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Random Recipe

Hip-Hop/Rap

Montreal QC CANADA

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Random Recipe's name truly and simply suits their sound. With a fine mixture of human warmth, originality and musical inspiration from all over the world, Random Recipe was able to slip away from the attribution of a specific music tag by opening their horizon and offering a playful journey to the world. By doing so, the Montreal based band easily flirts with folk, hip-hop, bossa-nova, electro, tri-hop, lullaby, jazz, kazoo and much more while never losing their way. The result comes in perfectly crafted songs bursting of sweet reminders of their Italian, Quebecois, Louisiana and Chinese roots and inspirations of the moment (Language Studies, International Studies, choir singing, violin, stop-motion, poutine, origami, travelling, milk-shakes, etc.) In a linear way, the story of Random Recipe grew out of a friendship between singer and guitarist Frannie and beat-boxer and rapper Fab, who met at a show in 2005. The duo then started jamming and began freestyling on the streets for fun. Following a fateful performance at a monthly open mic event at Quai des Brumes and the warm reception they received from the public, Random Recipe became an official act and launched these girls into this crazy trip! Vincent and Liu-Kong later join the ranks of the band and gave the duo the power to become a complete band. Strong from an excellent reputation the band built up in the past couple of years, mostly from their improvised shows in the street and subway of Montreal and famously with the one during FME at Morasse Poutine around 2AM last year, Random Recipe is proud to present Fold it! Mold it!, their first full-length album launched in stores in September 2010 on Bonsound Records. Random Recipe's name truly and simply suits their sound. With a fine mixture of human warmth, originality and musical inspiration from all over the world, Random Recipe was able to slip away from the attribution of a specific music tag by opening their horizon and offering a playful journey to the world. By doing so, the Montreal based band easily flirts with folk, hip-hop, bossa nova, electro, trip-hop, lullaby, jazz, kazoo and much more while never losing their way. The result comes in perfectly crafted songs bursting of sweet reminders of their Italian, Quebecois, Louisiana and Chinese roots and inspirations of the moment (Language Studies, International Studies, choir singing, violin, stop-motion, poutine, origami, travelling, milk-shakes, etc.). In a linear way, the story of Random Recipe grew out of a friendship between singer and guitarist Frannie and beat-boxer and rapper Fab, who met at a show in 2005. The duo then started jamming and began freestyling on the streets for fun. Following a fateful performance at a monthly open mic event at Quai des Brumes and the warm reception they received from the public, Random Recipe became an official act and launched these girls into this crazy trip! Vincent and Liu-Kong later join the ranks of the band and gave the duo the power to become a complete band. Random Recipe created a considerable hype building a strong profile within Montreal's fertile music scene as well as playing many shows around the Quebec province and at international festivals (Montreal Jazz Fest., Pop Montreal, Festival d'Été de Québec, CMW, NXNE, Fringe Festival, CMJ and soon enough SXSW followed by Garorock Fest in France). They also had a warm welcome from french crowds in Fall of 2010 (playing Paris and the creatively fun Off-Courts festival in Trouville, Normandy) and are due once again on France's stages in April. Mixing unconventional musical sources such as a children's guitar with beat-box improvisation, the band juggles around with styles and creates a tasty concoction of hip hop! While their lack of pretension adds to the accuracy of their amazing live performances, it's no surprise that Random Recipe was hailed as one of Montreal's up-and coming bands by Spin Magazine in 2008, was prized by the MIMI for Best new band of 2009, won the GAMIQ trophy for Rising Star of 2010 and lastly the Galaxie prize also for Rising Star during the Rideau 2011 conference last February ! The band consists of vocalist and chiquita guitarra Frannie Holder, rapper and beat-box Fab, guitar, keys and all the shizzle Vincent Legault and percussions and keys Liu-Kong Ha.

Time

Friday March 18

11:00PM

Venue

Spill

212 E. Sixth St. Austin, TX 78701

Online

www.randomrecipe.ca/

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