Aranis

Aranis

 Sint-Niklaas, Flanders, BEL
BandClassicalAlternative

"The secret of Aranis lies in the compelling fact that, as a listener, you are flung to and fro between the finesse of a classical concert and the excitement of a rock concert."

Biography

ARANIS is a Flemish band with an unique sound. Its six musicians explore every possible sound and technique on their instruments, which results in a cocktail of muted minimalism with a post-rock drive.

Their ‘Acoustic Chamber Rock’, with its high rock content and references to folk and contemporary classical music has taken the classical world by surprise.

Double bass player Joris Vanvinckenroye is the band’s main composer. His style is typically cinematic, melancholy and diverse.

In concert, Aranis creates an unforgettable atmosphere. Variation and expressivity hold the audience riveted. Chaotic structures and virtuoso crescendos alternate with serene intervals.

Discography

Aranis I (2005): CD
Aranis II (2007): CD
Hidden Soundscapes (2007): single
Aranis (2007): LP
Aranis III (2009): CD 'Songs from mirage' (with addition of three female singers)
Aranis IV (release fall 2010): 'Roqueforte' (with addition of percussion and viola)

They have radio airplay in Belgium: Radio Klara, Radio 1 & local radiostations and and abbroad

Set List

For example: (mix of three CD's)

Kitano
Vala
Looking- Glass
Gona
Walk in one's sleep
Moja
Trog
Lovey- Dovey
Mythra
Turbulentie
Asilah

(60'-70', 1 set)
No covers