BMI has so far played mainly primitive old school ebm (EBM) and proto ebm and body-Music. Incepted in 1996 and the band cannot formally disband or quit as long as all former members are alive.
Only one live recording was released officially on tape in 9 copies originally and under yet another fake moniker. In 2006 the tape was officially ripped and recut adding one track and released on-line only here at last.fm.
Totally some 20 songs have been performed live but apart from above mentioned, none were recorded.
The band is a project with growing numbers of former members, but so far J Pelvis Melvin has been involved i all performances. All former members have the same full rights to use the name freely and equally but each own the copyrights to the songs they compose themselves under creative commons non commercial licence free for copy (correct formal copyright notice will be added). This band structure is an experimental form important to the bands purpose and it is described to work like a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
BMI publicly dates its inception to the late 70s and claims honorific equality to bands like Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft, Der Plan and Kosmonautentraum. They are known to have performed live in the late nineties in Falun and now latest in 2007.
They have also namedropped bands like Schakt Neun, State Of Mind, Q-Department and Arvid Tuba as influential artists for their later development.
Members were adopted from the immidiate vicinity of pandemic wellspring J Pelvis Melvin whenever there was a need for any. They include to this date Karl Jung , Evil Elvis , Pingo and occasional guest keyboardist Comma Counter Garver . Members have been involved in as diverse acts as Men+Mathematics, Moxie Oxid …, Acrope, Sverigelimpan, AB Ofräch, Rectal Autopsy, Q-Department and deRekum Trio.
Members and incarnations as of 2007 06 10:
J Pelvis Melvin (alias) BMI incarnations 1-4
Ensoniq ESQ-1 (equipment - machine member) BMI incarnations 1-2
Karl Jung (alias) BMI incarnation 1
Evil Elvis (alias) BMI incarnation 2
Comma Counter Garver (alias) BMI incarnation 2
Pingo (alias) BMI incarnations 3
Commodore 64 (equipment - machine member) BMI incarnations 3
i-Pod Shuffle (equipment - machine member) BMI incarnation 4
Edited by jPeMelin on 10 Dec 2007, 21:00
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