Geert also joined VOMITO NEGRO when Guy Van Mieghem remixed the PANGEA song Permafrost a while after he broke up the collaboration with Gin Devo in 2002. Six years later, IC 434 finally released its latest album BACTERIATE on the German record label INFACTED RECORDINGS, resulting in a n° 42 position in the Deutsche Alternative Charts for the total of 2008 - only FRONT 242 did a little bit better as Belgian band. BACKGROUND As you can expect from the name of the project, the lyrics mainly contain astronomical descriptions, linked with very personal experiences Geert had with death and mental pain - all lyrics are autobiographic and may be taken litteraly. The mysteries on our planet and in the universe also have an important place in the lyrics, just as animal rights, nature in general and the sickness of our society. The IC 434 sound is still completely based on the 80's Korg M1, with only a couple of additional samples.
This doesn't mean that the band tends to create a typical old school sound, but just a kind of timeless dark electronic and 'danceable' music, combining elements from now and earlier days. Well known for the strong live act, IC 434 is currently supported on stage by Nicolas Van Meirhaeghe aka. Sal-Ocin from EMPUSAE, THIS MORN' OMINA and TZOLK'IN. Just a little remark left. Geert de Wilde changed the name of IC 434 temporarily into OBEDIENCE the summer of 2003.
Nicolas Van Meirhaeghe joined Geert de Wilde at that moment, and together they would work out the new OBEDIENCE songs. Nevertheless, a year after the name change, the interest in the old IC 434 was still big and seemed to grow, even. This, and a lot of practical problems, led to the decision to restart IC 434 and to consider OBEDIENCE as an other, independent, project. The only OBEDIENCE song that was released so far is the remix of Ladykiller Geert made for HOCICO that was released on their album Hate Never Dies. REMIXES Brainleisure - Crawl In Vain (IC 434 remix) Experiment Haywire - Mean Enough Hot Enough (IC 434 remix) - tbr. Grandchaos - God Is Dead (IC 434 remix) Hocico - Ladykiller (Obedience - aka.
IC 434 - remix) Implant - The Age Of Experiment (Space Lab remix by Pangea) - tbr. Neikka RPM - Find A Way (IC 434 remix) Psy'Aviah - Anger Management (IC 434 retake) Psy'Aviah - Broken Child (IC 434 remix) COLLABORATIONS Nebula-H featuring Pangea - Andalusiòn Suicide Commando - Mortal Combat Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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