Everyday through the streets of Taipei, a scientist rides his bike to his robot factory run by school children. As the technicolored lights flash by, the music of Asian Teacher Factory plays in his mind. Half way across the world in Asheville, NC, Asian Teacher Factory creates this music in their mountain haven rich with fine teas and kava. A collaborative effort to make rock music with an edgy drive through ethereal compositions, Asian Teacher Factory is a keyboard, drums and guitar trio dedicated to furthering the psychedelic mind in asian science education.
Max Melner - keys
Miles Cramer - drums
Alfonso Graceffo - guitar
“...reminiscent of post-rock acts like Tortoise and Don Caballero, but are a bit less abstract (and to some perhaps more digestible); infusing John Medeski like keyboard grooves and brightly colored trance inducing echoes that would make as great a soundtrack to a highlight reel from 2001: A Space Odyssey as it would to an American man on hallucinogenics walking through the streets of Tokyo. They often carry a looming heaviness that alludes to the earliest forms of the psychedelic art form...”