MANIKIN TIME SHARK / Bio
SPACE – DRUMS/SEQUENCES
GOLLY GOSHER - GUITAR
SAXY ELLIE – SAX/VOCALS
JOHN MCGOWAN – FLUTE/POTRY
PONYTRON – SYNTH/SAMPLES
EMAIL – email@example.com
SOUNDCLOUD – www.soundcloud.com/manikintimeshark
MYSPACE – www.myspace.com/manikinshark
TWITTER – www.twitter.com/manikintime
YOU TUBE – www.youtube.com/manikintimeshark
‘Manikin Time Shark,’ started as a live PA in 2004, originally called ‘Blacksnow.’ The previous releases were ‘Blacksnow 1,2,3&4’ (EP’s)
The style is an interesting form of ‘Up-Beat Dance’ music, fused with Progressive Rock, and performed with instruments (Such as Sax and Flute) Compositions are with Modal harmonies, and highly influenced by Electronic/Psychedelic bands such as Ozric Tentacles and Gong.
The band first developed, with new musicians on lead instruments such as John Mcgowan (Flute), who joined in 2009. Since then they performed at many local venues, and events such as the Black History Exhibition, Bournespring Centre and, People Moving People, The Winchester. They also performed as backing band for Space Ace Robot (with Space, on vocals).
The band then adopted some more new members such as ‘Crazy space Synth. master - Ponytron (From - Mothership Oracle), and Joe Thomas (Bass). There are several live videos and versions available of there new gigs and studio material.
In 2010, the band renamed themselves as ‘Manikin Time Shark,’ and continued in the studio working on their latest material, such as the ‘Kroft (Live-Studio) sessions. Radio/Online play including ‘Airadio – DJ Designsteve, and Aural Innovations – Space Rock Radio Show, America . Releases also include Remixed tracks by Damian Maguire (Space), such as ‘Adrenaline (Remix).
Other multi-media projects include animation videos such as Kick Ass and some of their members acted in the Vortex (‘Sci-Fi Film Project – also featuring Manikin Time Shark’s music). The band also perform sometimes with projections and stage merchandise (In league with Magic Cloud productions and ‘Dave Meyers)
With a new line up in 2011, including musicians including Heavy Rock enthusiasts Golly (Guitar) and Nick (Bass), last years performances include the festivals, Kozmik Kens Psychedelic Dream Festival, Devon (2011), and ‘Boscombe Community Fair (2011).
Now with their latest member ‘Anthony Bristow (Bass), their most recent gig dates include Space Ritual – support, at Mr Kyps, which was a huge success (Video online – www.youtube.com/manikintimeshark), and an ongoing residency with Forbidden Planet (since 2010) (Lights/DJ/Sound/Film Visuals – by Conrad – from Solid Air). Recently, Manikin Time Shark have just finished their latest album. Recent broadcasts include on Starship Overflow. They have also been performing at festivals over the summer including Mayhem in the Meadows .
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- Electronica / FUNK / Experimental
- BOURNEMOUTH, UK
- Ozric Tentacles