LEGENDARY PINK DOTS

Montag 17.09.2007 21:00 hosted by innpuls
LEGENDARY PINK DOTS

LEGENDARY PINK DOTS

The Legendary Pink Dots formed 1980 in London. In 1984 the band transplanted itself to Amsterdam The core members of the group are vocalist/songwriter/keyboardist Edward Ka-Spel and keyboardist Phil Knight.
Their music touches on elements of neo-psychedelia, ambient music, electronic music, tape music, industrial, psych folk, synth-pop and goth rock, with a distinctly experimental/avant-garde bent; their sound has evolved over time and remains distinctive, making it difficult to place the group into a concise style or genre. The group in general (and Ka Spel's lyrics and singing in particular) have earned comparisons to Pink Floyd and Syd Barrett; the group has also been compared to a lot of classics seventies deranged bands as Can, Faust, Brainticket, Magma or Neu! (of whom they do their only cover). A very important fact is that a lot of the most original-experimental-alternative music of the last ten years, have some Pink Dots influence. As Velvet Undergroud where crucial for the late seventies Punk Scene, the Pink Dots are crucial for the newest still non classificated true-original music scene -