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Formed during spring 2007 in Geneva by Johann Bourquenez (piano), Raphaël Ortis (bass) and Cyril Bondi (drum) of Diatribes-fame, Plaistow released a first EP on the Swiss Insubordinations Netlabel in September 2007.Read More...
The three members met through various netaudio and improv-music networks, like eDogm and Audioactivity. The band name comes from a Squarepusher's track, “Plaistow Flex Out”, and the piano/bass/drums formation is a Jazz archetype. The Plaistow project is based on the common will to keep the energy and freedom found in free improvisation and mix it with an electronic Rock and Noise inspired vocabulary (without ommiting some visits to Steve Reich!).