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Chrome Hoof

Chrome Hoof at the ATP Portishead Festival December 2007
Background information
Origin London, England, United Kingdom
Genres Experimental
Years active 2000-present
Labels Tritone Records
Rise Above Records
Southern Records
Associated acts Cardiacs
Cathedral
Kruton
5 Mic Cluster
Booze
Krampusz
Conmungos
Throne of Galaktakus
Wild Boar
Welvinz
Kreskin
Snidey
Knifeworld
The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble
Miasma & The Carousel of Headless Horses
Spektrum
Website MySpace profile
Members
Leo Smee

Milo Smee
Emmett Elvin
Andy "Mr. Custard" Gustard
Kavus Torabi
Emma Sullivan
Chloe Herington
Sarah Anderson
Lola Olafisoye

Chrome Hoof are an experimental orchestra based in London, England. The group was formed in 2000 by Cathedral bassist Leo Smee and his brother Milo Smee. Initially performing as a duo, their music was mostly electronic. Since the start, however, the group have continuously recruited new members playing various instruments. As of 2007, the group have about ten members and instruments such as saxophone, trumpet, bassoon, violin, guitars, bass and drums.[1]

Being a large orchestra, Chrome Hoof's music spans several diverse music genres such as metal, electro, funk, jazz, disco and chamber music. Their music has been described as progressive, futuristic and psychedelic.

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Members

  • Leo Smee - Bass/Vocals/Synth/Percussion
  • Milo Smee - Drums/Synth/Percussion
  • Emmett Elvin - Keyboards/Synth/Sampler
  • Andy "Mr. Custard" Gustard - Guitar/Percussion
  • Kavus Torabi - Guitar
  • Emma Sullivan - Trumpet/Vocals/Keyboard/Percussion
  • Chloe Herington - Bassoon/Saxophone/Percussion
  • Sarah Anderson - Violin
  • Lola Olafisoye - Vocals

Discography

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Albums

EPs

References

  1. ^ Southern Records: Chrome Hoof biography

External links


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