MP3 Astrogroove - astrogroove
An improvising collective that explores Acid Jazz, Trip Hop and Jungle. Haunting textures, drum breakdowns, blistering solos, an eclectic mix of styles, sound paintings and rhythmic explorations.
9 MP3 Songs
ELECTRONIC: Experimental, ELECTRONIC: Down Tempo
An improvising collective that explores electronica , trip hop , jungle and new dance music
Formed by Richard Underhill (Shuffle Demons) in early 1997, the group features three outstanding multi-instrumentalists who never lose sight of the GROOVE.
Haunting textures, drum breakdowns, blistering solos, and acid grooving are all part of their compelling, eclectic mix of styles, sound paintings and rhythmic explorations.
Jono Grant- Fender Rhodes piano, bass, Acid effects
Great Bob Scott - Drums, octapad sampler, Jungle vocal tangents
Richard Underhill - Altered sax, sampler, groovebox, astro sounds
Jono Grant brings to AstroGroove years of album production and performance including 3 albums with Jaymz B. and the Royal Jelly Orchestra (Composer, Musical Director, Producer) Carl Strygg, John Southworth, Robbie Rox, some of the city'' s finest jazz professionals and music from dub to jungle.
Great Bob Scott is respected nationwide as one of the hardest grooving and most animated drummers in Canada. His talents have been showcased in stints with N.O. M. A. and his current involvement with the Excalceolators.
He is perhaps best know for his creative and explosive drumming work with the Look People and the Royal Jelly Orchestra, and as the charismatic music lover in the ''Songbird'' commercials.
Richard Underhill, co-founder of the Shuffle Demons, has over the past twelve years performed at over 100 Jazz, Folk, and Rock festivals in Canada, Europe and Cuba. His preference has always been the blending of different styles of music through improvisation, and he has recently begun exploring digital sound manipulation. His sampling sources include distorted animal sounds, sound effects, movie soundtracks, and groovesource albums.