Quotes from the press and other sources...
'an extravagant mix of 80's attitude with pulsating Electroclash... unusual synth-pop' - Depeche Mode.de
'Roi is just about the greatest nutcase the English Rock scene have witnessed in the last 20 years' - Salem, In Punk We Trust Inc. Fanzine
'A council estate version of Soft Cell' -Rough Trade
'Viciously spiky synth-punk' - Mixmag Magazine
'Like Kraftwerk breakdancing in a skip full of crack-addicts shit' - Katscan (band)
'If Marilyn Manson deals with arousal, then Mechanical Cabaret are full penetration' - Vision Thing (website)
'Delightful' - Trust The Dj (website)
'Take a dash of Punk ethic, chuck in a substantial measure of odd pop glamour, a sprinkling of bleeping electronics and shake vigorously in the style of the late Fad Gadget and the resulting saucy cocktail is called Mechanical Cabaret' - DSO.com
* Mechanical Cabaret is the alter ego of Roi.
* It is the name used to represent Roi's music and lyrics, whether that be as a live band or solo act on stage.
* The Mechanical Cabaret 'Live band' currently comprises of: Roi on vocals and synths, with Steve Bellamy on synths and hitting things
* Based in London
Yes, Mechanical Cabaret have played gigs all over Europe and the UK.
Synthpop, Electro, Electronic, Electroclash, Electropunk, Electrodisco, Indie, Alternative, Noise, Industrial, old Hip-Hop, Punk...
70's synths, 80's synths, Emulators, drum machines, various effects units/pedals, Cubase, some softsynths, and my big mouth.