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Sjef Öllers
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Geographical location: Sittard, Limburg, the Netherlands
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DOB: March 24, 1969
Enjoy these Styles and musical qualities: Canterbury, Difficult, Folk, Kosmiche or Kraut Rock, Jazz, RIO, Psychedelic, Zeuhl
Other styles/genres/qualities of music that I like not listed above: jazz rock / fusion
Favorite or well-respected bands/artists Moving Gelatine Plates, Etron Fou Leloublan, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Frank Zappa/Mothers of Invention, Captain Beefheart (plus Magic band), Early Banco del Muttuo Soccorso, Early Amon Düül II, Van der Graaf Generator / Peter Hammill, Samla Mammas Manna, Area, Picchio dal Pozzo, Soft Machine, King Crimson, National Health, Gentle Giant, There are a lot more, but I will stop here.
Dislike these Styles and musical qualities: Heavy Metal, Mainstream/Accessible/Pop, New Age
Musical styles or qualities that I do not like: Most neo-progressive. Loads of plastic and/or cheesy sounding digital keyboards. Slickness in music in general.
Occupation(s): Scientist (analytical chemist)
Other musical activities: Nothing really worthy of mention
Hobbies / obsessions: * The combined or singular pleasures of trekking/mountain walking, animal and/or bird watching, photography and travelling.
* Literature/philosophy
* Movies especially French and Italian cinema from late 50s to early 80s
* Ehh...Music
Other comments: Anyone hungry for more should e-mail me.