Name of project: Motte
Real name: Anita Clark
Age (of project): Early this year
Hometown: Lyttelton, ChCh
Associated acts: Devilish Mary and the Holy Rollers
Sounds like: Neo Classical tape delay violin. sounds like what you would imagine it would feel like to be stuck inside a hothouse in the dead of night... full of tropical plants, flying insects, and a suffocatingly humid atmosphere.
Musical guilty pleasure: 60’s Lounge and Exotica…Herb Albert, Martin Denny, Les Baxter and his Orchestra…Hawaiian Music..those 10 hour long youtube ambient tracks of running bath water, or a hairdryer. White noise.
Formative musical experience: A few Irish pub bands, The Ragamuffin Children, 6 months of Jazz School, The Eastern, Devilish Mary and the Holy Rollers, lots of studio and session work and collaborations..
Songs: Night Flyer
Composer: A. Clark
Album: Songs For Movies