, Roland Kirk, John Cage, The Love Substitutes, Hiele, Evrard, Trouvé, Pawlowski & Thielemans.
The Mechanics is an exciting new band operating out of Antwerp, home base to bands and musicians such as dEUS, Evil Superstars, Dead Man Ray, Chantal Acda, Tape Cuts Tape, Gruppo Di Pawlowski, The Love Substitutes, Kiss My Jazz, Mâäk’s Spirit, … .
The Mechanics bring together 2 generations of musicians out of the avant jazz, improv, rock, songwriter and electronics scenes. Mixed into an exciting cocktail of energies childishly bald and raw, maturely tender and constructive, spiritually curious and rocking loud with electronic burning sonic edges.
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