Machinista:
Swedish electronic-pop band from Sweden

Band members:
John Lindqwister - Vocals, Lyrics
(other bands: Cat Rapes Dog, Basswood Dollies etc.)
Richard Flow - Music
(other bands: Vision Talk, Haze For Sale etc.)

Biography:
In december 2012 John and Richard decided to try out a new fresh project beside their other bands.
The first result was a cover of David Bowie´s "Heroes", and the band also did a video for the song.
The feedback was awesome from start and the band decided to move along with own written songs.

The song "Molecules and carbon" followed the same procedure with a video and also
a soundcloud account was added to let more people access to the music.
Once again the feedback was really good and the band started to have followers on facebook/Soundcloud etc.

Also magazines like Sonic Seducer, Sideline, Peek-a-Boo, Elektroskull etc. started to encourage the band.
The same with radio stations, like Nebelwelten (Germany), and Synthopia (Australia) etc.

The band has also appeared on several compilation albums as well as remixing other bands.
All releases/remixes etc:
http://www.discogs.com/artist/3530034-Machinista

The autumn of 2013 the band signed with the english label Juggernaut Media Group.
The EP "Arizona Lights" was released 7:th march and did receive great reviews.

The debut album Xenoglossy was released 20 may 2014.
The feedback was really good and Machinista recived great reviews and in many magazines
best album/best newcomer 2014.

On the live-scene Machinista started to play a lot more in Sweden as well as abroad.
For examle England, Italy, norway.
The band shared festivals along with bands like Front 242, In Strict Confidence, Legend, Apoptygma Berzerk etc.

2015 Machinista allready have a lot of gigs coming up.
A mini-tour in germany is taking shape and the work on album number 2 is on the final touch.



 

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Lyrics - We are rockets - The bombs - Arizona lights - Battered - Brandbergen, Stockholm via Kalmar till Malmö - Crash - Dark heart of mine - Ghost - In between and above it all - Love and hate song - Molecules and carbon - Picture frame eternity - The angaels astray - Salvation - Sumersault - Take comfort in being sad - The blues and the reds - Train - Wasted