Nine Rain: Rain of Fire: Presscuts
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Release Date: 01.09.2001
TT Catalogue No: 4455
In the mid 90s Nine Rain was founded by Steven Brown in Mexico City, but long
before, between 1977 and 1985, this keyboard-player and saxophonist from San
Francisco enjoyed cult-status in the USA and Europe with the group Tuxedomoon.
At that time the progressive quartet moved with its own sense of identity and
style between punk and artistry, electronics and world jazz. After the dissolution
of Tuxedomoon, Steven Brown moved to Mexico, to immerse himself in its culture
and everyday life. His reputation as an avant-garde pop-pioneer has been reinforced
by his playing in Nine Rain. Together with the German electronics' specialist
Nikolas Klau and the Mexicans José Manuel Aguilera and Alejandro Herrera,
he has been tracing relationships between Latin American grooves and European
jazz, underground rock and imaginary film-music. ... read more "
www.culturebase.net, Norbert Krampf