Unextraordinary Gentlemen

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Unextraordinary Gentlemen

Mensaje por Balian LeTarot el Lun Mar 29, 2010 5:15 pm



[Info extraída de la Wikipedia.]

Unextraordinary Gentlemen

Unextraordinary Gentlemen (UXG) is a musical project formed in Los Angeles in 2005 by bassist/keyboardist Richard Pilawski (previously with the surf punk band Sex with Lurch) & vocalist/lyricist Eric Schreeck to "...explore our love for post-punk, synth-pop, industrial & experimental music combined with the literary genre of Victorian fantasy." The project went public in early 2007, joined by Jennifer Pomerantz (of Demonika & The Darklings) on violin. The band's name is a tongue-in-cheek nod to Alan Moore's The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.

Back-story

The band has created a back-story set in a fictional area based on a mixture of Victorian England and American Old West, with the band members taking on alternate identities that relate to that back-story. In character, the band members are time travellers who have come from that past using one of Professor Mangrove's amazing inventions. Most of their songs are set in and tell stories about this fictional 19th century place, sung from the points-of-view of characters like "Clive the Barker", "Dread Penny" and "Elwood Lovekraken". A page on their website contains "The Unextraordinary Encyclopedia", a list of names, places and events in this fictional world that are referred to in their music.

Collaboration

Their song "Open Arms, Empty Air" was remixed by Vernian Process. Their song "Mr. Soot's Little Black Book" was also included on the steampunk compilation, An Age Remembered: A Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Mix (2007). Malcom Schreeck also helped write the lyrics on two songs by Vernian Process ("The Alchemist's Vision", and "Crime of the Century") and is credited with vocals on those tracks.

EPs

5 Tales From God-Only-Knows (Dec. 2007)
No Hands To Guide Us (Oct. 2008)

Y como "Open Arms, Empty Air" contó con la colaboración de Vernian Process, ahí va un directo para que juzguéis por vosotros mismos.

Open Arms, Empty Air



Más en: www.unextraordinarygentlemen.com

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Mensaje por Mss Noname el Lun Mar 29, 2010 8:15 pm

mmm pues tiene muy buena pinta.. gracias!

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Mensaje por TheSoundAlchemist el Sáb Nov 13, 2010 2:27 am

Ellos cada vez tocan mejor. Y ademas, son de lo mas amables como personas.

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