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Steve Belkin
aka BIO, Belkrock
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This is your brain on R.I.O.
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Geographical location:
Brooklyn, NYC, Amerika
Other contact information:
AIM: Softmachine70
Progressive Ears: Nirvanaformice
October 20.1983
Enjoy these Styles and musical qualities:
Beat, Canterbury, Difficult, Electronic, Folk, Kosmiche or Kraut Rock, Improvisational, Jazz, Humor, Modern Classical, Noise/Industrial/Urban, RIO, Symphonic, Traditional, Space, Psychedelic, Zeuhl, Theatrical
Other styles/genres/qualities of music that I like not listed above:
Avant Fuckery, Quirk, Dissonance, Angular Charts, Acid Folk, Free Jazz, Downtown (NYC), Variations on Klez, Post Rock, Shoegaze Rock, Post Punk, minimalism, Symphonic Black Metal, Technical Death Metal,etc...
Favorite or well-respected bands/artists
The Cream of da Crop..Henry Cow, Magma, Incredible String Band, Television, Soft Machine, Hatfield and the North, Van Der Graaf Generator, My Bloody Valentine, King Crimson, Captain Beefheart, Zappa, Comus,This Heat, Faust, Amon Düül II, Robert Wyatt, Albert Marcoeur, Arti e Mesteri, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Miles Davis, Coltrane, Mingus, Aksak Maboul, Beach Boys, Beatles, Caravan, Stormy Six, Etron Fou Leloublan, Nick Drake, Tim Buckley, Fela Kuti, Mutantes, Matching Mole, Picchio dal Pozzo, PFM, Slapp Happy, Thinking Plague, Agitation Free, Terry Riley, Jefferson Airplane....
Dislike these Styles and musical qualities:
Mainstream/Accessible/Pop, New Age
Musical styles or qualities that I do not like:
Meaningless Bombast, Shameless compromise,"Proggy" Prog.
Undergraduate Student at Queens College of the City University of New York.
Other musical activities:
Celebrated bassoon God and preeminent poet/lyricist of the sensational "EVIL PIXIES". Also, I occasionally collaborate with Michael Reiss and compose exquisite baroque pop.
Hobbies / obsessions:
Music, Brewski, Coffee, Takin' care of the ladies, Indian and Middle Eastern Food, Evolution, Sociology of Religion, Urban Demography, Urban Planning, NY Mets, and of course blinging my domepiece!
Other comments:
I am an aspiring Urban Planner, and will hopefully be pursuing my PHD at a NY university in the near future.