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Chris Fox
aka Nosebone
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Helmet of Gnats
My band's website.
Geographical location:
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Other contact information:
3 / 27 / 62
Enjoy these Styles and musical qualities:
Canterbury, Difficult, Folk, Improvisational, Jazz, Modern Classical, RIO, Symphonic, Traditional, Blues, Psychedelic, Zeuhl
Other styles/genres/qualities of music that I like not listed above:
60s & 70s pop,traditional country/bluegrass, Film/TV Soundtrack, classic rock
Favorite or well-respected bands/artists
Frank Zappa, Miles Davis, King Crimson, Gentle Giant, Univers Zero,John Coltrane,Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Alice Cooper, David Bowie, Moving Gelatine Plates, Black Sabbath, Present, National Health, Brand X, Magma, Herbie Hancock, Joni Mitchell, Steely Dan, Allman Brothers, Area,Albert Marcoeur,Jeff Beck, The Beatles, Steve Coleman, 5uu's, Thinking Plauge, Cro Magnon, Eric Dolphy, JS Bach, Witold Lutoslawski, Steve Reich,Gyorgy Ligeti,Olivier Messiaen, Ennio Morricone,Bela Bartok, Charles Ives etc., etc.
Dislike these Styles and musical qualities:
Noise/Industrial/Urban, Mainstream/Accessible/Pop, Musique Concrète, New Age, Theatrical
Musical styles or qualities that I do not like:
Most mainstream "product". If it got no soul than it ain't for me!
Other musical activities:
I'm a guitarist/composer for the prog/fusion band Helmet of Gnats, currently learning how to play the drums.
Hobbies / obsessions:
Mostly practicing, writing and performing music....but I also manage to squeeze in family time, movies, books & exercise.
Other comments:
Sometimes I feel like Lon Chaney Jr. in "The Wolf Man". Prog is a blessing and a curse....with that in mind, I soldier on!