Gnod (R&D) is a stripped back version of the band consisting for this outing of Gnod co founders Paddy Shine and Chris Haslam.
After 10 years of Gnod with over 40 players passing through the ranks and collaborations with the likes of Charles HAYWARD,Faust, Anthony Child and White Hills to name but a few, Gnod (R&D) is a chance to hit the road and 'research and develop' sounds , places, people and atmospheres for the next stages of future Gnod performances.
R&D will find Paddy and Chris improvising with new instruments, sounds and ideas with the option of collaborating with various musicians along the way. There will be an open stage at Gnod(R&D) shows and people are encouraged to get involved be it singing , shouting, dancing, bringing an instrument/device to the table or just simply tuning in and coming along for the rid
Massimo and Thighpaulsandra met in 2016.
Massimo being a longtime fan of Coil, and Thighpaulsandra a longtime fan of ZU, it was clear there was a common ground to go and create new music together.
After one year of meetings their first album comes out on the great belgian label Consouling Sounds in September 2017.
Echoes of Coil music and Zu music appear here and there but the duo maps an uncharted territory. This is organic electronic music.
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