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Derek Book

Derek Book

Confirmed: Mar. 2, 2013 (Awaiting Update)

Funky Alt Rock House Tribal Punk Electronic from Victoria BC
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Composition/Songwriting, DJ skills, Marimba, Drums/percussion, bit of trombone/trumpet, keys, recording software details

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Derek Book
derekmbook@gmail.com

I have been through many musical phases, so I won't pick a style here, except to say I have no interest in new country. I have played in several local bands, including Axion Ocean, Weak Patrol, but the largest was the Wassabi Collective, a project where I built a homade marimba and toured large festivals for 3 years in an experimental high energy in-your-face tribal fusion band. I am all about passion, and my soul is old. I am a fabulous songwriter, pretty much everything I wrote for the bands I worked in was the preferred material by the crowds, and my voice is VERY powerful. If I had to compare my essence with with another musician, it would be Marcus Mumford, from Mumford and sons. Not because I play celtic(though I have at times), but because he and I have the same rawness and honesty. I take the world very seriously, but I am also silly and fun man.

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Listing last updated/confirmed Mar. 2, 2013

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