Adrena Adrena is a collaboration between visual artist Daisy Dickinson and drummer E-Da Kazuhisa, previously the drummer of the Japanese noise band Boredoms (WEA Japan, Reprise/Warner Brothers) and currently British electronic/post-rock band Seefeel (Rephlex, Warp Records).? The duo cut a raw blend of drums, noise and organic visual work, featuring in their performances an eight foot white sphere that hangs above Kazuhisa’s drum kit and which Dickinson maps videos on to; her work was described by William Barns-Graham of Fluid Radio as ‘cosmological and transcendental, drawing attention to the wonder of the earth and our sensuality on it’.
As a duo, their debut was at the International Festival of Projections in early 2016 and have since performed at The Institute of Contemporary Arts London, End of The Road Festival, Supernormal Festival, Fort Process Festival, Splice Festival, Zorofest in Leipzig and other shows across the UK and Europe, with Acid Mothers Temple and members of Can, Faust, Wire and Bo Ningen.? The pair completed a short film in 2016. ‘Man on the Hill’, which features E-da playing drums on fire in the mountains. The film has since been featured on the British Council Film website and in 2016 was nominated for The BFI London Film Festival, Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival, BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival, The London Experimental Film Festival, Vienna Independent Short Film Festival and the London Short Film Festival.
Other Lands has released music on Firecracker Recordings, with his recent 'Pattern Transform' EP on the Edinburgh label causing a few turns of heads at the start of the year. Prior to this he also contributed heavily to the 'Mac-Talla Nan Creag' project which the label put out in conjunction with Forestry Commission Scotland back in 2015, the follow up to which is due some time in 2018. There is other stuff in his past which he would not like to discuss at present but, if you are so minded, you could no doubt find out about if you know how to use the internet.