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AntiQuark is on CHybernation, the Krisma compilation! http://antiquarknews.wordpress.com/2011/09/26/antiquark-coversong-in-krisma-chybernation/
Here is the calendar for October-November Euro Tour.
Interview by Ruud Dreessen aka ebm-industrial.nl 26-04-2010 from The Netherlands
Here is AntiQuark band page on facebook, please join! http://www.facebook.com/pages/AntiQuark/350419469276?ref=ts
Here is a video of AntiQuark live at Ruby Room San Diego on March 14th, 2010. Song: Shameless. Thanks to Dominique Guillochon for filming.
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Artist: AntiQuark Song: “Drawer 4” (from the CD Skydancer) Heard by: Rick Tiland I think it’s industrial and original. It sounds almost retro ’80s with a new-age influence. I liked it a lot, actually. I’d like to know more about the artist and where they’re from. I would say they’re similar to Rob Zombie, Nine Inch Nails, maybe Tool. I think one of the lyrics was, “Leave my mansion.” The person seemed frustrated. Maybe it was a long night at a party and there were still a lot of people at the house and he just wants everyone to get out of his hair. Maybe the mansion is his head. Maybe he’s a frustrated artist who’s sick of people. I think they’re a little bit ahead of their time, so I think they might have some difficulty getting enough mainstream [exposure].
Ant describes her association and experiences with two types of communities. First, she laments that although she enjoys San Diego, the community within musicians has been discouraging. She has tried to reach out and unite other electronic artists and has not had been satisfied with the outcome. The music community here, in comparison with Europe is much more private and not as social. This can be a detrimental quality as social networking can lead to unique opportunities and synergy, and the case of activism through music, the voices of many versus one can make more of an impact. Next, she describes her involvement with the general community. AntiQuark has played many charity shows advocating several causes such as women’s rights, gay pride, and animal rights. Aside from her musical statements and support projects, Ant is furthermore committed to the conservation of the marine animals, especially sharks. A friend of animals, she also works as a volunteer for a rescue association in San Diego..
Ant Dakini’s determination and motivation are a great inspiration to many women and are even more sincere because they root from intrinsic sources. It is clear that she enjoys what she does, whether it is in her career life or in her free time. She has utilized her talent without degrading the content and her creativity which is a feat in itself. To many, this is what constitutes true art.