She is kathy compton and she is a leo He is thierry holweck and he is insane. They are Panda Transport and they fight like brother and sister. It is plush mechanique, their debut album released by alpine chic She wanted to be a pussycat, a witch or an astronaut, he a globetrotter or a shepard in the alpes. She became a chanteuse and writer of jazz and pop, he a punk electro experimental musician. Polar opposites but drawn together by a lust to become acquainted with the unknown. Their meeting was not self evident in a world where cultures fight to guard themselves from foreign ideas, but every good person knows that a mixed race baby is the most beautiful thing 2 people can create. They are a by product of the global village, creating music where jazz phrasing coupled with simple melodies is set upon a sonic soundscape of deceptively complex harmonies and tiny sounds; astral lounge. The notion of travel remains central to their nomadic lifestyle, most of the songs from it were composed on the road in europe or the states, in motels alongside the highway, as opposed to the comforts of a proper recording studio, utilizing dilapidated laptops and wires strewn about. The product is more natural sunlight than well placed studio lighting. It is human music for human people.
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