DIRK SERRIES - electric guitar
Since his first releases in the early 80s, uncompromising
Belgian artist Dirk Serries has garnered respect from and invitations to collaborate with recognised musicians like Steven Wilson, Steve Von Till, Justin Broadrick, Cult Of Luna, Teun Verbruggen, Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle, Rene Aquarius, Dead Neanderthals, John Dikeman and Onno Govaert. He has been commisioned to write works for Dutch national television broadcaster VPRO as well as architectural festival Biënnale Rotterdam and worked on stage with the Holland Symfonia orchestra. His discography encompasses stylistically diverse releases on labels like Relapse, Projekt, Conspiracy as well as his current creative partner Tonefloat, an outfit with years of experience in vinyl editions for acts like Porcupine Tree, Robert Fripp, Theo Travis and Anja Garbarek. Over the past thirty years, he has toured extensively through Europe and the USA and performed at some of experimental music's major venues and concert spaces, as headliner or in support of Low, Mono, My Bloody Valentine, Jesu and others.
MARTINA VERHOEVEN - double bass
Apart from a number of portraits of musicians taken, Martine has mainly received critical acclaim worldwide for her photography shown CD covers. Martina Verhoeven has been working on the development of her own abstract photographic style for more than 15 years now. Musically she has been active as electric bass player in the acclaimed 3 Seconds Of Air (for Tonefloat Records) when in 2014 she switched over to double bass, forming a new quartet with Dead Neanderthals' Rene Aquarius and Otto Knokke, and guitarist Dirk Serries.
COLIN WEBSTER - sax
London based saxophonist Colin Webster is known for his duos with drummer Mark Holub, and also turntablist Graham Dunning. Colin has collaborated with many of the key figures of improvised music, including Archie Shepp, Joseph Bowie, Steve Noble, and Alex Ward, as well as burgeoning heavyweights of the underground Sheik Anorak and Dead Neanderthals.
They plays music based on the repetition of melodic and rhythmic patterns and their use as a starting point and anchor of improvisation.
Vocuhila Trio, acoustic trio for alto / bass / drums that plays a free contemporary jazz inspired particularly by the music of Ornette Coleman, Jemeel Moondoc, Charles Gayle, Jimmy Lyons, Joe and Mat Maneri.