Biography

There are at least 4 different artists named Float:

1) Float is Indonesian group formed by composer/singer/guitarist Hotma “Meng” Roni Simamora & guitarist Windra “Bontel” Benyamin. It all started in late January 2003 when Bontel as producer offered Meng an opportunity to make his own solo album. After some delays Bontel phoned Meng and asked him if he agreed to transform his solo album project as a band. And he did. The project then continued and Raymond Agus Saputra joined in. On August 30, 2004 Meng offered three names and FLOAT was voted the best name as it reflected the band’s emphasis on freedom of expression and their overall approach to making music. Their EP “No-Dream Land” was then released in January 2005. The music attracted filmmaker Mira Lesmana to the band and she asked them to make music to her movie “3 Hari Untuk Selamanya”. The album was released in 2007. In early 2008 each member of the group decided to run their own project and Meng continues FLOATPROJECT with his new songs. One of them titled “Waltz Musim Pelangi” has recently been released in the album “Songs Inspired by Laskar Pelangi” (MILES MUSIC).

2) Float is an electronic music project created by Vladimir Mihajlovic from Serbia’s capital Belgrade in 2008.

3) Float is a German rap project by 24 year old Sascha M. based in Naumburg/Saale near Leipzig.

4) Float was a Swedish synthpop band formed by Stefan Lindkvist & Tim Larsson.

1) Float is a group formed by composer/singer/guitarist Hotma “Meng” Roni Simamora & guitarist Windra “Bontel” Benyamin. It all started in late January 2003 when Bontel as producer offered Meng an opportunity to make his own solo album. After some delays Bontel phoned Meng and asked him if he agreed to transform his solo album project as a band. And he did. The project then continued and Raymond Agus Saputra joined in. On August 30, 2004 Meng offered three names and FLOAT was voted the best name as it reflected the band’s emphasis on freedom of expression and their overall approach to making music. Their EP “No-Dream Land” was then released in January 2005. The music attracted filmmaker Mira Lesmana to the band and she asked them to make music to her movie “3 Hari Untuk Selamanya”. The album was released in 2007. In early 2008 each member of the group decided to run their own project and Meng continues FLOATPROJECT with his new songs. One of them titled “Waltz Musim Pelangi” has recently been released in the album “Songs Inspired by Laskar Pelangi” (MILES MUSIC).

2) Float is electronic music project created by Vladimir Mihajlovic from Serbia’s capital Belgrade in 2008. Deep basslines, constantly shifting abstract sfx spiced with digitally modulated leads and glitches, melted into spacey pads and chilling dubby chords is now Float’s recognizable sound. Float merges techno, trance, house, dub, ambient and minimalistic influences into unique electronic fusion. His first project Phasetech was dedicated to harder tech-trance beats and was active until 2009.[Float] is electronic music project created by Vladimir Mihajlovic in 2008. Deep basslines, constantly shifting abstract sfx spiced with digitally modulated leads and glitches, melted into spacey pads and chilling dubby chords is now Float’s recognizable sound. Float merges techno, trance, house, dub, ambient and minimalistic influences into unique electronic fusion. His first project Phasetech was dedicated to harder tech-trance beats and was active until 2009.
http://www.myspace.com/phasetech

3) http://www.myspace.com/floatmotion

4) http://www.discogs.com/artist/Float+(2)

Edited by akunsembilan on 6 Apr 2014, 14:02

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