Andy Smith is a bass player, producer, and one half of electropunk duo Feral Five, played by the likes of musician and Bella Union founder Simon Raymonde, Eddy Temple-Morris and Steve Lamacq.
Among his credits are the score for independent feature ‘Patient 17’, choral contributions to Mercury Nominees Sweet Billy Pilgrim’s album ‘Crown & Treaty’, and music for the film ‘Dressed As A Girl’. Along with co-writer Kat Five, his work has appeared numerous times on BBC Radio 6.
The Besnard Lakes @ Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton, November 2015.
Test Dept - Total State Machine book launch, 16th July 2015, Rough Trade East. Q & A chaired by Luke Turner, The Quietus. Live re-working of Test Dept classics by Scanner.
“Back to the present now; as opposed to the future”, says Blancmange’s Neil Arthur, backed by his three piece. Like a nonchalant Lancastrian time traveller, this inventor of EDM, materialises onstage to a wild enthusiasm, that almost takes him by surprise.