GeneralAs well as making music, I make pictures! I work in acrylic paint on canvas, make prints and reliefs, and some sculptures out of junk. Favourite artists: Max Ernst, Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Joan Miro, Louise Borgeouis, Hannah Hoch, Paula Rego, and countless anonymous artists from Africa, Central America, Ancient Egypt, Tibet, and so on.
MusicI have my own band, The Demi-Monde. I have previously played in Swell Maps, Television Personalities, Bee Vamp, Palookas, Househunters, Olives Hairy Custard The Long Decline and Angel Racing Food. I listen to: Firey Furnaces, P.J.Harvey, Kevin Ayres and Robert Wyatt, Staple Singers, Spirit, Gong, Chrome Hoof, Screamin Jay Hawkins, Sun Ra, Jim Hendrix, Van der Graaf Generator, early blues, Tiraniwen, Ali Farqua Torre, Mum & Amina from Iceland Espers, Fairport Convention, Moondog, Lubricated Goat, Shirley Collins, Hidegarde von Bingen, Leonard Cohen
MoviesMost films by Ingmar Bergman, Pedro Almodovar, Luis Bunuel, Pasolini and Fellini, Children Of Men, If...(Lindsay Anderson), the work of Akira Kurosawa (Kagemusha, Throne Of Blood, etc), Nosferatu (original and remake!) Kronos & others by by Del Toro, Performance, Freaks most films by John Walters the work of Tim Burton and David Lynch early Fritz Lang flicks El Topo Jan Swankmeyer's animations
BooksJ.G.Ballard, Phillip. K. Dick, William Burroughs, Damon Runyon, Emile Zola, Kurt Vonnegut, Gunter Grasse, Hunter S Thompson, Flann O'Brien, "Confederacy Of Dunces" John Kennedy Toole Marquez, Borges, Isabel Allende, Juvenal ("The Satires of...") Baldo by Folengo
HeroesNo More Heroes!
About me:Musician, artist, performer. See hear my band's music at: www.myspace.com/joweheadandthedemimonde Check out more information and discography at: www.televisionpersonalities.co.uk/jowe.htm http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JoweHead. www.indiestore.com/angelracingfood www.topplers.co.uk ..
Who I'd like to meet:I like to meet other music-makers with similar interests, especially those who play unusual instruments including: brass players, woodwind, harpists, cellists, harpsichordists, exotic percussion, theremin/electronics. glass harmonica, etcetera. I'd like to meet other artists, who would like to collaborate on exhibitions around europe and the rest of the world. Also, I'd like to collaborate with people who are into doing more unconventional multi-media performances!
- Status: Single
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini