EVOLUTION CONTROL COMMITTEE
en la galería
"The is a "band", but like none you've ever
seen or heard. No drums, guitar, bass, or even synth or sampler. The ECC
performs with custom-built equipment to give the audience a truly original
experience. When was the last time you saw a whole show performed by a
guy wearing 10 ordinary thimbles wired into some electronics, which trigger
In the world of The ECC's music, Public Enemy duke it out with Herb Alpert
while Dan Rather is the new frontman for AC/DC. It's fun without being
comedy, sample-based without being techno, and brainy without being arty.
Works equally well in bars or galleries!
Evolution Controlled Creations frequently engages in actions of Culture
Jamming like the Napster Nuggets operation, where the stream of mass media
consciousness is polluted (or enriched, depending on your viewpoint) with
creative fraud. Mass media is essentially a set of filters and rules which
restrict what can be seen and heard. ECC considers these rules to be a
set of challenges, and if we succeed in injecting a toy surprise in the
mainstream's Cracker Jack then we chalk up another win."
By Evolution Control Committee:
(at Illegal Art)
Columbus, Ohio's legendary ECC predated the entire "mash-ups"
phenomenon with an unholy marriage of Public Enemy and Herb Alpert back
in 1996 ("The Whipped Cream Mixes" 7") ... now they're
back with a brilliant 29-track plunderphonic cookbook of instant classics,
including "Rocked By Rape" (which earned ECC a ceast-and-desist
from CBS News, later dismissed)...
(2001 - current)
"...Meanwhile, one thing that we discovered that Napster has to
offer isn't exactly a Culture Jam, but it does offer a great new way
to see behind the screens... or rather, to hear what's going on in front
About Evolution Control Committee:
The New York Times (requires free registration)
Cool and Strange Music Magazine