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« The soft whisper of a dying membrane in an autumn morning dew rings out of this ditty hurled by riffs. A Baker, that's several faces of human being trying to coexist by oscillating between harmonies and dissonances, tensions and resolutions. »
Winter, 2014. Eaten away by the devil of rock, David Brodard (guitar and vocals) brings Christian Volery (drums) and Olivier Verleye (guitar) together, and they don't have to be asked twice to put their shoulder to the wheel. The recipe is already a promise of nice and noisy musical possibilities. However, to hold the cake dough on together, a binder is needed, and it is finally Clément Pousaz (bass) who adds his two cents.
In autumn, 2015. The recipe for a Baker is ready: now the whole has to be to mixed, energetically kneaded and the oven warmed up!
A creative workflow is instinctively set up: Olivier writes the lyrics and composes the songs, which then get gone through the mill by the whole band. This cooking way bestows a strong integrity to a Baker's music while representing each members’ personality.
Given the musicians’ diverse backgrounds, from rock to reggae, through punk rock, ska, metal and blues, a Baker doesn't fit in a given musical genre. It bakes fine pastries which, even if some ingredients are sometimes recognisable, have a unique flavour thanks to a completely home- and hand-made process. To reassure classification enthusiasts, a Baker is a kind of blend of post-pop rock and 90's noise/indie with a hint of stoner. To listen to it is the best way to know what it is....
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