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Quotes from the press and other sources... 'A council estate version of Soft Cell' -Rough Trade 'Like Kraftwerk breakdancing in a skip full of crack-addict
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
Band/artist history
* 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
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Yes, Mechanical Cabaret have played gigs all over Europe and the UK.
Your musical influences
Synthpop, Electro, Electronic, Electroclash, Electropunk, Electrodisco, Indie, Alternative, Noise, Industrial, old Hip-Hop, Punk...
What equipment do you use?
70's synths, 80's synths, Emulators, drum machines, various effects units/pedals, Cubase, some softsynths, and my big mouth.
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