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Molecules - The Molecules where formed in Oakland, Ca in 1990. The Molecules have toured many times in North America, Europe and Asia. We have released 6 CDs the newest one Called Friends, which is a CD of new music and a DVD of past performances.

The memebers are Ron Anderson - guitar, voice, trumpet, Keys Thomas Scandura - drums John Shuriba - bass, voice. Past members Chris Millner - bass, voice Ryo - bass

Around 1990 there where very few bands in the world doing what the Molecules where doing, the Boredoms/Ruins come to mind. The influence was to take all the music that we liked and try to do something new. Free Jazz and Improvisation, Punk and Hardcore, Prog-rock, performance art, 20 Century Classical music, New York in the 80’s. All the CDs were recorded on 8-track studio in Oakland, CA. Some people called the music No-Fi, some called it Free Rock, Punk-Prog, Avant-rock, some people just called it shit. The basic ideas: take highbrow art and make it lowbrow, make it Ugly, make it “rock”, make it not “rock”, play beyond one’s own limitations, make it wrong.

Edited by Vidreven on 24 Apr 2011, 07:30

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