NEW ALBUM INTENT
We are working hard on our NEW ALBUM INTENT - with the legendary producer Chris (The Lord) Harms. Release in autumn.
Randolph’s Grin: philosophical sex-wave
electronic based music duo featuring a big, smoothly layered sound,
hypnotic female vocals and intelligent lyrics
The newest album Dragon Road was released in September, 2015. Heidi’s fascination with philosophy, human consciousness and hypnosis inspired the album concept. The lyrics were inspired by human world-view development theory, where each song represents a different level (or meme) on the path from very simple survival needs on through to pluralism and finally enlightenment.
Sometimes Heidi chose to emphasize the positive and healthy aspects of a level, and sometimes the negative and pathological side. Each meme integrates the meme that came before it.
Dragon Road was produced and mixed by the legendary John Fryer, now living in Oslo, Norway and known for his work with Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, and This Mortal Coil, to name a few.
RANDOLPH’S GRIN played the following
places and dates on their last tour:
Neuntöter Tour 2016
Support: Randolph’s Grin
Darkhaus,Firstborn, Cantera, and Das Scheit on
09.11.16 London – O2 Academy Islington 2
10.11.16 Bristol – Exchange
11.11.16 Cardiff – Fuel Rock Club
12.11.16 Cheltenham – 2 Pigs
13.11.16 Edinburgh – La Belle Angele
14.11.16 Doncaster – Diamond Live Lounge
15.11.16 Birmingham – The Flapper
17.11.16 Osnabrück – Bastard Club
18.11.16 Köln – Essigfabrik
19.11.16 München – Backstage
20.11.16 Frankfurt – Nachtleben
24.11.16 Leipzig – Moritzbastei
25.11.16 Hamburg – Knust
26.11.16 Bochum – Matrix
27.11.16 Paris – Le Klub
30.11.16 Wien – Das Bach
01.12.16 Nürnberg – Hirsch
02.12.16 Stuttgart – Club Cann
03.12.16 Kaiserslautern – Kammgarn
09.12.16 Berlin – Bi Nuu
10.12.16 Hannover – Béi Chéz Heinz
Robert Andrew Bowman and Adelheid (Heidi) Winkler met in the Detroit suburbs in their early twenties when Leland City Club and The Shelter downtown were the underground places to hear industrial and alternative music. Having many artistic influences in common, they immediately “clicked” musically. Robert’s electronic compositions are especially rhythmic, beautifully layered with an often “big” tonal quality.
Heidi’s versatile and always feminine vocals give the music a very distinct humanness and complete the unique sound. The first album Melt was released in 1997, was distributed by Cargo Records/Metropolis Records and followed by a tour in the eastern United States.
Details came out in 2000 and highlighted the more sophisticated direction the project was taking. Randolph’s Grin is a trans-atlantic duo – Robert is still based out of the Detroit area and Heidi has been living in Salzburg, Austria for the past 16 years.
The latest single THE DRAGON ROAD is the end/summary track of Randolph’s Grin’s “Dragon Road” full length album
The remixes form a Trinity:
Mind remix by Inertia (Killing Joke)
Body remix by Kloq
Spirit remix by Nine Circles
Dragon Road: inspired by human world-view development theory
Music produced by John Fryer
Recorded in Detroit, Salzburg and Oslo
Video footage in Salzburg by Quadroptik
Video footage in Detroit and all video editing by Robert Andrew Bowman of RG
Artwork in close-ups by Adelheid Winkler
Album version master by Rob Beaton
Remix masters by Mehrzad Mehrabanpour
Dragon Road graphic by The Metatron
Distribution by Rough Trade
Management by 2808-MGMT
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…then and now…
DRAGON ROAD is available through Rough Trade Distribution.
digital download available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and more
digipack cd and vinyl available here at our website store!
digipack cd also available on Amazon Germany
AMBER , MAGENTA, ORANGE and THE DRAGON ROAD singles off DRAGON ROAD available for digital download on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and more
symbiotic, archaic, survival
inspired by human world-view development theory
For more information on human development theories
please see the works of:
Ken Wilber, Don Beck, Clare Graves, etc.