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The Somnambulist is a music project which combines the input of an international musicians’ collective with unique, ever changing interpretations in an approach to view art and music as the transient infinite medium it is.
Their intent to both respectfully acknowledge and surpass definitions and boundaries of style are a key element as to why it seems difficult, even nonsensical to put a label on their work. If pinned down, they have been known to combine characteristics from Psych Rock to Jazz, Indie to Experimental and seek to follow in the steps of renowned musicians such as Zappa, Tool, Dead Can Dance, Radiohead, Nick Cave or Tom Waits, while carving out their very own name and place in the contemporary European music scene. They have been deemed by critics as following in the tradition of Berlin created innovative music as done by Bowie, Brian Eno and Iggy Pop since the late 70’s: from Goth to Afrobeat, from Psychedely to Jazz, from Punk to Progressive, The Somnambulist use the genres like the keys of a piano, a colour palette for innovative textures of moods and emotions, in order to bring to life a new way to understand the pop/rock song, where past, present and future can paradoxically coexist.