7 Nov 2015

Introducing: Elan Vital

From Introducing, 3:45 pm on 7 November 2015
Élan vital (L-to-R Renée Catherine, Nikolai Sim, Danny Brady)

Élan vital (L-to-R Renée Catherine, Nikolai Sim, Danny Brady) Photo: Nina Harrap

Name of project: Élan vital
Real name: Renee Barrance, Danny Brady, Nikolai Sim
Age (of project): 5 months
Hometown: Dunedin
Associated acts: Danny: Death and The Maiden, Thought Creature,
Renee: The Hairdos, Canyon Spree
Nikolai: Terrified, Koyla,Scattered brains of the lovely union
Sounds like: Cold wave, post punk, dark disco
Musical guilty pleasure: Danny: Cheesy house music, U2 Joshua Tree. (The production though). The Chipmunks pitched down.
: Paula Abdul
Formative musical experience: Danny: Watching Nirvana tear s***t up at the MTV music awards.
Renee: Being an 80s' baby growing up with 80s music videos and dancing along

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