SEN3 (Live) Feat MCs Crafty893 + Namesbliss
London based guitar trio SEN3 are playing original music for their debut album The Drop featuring a unique collaboration with renowned Grime MC’s Cratfy893 and Namesbliss. Reworking some classic grime with their own unique signature sound.
As jazz-informed music takes over the mainstream, an exciting new genre-surfing guitar trio have emerged from London’s musical melting pot: SEN3 – a.k.a. guitarist Max O’Donnell, bass guitarist Dan Gulino and drummer Saleem Raman. Since forming in 2014 the band have created a compelling widescreen sound-world that’s rich in melody and emotive harmonies, contemporary beat-culture and heavy riffs, all shot through with telepathic interaction on stage and in the studio. With credits as in-demand sidemen for such world-class artists as David Gilmour, Jamie Woon, Jessie Ware and Kaidi Tatham, the trio developed their sound through a two-year residency, nurturing their musical chemistry as a tightly knit guitar/bass/drums unit.
Exploring some deep-rooted jazz and fusion influences the band began to stretch out, reinventing classic songs such as ‘The Message’ by Grand Master Flash, Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirt’ and Radiohead’s ‘Ideoteque’. Synthesising these sounds, via the large-scale flourishes of Pink Floyd and Weather Report and the heaviness of Led Zeppelin, the band have also embraced heavy grooves and immersive hypnotic soundscapes.
Releasing their debut album The Drop in early 2017 to rave reviews and plenty of radio and media attention from Jazz FM, BBC Radio Scotland, Ronnie Scott’s Radio Show, Jazzwise Magazine, Dublab and www.soulandjazz.com, the band are now writing and recording new material with an EP in mind for 2018.
“Love this new Project” - Chris Philips Jazz FM
“SEN3 are in possession of a seriously unique and energetic sound - loving theses guys." -Tony Minvielle #FoldedSpace on SoulandJazz.com”
“The SEN3 album caught my attention when it was sent to me immediately. I'm not normally taken by modern jazz albums in this way but this really made me stop and wonder 'what's this?!' I fully support this exciting new project and these guys will blow up for sure!” - Rebecca Vasmant - BBC Radio Scotland
Check out SEN3's debut album on Bandcamp.
twitter/instagram - @sen3sounds
Tonight, they’ll be playing 2 sets, one instrumental and one with featured MC's...
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@crafty893 See YouTube video.
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