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Seeking keys/synth/programmer to join alt-rock band
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Surround Me In Shadows

  • Type m4a | Uploaded Tue, 15 Sep 2009 03:08:20 +0100
  • File size 3,343.21 Kylobytes | Track # 2
  • Year 2009 | Album Demo 09
  • Genre Metal | Comments

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SEEKING

Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Electronic Music.

ABOUT

We’re seeking someone well-versed with keys/synth to join our band. Genre is alternative/electronic rock with elements of new wave, post-rock & alt-R&B. Someone with skills in production/composition and live sequencing would be ideal and if you have your own transport/gear, then that’s a definite bonus. We’re based in London and the surrounding areas. The project began in 2018 with all material written/produced by myself. We’re looking to expand and make it a more collaborative effort in developing the sound both on release and with performance. Regarding the latter, we’re big fans of how songs can be reinterpreted for live use which keeps it interesting.

Moving forward, we hope to demo ideas in home studios and take them in studio when they’re ready. We also hope to begin rehearsing for gigs toward the end of the year ready for performance when live shows have returned. We have an eclectic melting pot of influences with a specific vision for it and to take it as far as it can go. We’re very committed; although we want this to be a band and not a business; creativity and having fun with it are of the utmost importance. The band is currently myself (I’ll be heading up vocals, rhythm guitar and some FX live) a lead guitarist/backing vocalist, a bassist with some experience of live sequencing aswell and we’re figuring out drummers (who can do studio and/or commit to performances).

Link to listen to all material so far is here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2pxCN22MHxkJTy1NL3GMUA?si=vAWe-P2DTBKkU1qJ5ZOgSw

Our influences include: The Cure, Massive Attack, Placebo, Portishead, Morcheeba, M83, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Radiohead/Thom Yorke/Jonny Greenwood/Ed O'Brien, Depeche Mode, Foals, Sonic Youth, Bjork, Goldfrapp, Tears for Fears, The National, Ghostpoet, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Black Queen, James Blake, RY X, FKA Twigs, Frank Ocean, Deftones/Crosses/Team Sleep, Joy Division, Santigold, Lana Del Rey, LCD Soundsystem, Cult of Luna/Khoma, Explosions in the Sky, Russian Circles, Bloc Party, Lorn, Bon Iver, Kraftwerk, Telefon Tel Aviv, Sigur Ros, Caribou, Nine Inch Nails/Alessandro Cortini, A Perfect Circle/Tool/Puscifer, Death Grips, TV on the Radio, Wild Beasts, SOHN, Tusks, Smashing Pumpkins, The Internet, Christine and the Queens, Big Black Delta, NZCA Lines, Snow Ghosts, Rival Consoles, The Horrors, Trentmoller, The Kills, Soulwax, Autolux, Vok, Grimes, Sampha, Haelos, Mogwai, Art School Girlfriend, The Haxan Cloak, various film scores and more.

Please PM if you’re interested. We’re hard working but also fun loving people who love to talk music and things over a drink every now and then ???? Hope you’re all safe and well and hopefully hear from some of you soon!

Take care. Rob

Screen name:
Wacey88
Member since:
Jul 01 2009
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
2
Tend to practice:
1 time per week