Konzert mit Stanley Brinks & Freschard

Wann: Back to Calendar 1. Dezember 2016 – 2. Dezember 2016 (all-day)

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Stanley Brinks & Freschard


Wer sie beim letzten mal verpasst hat, sollte dieses mal unbedingt kommen. Und natürlich auch die, die beim letzten mal schon da waren! In Erinnerung ist einigen bestimmt noch die intime Akkustik Aftersession nach dem Konzert in der Passage des Hasenbau, wo Stanley und Freschard noch 2 Stunden für uns gesungen haben. Don´t miss!!!


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Freschard grew up in a farm in French Burgundy. She started organizing shows in the barn when she was about 12 years old. Aged 18 she moved to the big city, Paris, where she baked pies and cakes in a cafe. There, a local musician and regular customer called Andre Herman Dune wrote a few songs for her to sing. She called her first E.P. “Neon Orange”. Homeless in Paris, she saved up just enough money to get herself a ticket to New York. There she found an old electric guitar and started writing her own songs. She recorded her second e.p., „Shower Gel“, with Mike Gomez on lapsteel guitar. In 2004 she moved to Berlin, where she recorded her first LP, „Alien Duck“. Her second album, „Click Click“, recorded in 2006, features a drummer (Leo Bear Creek), and electric guitar by Stanley Brinks. On her third album, “moonstone”, she plays the drums herself. On her fourth “shh…” she also plays the flute. Her last album “boom biddy boom” is a masterpiece.
Between tours, she works as a sound engineer and records her friends‘ music. Among others she recorded “Yodels” by Stanley Brinks, “if you leave it alone” by the Wave Pictures. She has a Calypso cover band with Stanley Brinks, called Kreuzberg Museum. She’s also part of the cult band „the Fox“ with Stanley Brinks, Ariel Sharatt and Mathias Kom (aka „the Burning Hell“).


boom biddy boom
a stranger in my own home
i must be looney”, Egersund
tweet, tweet”, Egersund

Stanley Brinks


STANLEY BRINKS was born in Paris, France, in 1973. He studied a bit of biology, and worked as a nurse for a while. Half Swedish, half Moroccan, strongly inclined to travel the world, he soon started spending most of his life on the road, and developed a strong relationship with the city of New York. He also started playing the soprano sax (among other instruments) in jazz bands. He finally became a full time singer-songwriter – as André Herman Düne – in the late 1990’s. He recorded several albums and Peel sessions with his three piece indie-rock band, Herman Düne. After a decade of touring Europe, most of the time in the company of American songwriters, he finally settled in Berlin, Germany. There he grew a taste for the early carnival music of Trinidad, and in the early 21st century he became the unquestioned master of European calypso, and changed his name to Stanley Brinks.
Performing solo with a guitar or a clarinet most of the time, he also toured and recorded a lot with the Wave Pictures, Freschard, Ish Marquez, among others. In 2010, after an all-night jam with local musicians in Egersund, Norway, he started his own band: Stanley Brinks and the Kaniks. The seven-piece all acoustic band recorded “Jamaica Inn” at a nearby lighthouse. It was followed by “Alligator Twilight”, recorded in a Norwegian farmhouse in 2011. In 2012 Stanley Brinks and some Kaniks, the Flying Kaniks – violin, trombone and banjo – went to Malta and recorded “Hafna Xita”, a collection of fun dark songs, both minimal and sophisticated, very much in tune with the spirit of the island. On “Stanley Brinks hovers” (2012), the 100th album in his discography, he uses a great variety of arrangements, and somewhat classic songwriting. In “Maltese Suite” (2013) he explores the sounds and styles of a decadent Sicilian-Arabian folklore. On “Stanley Brinks Whistles” (2014) he mixes South African kwela and songwriting, and improvises on the pennywhistle. “Gin”, his third album with the British rock band The Wave Pictures, was released on Fika Records in 2014. „Robotika“ (2015) is a concept album based mostly on a Czech play about robots, featuring uneven rhythms and a Greek-tuned mandolin. „My Ass“ (2015), fourth album of Stanley Brinks with the Wave Pictures, features the pennywhistle, and a female choir.


Stanley Brinks and the Wave Pictures: „Orange Juice“
Stanley Brinks and the Kaniks, „Once in a While“, live in Egersund, Norway
Stanley Brinks and the Kaniks featuring Freschard, „The Lottery“, live in Egersund, Norway

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