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[A.I.R. Session 6] Fane & Adrian Tăbăcaru – Alter Shapes

Apr 04, 2018
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Fane and Adrian Tăbăcaru joined Black Rhino Music Artist in Residence programme and produced the drum and bass track Alter Shapes. This collaboration was shaped by the fast and organic drums of Adrian and the dark atmosphere created by Fane.

Each residency aims to promote the process of collaboration, producing and recording a song. It interests us how artists work and negotiate musical ideas in order to reach a common goal. We are happy to present you the result of this session by introducing the song Alter Shapes. You can listen the full track on Soundcloud and watch the documented video of this residency on YouTube. The video version also features interviews with the artists.

You can purchase the track following our Bandcamp page.
Recordings by Marius Costache at Studio148
Mix and master by Low Freq at Black Rhino Music Studio.
Video and edit by Good stuff.

Words about Adrian Tăbăcaru:

Born in Bucharest, Romania, Adrian began drum lessons at the age of three inspired by his father’s passion for music. At the age of six, Adrian starts performing on stage at festivals across the country with his father’s band. In 1987 he attended “Dinu Lipatti” music school where he takes piano lessons and later percussion instruments. Six years later, he founded TAINE band with Andy Ionescu on guitar and vocalist. In 1999 he graduated high school and was accepted at the National Music University of Bucharest at the percussion class where he was fascinated by marimbaphone and vibraphone. During this period, Adrian continues to perform as a drummer, percussionist in orchestras and also as a soloist having a wide range of musical activities. After the graduation of the Music University, Adrian receives advanced knowledge in interactive music composition and performing arts receiving a master’s degree for his professional practices. In 2014 he founded the Electro/World/Jazz band SOUPTRIP with Tom Brandus, Adrian Buciu, Mandela Gajol, Vlaicu Golcea, Raluca Statulat and Luiza Zan. His musical inspiration comes from Classical music, Jazz Fusion, Electronic music and Progressive Rock. 

Today, Adrian is a well appreciated artists worldwide, as a drummer, musician, composer and multimedia artist, having a wide range of activities from music composition, video production, corporate events production and multimedia art installations..

Find Adrian on his Website and Facebook.

Words about Fane:

Fane is a DJ, music producers and promoter of the atmospheric and militant style of half step drum and bass. With a strong passion for the dance floor, Fane's productions are oriented through punchy drums and heavy bass lines. Former co-host off StepIn Session at Radio Grrove On, Fane launched the Nu doar bass online platform where he presents a series of guest mixes around #170 tempo.

Find Fane on Soundcloud and Facebook.

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