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Uberschall

Uberschall

Genres: Ambient, Experimental/Noise, Rock
Web site: http://www.myspace.com/lasvegasuberschall

Überschall came about through discussion when a member of Blue Man Group, Elvis Lederer, got together with several other Blue Man musicians, including Jordan Cohen, Phil Leavitt [formally of Dada) and Jeffrey Brown, about creating an improv band. His goal was to create an ambient tribal sound. The basis behind the music became meditative featuring slow, morphing changes with not one individual stand-out voice. The members ended up creating a huge sound in which everyone plays an equal role. They eventually added musicians Todd Waetzig, Mike Burns and Aki Ishihara. It has since evolved, with different members now in the band.

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Musicians:
Jordan Cohen – Drums
Todd Waetzig – Drums
Jeff Tortora – Drums
Charles Henry Garland III – Guitar
Elvis Lederer – Guitar
Wickett – Bass
Formed:
2006, Las Vegas, NV
Influences
Nietzsche, Peter Sellers, Atari, the unfrozen-German-caveman-lawyer, old ham, Stanley Rubik's cube.
Current status
Performing the last Sunday of every month at Double Down Saloon.