Super String Theory @ Night & Day, Singapore
from Mark Ujikaji:
A last minute announcement, but an exciting one nonetheless.
If you missed One Lick Less aka Julien Bancilhon at Frottage III last Sunday, here’s a clip of him in action: http://vimeo.com/27693746
And if you want a chance to catch him live in Singapore again (before he heads back to France), you’re in luck. He’ll be playing more of his self-made tabletop guitar at Night & Day bar this Friday, starting 9pm. Also on the bill is the wildly talented Jordan Johari from Under the Velvet Sky, on guzheng, zither & guitar. They’ll be playing solo sets and also improvising together — not to be missed for sure!
“Super String Theory”
One Lick Less (FR, self-made table top guitar)
Jordan Johari (SG, guzheng, zither, guitar)
9pm, Aug 19, 2011
Night & Day, 139 Selegie Road
Admission by donation
Supported by Ujikaji Records
One Lick Less, a.k.a. Julien Bancilhon, brings to audiences a powerful, haunting dynamic sound using original, lapsteel guitars of the hawaiian and american tradition as well as unique, handmade guitars built from scratch in his home in Paris, France. A psychologist working with autistics by day, Bancilhon‚Äôs dedication to his music leads him by night to compose sublime melodies, augmented sometimes with poignant lyrics, fusing the traditions of american blues and experimental folk. Inspired by his travels and an insatiable appetite for life and the people he encounters through work and play, Bancilhon began his musical journey in his late teens with hours spent enraptured by the sounds of such blues and rock greats as Skip James, John Fahey and Henry Vestine. A native of South France, the decision in the mid 2000s to perform to a wider crowd beyond close friends and family has led One Lick Less to play and sing to enthralled audiences in Europe and China. Now, he is excited to deliver his richly layered and textured sonic style to South-east Asia.
Jordan Jordan (born Rais Jordan Johari, on October 19, 1978, in Singapore) is a Malay multi-instrumentalist, experimental filmmaker, and score/song writer. Besides writing his own stuff, he also plays with Under The Velvet Sky, a Singapore based free jazz/prog rock improv band.