CANDIE HANK

Biography

Kimouchi

Patric Catani started to make music very early, in his teenager age he used to program on his C64 Computer and used to 'rip' the old arcade game music out of games. He continued to work on the homecomputer and made his first Hardcore/Techno Gabba record in the age of 16 in the year 1992 on his Amiga 500 computer.

He called himself E de Cologne these days and he influenced a lot of other experimental and Breakcore orientated bands and musicians.

Very soon after his successful start he made a remix 10 for 'Mouse on Mars'and started several other projects, he moved from Cologne to Berlin. With his band 'EC8OR' that he formed together with Gina V. D'Orio he toured in the States and Japan several times and during the years he released over 30 records on various labels like the old Structure/Monotone, Praxis, Bastard Loud, Digital Hardcore Recordings, Mille Plateaux, Wordsound/Blackhoodz and Grand Royal.

Since a few years he is working with the Puppetmastaz who also just released their debut LP 'Creature Funk'.

Candie Hank is a grotesque entertainment show with no limit, a collision of Rock'n Roll, Moog influenced but harsh synthscapes breakcore but Belly Dance Punk and Gabba like Proto Pop.

His debut LP 'Kimouchi' just got released on Gagarin Records run by Felix Kubin who couldn't deny to release the Candie Hank stuff and even called it a 'landmark'. Candie Hank calls it Lubricant Sleazecore.

Another Messenger of Juri Gagarin is found and he comes with a bag full of sorrow and a fistful of sweets.