7. feb. 2010

Apparatjik – Electric Eye – Video & music

Apparatjik From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The members of Apparatjik as "Cubeheads" Background information Genres Experimental Rock Alternative rock Years active 2008 - Present Associated acts a-ha Coldplay Mew Website http://apparatjik.com/ Members Guy Berryman Jonas Bjerre Magne Furuholmen Martin Terefe Apparatjik (pronounced Apa-rat-chik) is a supergroup that consists of bassist Guy Berryman from Coldplay, singer/guitarist Jonas Bjerre of Mew, guitarist/keyboardist Magne Furuholmen from a-ha, and producer Martin Terefe. The band's name literal translation is 'agent of the apparatus'. Apparatjik is the Swedish word for apparatchik, which is a word of Russian origin and is used to describe 'people who cause bureaucratic bottlenecks in otherwise efficient organisations'. History The band was initially put together to a track called "Ferreting" for a charity album for Survival International called ' Songs for Survival. It was used as the theme music for the Amazon series on BBC 2. After working on the "Ferreting" track, they continued to work together in Magne Furuholmen's studio in Norway, and created more tracks that were periodically made available on their MySpace page. They also made a website, through which they released various videos and song snippets. On November 30th, they released the first official track, "Electric Eye", from their upcoming album through their website. Apparatjik made their very first live performance at the eleventh edition of club transmediale, an annual festival in Berlin, due to take place between 28th January and 7th February 2010. This first ever performance of Apparatjik took place inside a specially constructed cube at the WMF on Monday, February 1st, 2010.[1] On the same day saw the release of their debut album, titled We Are Here.[2] [edit] Band members * Jonas Bjerre – lead vocals, guitar (2008-present) * Magne Furuholmen – guitar, keyboards (2008-present) * Guy Berryman – bass (2008-present) * Martin Terefe – drums (2008-present)

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